Hergüner Bilgen Özeke


Levent 199
Büyükdere Caddesi, No: 199
Şişli, Istanbul

+90 212 310 1800

+90 212 310 1899

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Kayra Üçer
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Senior Partner: Ümit Hergüner
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 84
Network memberships: World Law Group, US-European Lawyers Network, International Attorneys Club, Club Abogados, International Bar Association, the American Bar Association
Languages: English, French, German, Turkish

With one of Turkey’s largest assembly of lawyers, many of whom are qualified in multiple jurisdictions, Hergüner Bilgen Özeke is one of the few independent Turkish firms capable of being primary counsel in international transactions. Hergüner has over three decades experience in cross-border financing, and the firm’s size and experience allows Hergüner to be a one-stop-shop for any legal issue by tailoring teams to fit every matter or budget.

"Hergüner Bilgen Özeke is an expert Turkish law firm.  Their commercial approach to legal issues has always helped our company overcome complex situations with different parties. They are solution-focused and able to simplify problems in order to reach viable, quick and sustainable conclusions."

  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Financial Services Regulatory
  • Investment Funds
  • Project Finance & PPPs
  • Restructuring and Insolvency

Banking and Finance

Piraye Kuranel Başol

Capital Markets

Kayra Üçer

Corporate and M&A

Ümit Hergüner

Financial Services Regulatory

Yeşim Api Şamlı

Investment Funds

Mert Oğuzülgen

Project Finance and PPPs

Senem Denktaş

Restructuring and Insolvency

Ufuk Yalçın

Recent Transactions:

  • Represented Telia Sonera in the sale of its 47.1 percent holding in Turkcell Holding, which owns 51 percent in the listed company Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri, to the state owned Turkey Wealth Fund for USD 530 million. 
  • Advised Borusan EnBW Enerji  as the sponsor’s counsel in a wind power plant project with an existing capacity and expansion project and successfully closed the deal amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Gaming
  • Healthcare
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Social infrastructure
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Transport