March 21, 2016
Moroğlu Arseven has been ranked as a Band 2 firm for Intellectual Property by Chambers & Partners in its 2016 Global Edition. The firm is ranked in Band 4 for its work in both Corporate and M&A, as well as Dispute Resolution. Four of the firm’s Partners, Işık Özdoğan, E. Seyfi Moroğlu, Burcu Tuzcu Ersin, and Orçun Çetinkaya continue to be singled out for individual recognition. Counsel, Gökçe İzgi, is noted as Up and Coming.
Işık Özdoğan, LL.M., leading Moroğlu Arseven’s intellectual property practice, receives top recognition and continues to be personally ranked in Band 1 for Intellectual Property in Turkey, for the third year in a row. Clients commented that Işık is “calm, reassuring and confident. She’s a solid force to help you with difficult situations.” Another client commented that Işık is “clear and straight to the point. She is knowledgeable about our expectations and business-oriented when finding solutions.”
Dr. E. Seyfi Moroğlu, LL.M., maintains his ranking in Band 4 for Corporate and M&A matters in Turkey. Chambers & Partners particularly noted his experience in transactional, corporate support and shareholder dispute matters. Clients commented to Chambers & Partners that Seyfi is “a very strong lawyer and brilliant in negotiations – he can balance the commercial aspects of a transaction with the often complicated legal side.” Seyfi is also specifically recognized for his foreign expertise, with Chambers & Partners noting that he is “renowned for his knowledge of German law and his German language capabilities.” He continues to be ranked as a Foreign Expert in relation to German law, as well as be recognized in Chambers & Partners’ rankings of German law firms and practitioners, where he is noted as an Expert Based Abroad.
Burcu Tuzcu Ersin LL.M., maintains her ranking in Band 4 for Corporate and M&A matters in Turkey. Chambers & Partners noted her extensive work with start-ups, angel investors and venture capital clients on corporate issues associated with newly established and growing companies, along with Turkish conglomerates in regard to high-value acquisitions and general corporate matters. According to clients, Burcu is “dedicated, and if she promises something then you can trust her to deliver. She has an in-depth understanding of what we need and what we are looking for, and makes sure to cover all of these bases.”
Orçun Çetinkaya, LL.M. maintains his ranking in Band 4 for Dispute Resolution matters in Turkey. Chambers & Partners noted that Orçun now heads the dispute resolution team, “bringing with him extensive experience of international arbitration and litigation proceedings.” It noted that clients seek Orçun’s advice on a broad range of cases, including corporate, white-collar crime and administrative disputes, with one client commenting that Orçun is “a very safe pair of hands.”
Gökçe İzgi, LL.M., is noted again by Chambers & Partners as Up and Coming for her work in Intellectual Property. Chambers & Partners noted that Gökçe “advises international clients on the management of their IP portfolios, including the seizure of counterfeit products. She is also active in prosecuting trade mark and patents, and knowledgeable of unfair competition, design, copyright and domain names.” The researchers note that Gökçe’s clients appreciate her “responsive and clear advice” on a wide range of issues.
Chambers & Partners have been ranking law firms and lawyers since 1990, and now covers 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. The complete 2016 Global rankings by Chambers & Partners can be viewed on the Chambers & Partners Global 2016 website.