Moroğlu Arseven has been ranked as a Band 2 firm for Intellectual Property by Chambers & Partners in its 2015 Europe Edition. Chambers & Partners ranks the firm in Band 4 for its work in both Corporate and M&A, as well as Dispute Resolution. The firm is also noted for its work in Technology, Media, and Telecommunications. Four of the firm’s Partners, Işık Özdogan, E. Seyfi Moroğlu, Burcu Tuzcu Ersin, and Benan Arseven, are singled out for individual recognition. While two of the firm’s Counsels, Gökçe İzgi and Ezgi Baklaci, are also noted.
Discussing the firm’s Intellectual Property work, one client noted “The team combines excellent knowledge of the local legal market with an understanding of the requirements of international clients“, while another described it as “A responsive, available and proactive practice.”
One client described the firm’s Corporate and M&A practice area as “Very good – strong response times, and analytical, practical information.” Another commented that “You feel that these lawyers have knowledge and experience, and that when you’re talking to them you’re satisfied with what they suggest. You feel comfortable listening to them, and acting according to their advice.”
Describing Dispute Resolution work, one client commented to Chambers & Partners that Moroğlu Arseven has “A very helpful, responsive and hard-working team of lawyers, who are good at explaining Turkish issues to international clients.”
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. Clients commented that Işık is a “solution-oriented lawyer who always respects deadlines” as well as being “good with clients and very communicative.”
Burcu Tuzcu Ersin LL.M., is ranked in Band 4 for Corporate and M&A matters in Turkey. Chambers & Partners notes that according to clients, Burcu is a “quick, tough worker, who always gives clear and appropriate advice” on corporate and M&A cases.
Dr. E. Seyfi Moroğlu, LL.M., is ranked in Band 4 for Corporate and M&A matters in Turkey. Clients commented to Chambers & Partners that Seyfi is a “very talented” corporate lawyer. The researchers note Seyfi’s wide-ranging success on a series of domestic and cross-border transactions. He is specifically recognized for his foreign expertise, with sources appreciating “his notable knowledge of mandates involving German parties.” Seyfi is also ranked in Band 3 for Technology, Media, and Telecommunications in Turkey, where clients describe him as a “dedicated and organised expert” in the field. The researchers note Seyfi’s significant cross-border experience.
Benan Arseven is noted as a specialist for Corporate and M&A, as well as Dispute Resolution.
Gökçe İzgi , LL.M., is noted as Up and Coming for her work in Intellectual Property. The researchers describe Gökçe as “a rising star, with growing prominence in copyright cases in particular, alongside a strong pharmaceutical IP practice.”
Ezgi Baklacı, LL.M. is noted as an Associate to Watch for her work in Intellectual Property. Clients appreciate her “clear and organised“approach to work, going on to say “she always provides a good overview of the issues in a very short time, with the information condensed so I can get to grips with it.”
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