ELIG Attorneys-at-Law



Practice area

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

ELIG Attorneys-at-Law hired Ekrem Kalkan from the Turkish Competition Authority during the research period.

A client from the technology sector says: “ELIG has a well-established name in Turkey and is highly recommended by global clients in competition law. The firm understands the legal, economic and political sides of the matter. Although they have expertise in local issues, they are fully aware of international developments.” 

A client in the airport operations sector says: “The firm always presents high quality. Gönenç Gurkaynak, managing partner, is always available for a meeting or contract negotiation. He is very dedicated to his clients.” Other lawyers are also praised: “Hakan Ozgokcen is an expert for competition law issues, his level of knowledge is impressive. Edna Nduru is in a development phase as she is very new to the office but has a deep understanding.”

A client from the banking industry says: “Our bank has selected ELIG from a huge list of competitors and we have no reason to look for something else.”

An energy client who the team advised on M&A matters says: “The company is outstanding at corporate law, efficient and always to the point.”

In competition the firm acted on the merger control elements of the acquisition of EMC Corporation and EMC Corporation’s interest in VMware. The firm also advised Google Life Services and Aventis on the competition elements of a joint venture project related to diabetes.

In M&A the firm advised Allianz on the highly complex post-closing restructuring scheme for Project One HQ; and advised Fahrzeugwerk Bernard Krone in relation to its acquisition of shares in the Doğuş Group.