Moroğlu Arseven received awards from The Legal 500 in seven categories for 2017, along with Işık Özdoğan being individually recognized as a Leading Individual in the Intellectual Property field. Moroğlu Arseven continues to be ranked in 2017 as a Tier 1 law firm for Intellectual Property. The Legal 500 also individually recognizes twelve of the firm’s team members for their work across a diverse range of practice areas.

In 2017, The Legal 500 ranks Moroğlu Arseven in:

  • Tier 1 for Intellectual Property.
  • Tier 2 for Dispute Resolution, Energy, as well as IT/Telecommunications.
  • Tier 3 for Corporate, commercial and M&A.
  • Tier 4 for Banking, Finance, and Capital Markets, as well as Competition.

The Legal 500 awarded top ranking to Moroglu Arseven’s Intellectual Property practice again in 2017. Clients commented that the firm “stands out above all others”. Client sources described Işık Özdoğan and Gokçe İzgi as “highly responsive and give good, practical advice in clear English”, while Ezgi Baklacı and Merve Altınay are also recommended.

The Legal 500 noted Moroglu Arseven’s Dispute Resolution work in contentious contractual, shareholder, joint venture, construction and employment matters, placing the firm in Tier 2. Researchers particularly recognized Seyfi Moroğlu, Benan Arseven, Orçun Çetinkaya, and Nejla Aydın Özer as having “vast experience in this space”.

The Legal 500 ranks Moroğlu Arseven’s IT and Telecommunications practice in Tier 2, with clients describing the team as “professional, quick and always meet expectations”. The Legal 500 notes practice leader, Burcu Tuzcu Ersin’s, advice to e-commerce clients and technology start-ups, among others. Işık Özdoğan and Ezgi Baklacı are also recognized as recommended lawyers in this area.

Moroğlu Arseven’s Energy practice area is ranked in Tier 2, with the researchers particularly commenting on the firm’s advice during energy transactions, the construction and development of power plants, and corporate issues within energy sector. Researchers particularly noted the work of Benan Arseven, Seyfi Moroğlu and Nilay Göker within this practice.

The Legal 500 recognizes Moroğlu Arseven’s Corporate, Commercial and M&A practice area in Tier 3. A practice client noted the firm’s as “always available whenever a last-minute change requires a quick response”. A client source described Seyfi Moroğlu as having “great project management skills and excellent knowledge of M&A and corporate law”. Fellow founding partner, Benan Arseven, is also noted as being “highly regarded”. A practice client described Ülkü Solak as an advisor who ”always exceeds expectations due to her technical skills, negotiation tactics and counter-party management abilities”.

Moroğlu Arseven’s Banking, Finance and Capital Markets practice receives recognition in Tier 4, with the Legal 500 commenting on the firm’s frequent work with angel investors. Seyfi Moroğlu, Burcu Tuzcu Ersin and Nilay Göker are noted as recommended lawyers in the area.

The firm’s Competition practice is ranked in Tier 4, with Bora İkiler’s advice on distribution agreements receiving particular mention from The Legal 500’s researchers.

The Legal 500 ranks law firms and lawyers annually in 82 jurisdictions worldwide. Complete information about Moroğlu Arseven’s rankings can be viewed through on the Legal 500 website.