Chambers & Partners recognized Moroğlu Arseven in six practice areas for its 2018 European Awards, also acknowledging five individual team members for their work across a diverse range of practice areas. The 2018 rankings see Moroğlu Arseven continue to be ranked in Band 1 for Intellectual Property, plus Band 3 for Corporate and M&A work, as well as TMT matters. 2018 sees the firm move up in the rankings to Band 2 for Employment work and Band 3 for Dispute Resolution. Chambers & Partners also notes the firm as a Recognized Practitioner for Energy and Project engagements.

Awards for six key practice areas

In 2018, Moroğlu Arseven continues to be ranked in Band 1 for Intellectual Property, with Chambers & Partners noting the “highly esteemed team well known for advising international clients on trade mark prosecution, as well as domain name and patent issues.” The researcher particularly noted the firm’s “varied and expanding client roster” for Intellectual Property.

One intellectual property client praised the firm’s ability to offer a “state-of-the-art, tailor-made brand protection service.” Another client commented that lawyers are “knowledgeable, responsive and business-minded.

The firm rises to Band 2 for Employment work in 2018. Chambers & Partners noted the firm boasts an “in-demand employment practice that acts for international and domestic clients on myriad employment and employee benefit matters” as well as “assists prominent domestic clients and blue-chip multinational companies with employee disputes and subsequent litigation, as well as supporting clients on day-to-day HR operations and contractual issues.”

Client sources reported their appreciation for Moroğlu Arseven’s team members being “always reachable“, as well as their ability to “communicate well and send reminders.” Clients also praised the firm’s employment team as “confident and cost-effective partners.”

The firm rises to Band 3 for Dispute Resolution work in 2018, with researchers particularly commenting that the “recognised team offers a broad contentious practice with experience of debt collections as well as regulatory, administrative, IP and sports litigation.” The researchers particularly noted that clients “benefit from additional exposure to international arbitration” as well as the firm’s “notable services to Turkish and international corporate clients seeking to defend their interests in shareholder, distributorship and employment issues.”

Clients praised the firm’s ability to “analyse cases thoroughly and lay down every possible option carefully in order to formulate a strategy”, saying that they “go the extra mile in finding the correct technical experts and academics for supporting material when needed.” Another client commented on the team’s international exposure: “They are aware of legal needs of other jurisdictions and point out the relevant topics in different jurisdictions.”

Chambers & Partners continues to rank the firm in Band 3 for Corporate and M&A, with researchers particularly commenting on the firm’s support to “domestic and international clients on the buy and sell sides of a variety of transactions, providing a full-service” package. It also noted the firm’s “extensive corporate advisory service” and excellent reputation for venture capital advisory work.”

A client reported Moroğlu Arseven as being “spot-on with their analysis, support and recommendations on ways to proceed quickly.” While another client commented that “the standard of the team is very high.”

Chambers & Partners continues to rank Moroğlu Arseven in Band 3 for Telecommunications, Media, and Technology, with researchers commenting that the “experienced team” assists clients with a “wide range of IT and telecoms issues, including a significant practice in advising start-ups and entrepreneurs”, which is” supported by key strength in IP and corporate mandates.” Researchers particularly noted the firm’s “expertise in the creation, acquisition, transfer, use and protection of technology”.

A client source reported that the firm “plans steps and strategy very well, investigates all the related documents carefully and keeps you informed on all the updates“. Another client commented that the firm has a “good understanding of business processes,” adding: “The team is young and dynamic.”

Chambers & Partners also notes the firm as a Recognized Practitioner for Energy and Projects in 2018.

Six team members receive Individual recognition

Işık Özdoğan, LL.M., leading Moroğlu Arseven’s Intellectual Property practice, continues to receive top recognition and be personally ranked in Band 1 for Intellectual Property in Turkey. She is recognized in the Chambers & Partners’ European awards for the sixth year in a row. Clients praised her “vast expertise and practical, business-minded approach.”

Orçun Çetinkaya, LL.M., continues to be individually ranked in Band 3 for Dispute Resolution matters in Turkey, for the second year in a row. Chambers & Partners noted that sources reported Orçun to be “proactive, problem-solving, approachable and hard-working.”

Dr. E. Seyfi Moroğlu, LL.M., maintains his ranking in Band 4 for Corporate and M&A matters in Turkey, recognized in the Global Awards for the fourth year in a row. Clients noted that Seyfi is a “very high-quality performer who analyses all risks well and provides good suggestions.” He continues to be specifically recognized for his German expertise, ranked for the third year as a “Foreign Expert in relation to German law”, as well as be recognized in Chambers & Partners’ rankings of German law firms and practitioners as an “Expert Based Abroad”.

Burcu Tuzcu Ersin, LL.M., maintains her ranking in Band 4 for Corporate and M&A matters in Turkey, recognized for the fifth year in a row. Chambers & Partners noted that clients appreciate that Burcu is “open-minded, quick to react and pleasant to deal with.

Ezgi Baklacı Gülkokar, LL.M., is recognized for the fourth time in the European Awards, noted as “Up and Coming” for her work in Intellectual Property. The research reports that a client was particularly impressed by her “quick responses and ability to get directly to the point.”

Chambers & Partners identifies Benan Arseven as being a Specialist in Corporate and M&A, Projects, Employment, as well as Dispute Resolution. It also identifies and Gökçe İzgi as a Specialist in Intellectual Property.

Chambers & Partners have been ranking law firms and lawyers since 1990, and now covers 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. The complete 2018 European rankings by Chambers & Partners can be viewed on the Chambers & Partners website.