ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law



Practice area

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law is well known for its competition practice, but it is also active on banking and finance, capital markets and M&A matters.

In banking, the firm advised borrowers on loans deals. In capital markets, a clear highlight was work for an issuer on an IPO.

The competition team was busy working on investigations, exemption applications and merger control fillings in the retail, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, automotive, insurance and real estate sectors.

In M&A, the firm represented joint venture partners on deals in the automotive sector, and worked for acquirers on deals in the transport, manufacturing and consumer goods industries. 

Recent Deal Data highlights 

•Kale/ Rolls-Royce joint venture

•Trend GYO Borsa İstanbul IPO 

Client feedback

"The firm is responsive, has an extensive experience and is the best in class in competition and antitrust." - Competition

"The services rendered were satisfactory. The lawyers in the legal team were well educated and experienced in competition practices. They guided us properly and as expected." - Financial services regulatory

"The firm is excellent, diligent, responsive and pragmatic." - M&A

"The firm is good at making creative solutions, gives quick feedback, has an efficient time management, completes its work on time, and has accessible consultants." - M&A

"The firm provided support every hour of the day with an easy-to-reach consultant." - M&A

"ELIG is a trustworthy firm, deeply knowledgeable in the fields it operates. They are very responsive and have a good understanding of a corporate client's needs.  Their services are high premium with relevant cost associated to the same." - Project development

"The firm's work was delivered promptly and presented clearly. Overall, ELIG produces strong work product." - Project development

"Strengths: the firm is very experienced, solution oriented, always accessible and very much deadline oriented. Weakness: nothing significant."

"We are satisfied about our experience with the firm."

Burcu Can and Gonenc Gurkaynak

"They are both strong in communication and are good listeners. They have a very good technical know-how."

"They are both very good."

Eda Duru

"We are satisfied about her accessibility, her capability of meeting deadlines, and her legal knowledge."

Gonenc Gurkaynak

"He is excellent."

"He is an excellent lawyer."

"When working with him, you know you are at good hands and you know when you need counsel he will be there to assist."

Nazli Yukaruc

"She has an efficient time management, completes work on time and is an accessible consultant."

"She is excellent, clear, responsive and pragmatic."

"She works fast and delivers jobs on time. She could be more dynamic during communication."