Güner Law Office is able to offer varied advice to a range of clients working within both the energy and infrastructure sectors. Led by partners Ece Güner and Ömer Erdoğan, it is an unaffiliated firm that is able to offer local counsel to both domestic and international clients.
The firm’s work is mainly focused in the energy and mining areas, and this has been demonstrated this year. They have advised major international bank consortia in connection with the financing for a new-build mining project and have worked with domestic lenders in relation to the construction of generation facilities.
The deputy general counsel of a multinational company in the mining and metals sector that worked with Güner Law Office says: “Güner provides very good legal advice in joint ventures, shareholders agreement and commercial law. They have great knowledge of mining law which is quite rare in this field. Emir Jami is very efficient, effective and see the case from a business perspective, not purely legally.”
Another client from the communication sector says: “Very good M&A support. The team is extremely diligent and has good knowledge of the media industry and the regulatory regime in Turkey.”
In banking the firm advised the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi in regard to a trade finance facility provided to Kibar Holding.
On the project finance side, the firm advised Centerra Exploration and Öksüt Madencilik Sanayi ve Ticaret in regard to the financing for the construction and operation of the Oksut gold mine and related infrastructure; and advised Société Generale in connection with the $250 million financing of the development of the processing unit at a gold-silver-copper mine.
In the M&A the firm advised Ferro Corporation in relation to its acquisition of Ferer Dis Ticaret ve Kimyasallar.