The Legal 500 ranks Moroğlu Arseven in Tier 1 for Compliance, Intellectual Property as well as Media and Entertainment practices, in its 2020 awards. In total, Moroğlu Arseven received awards from the Legal 500 in nine practice areas for 2020. Partners E. Benan Arseven, Işık Özdoğan, LL.M. and Burcu Tuzcu, LL.M. are each individually listed as “Leading Individuals” respectively for Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Intellectual Property and Compliance. While Dr. E. Seyfi Moroğlu, LL.M., Dr. Z. Ertunç Şirin, LL.M. and senior associate C. Hazal Baydar, LL.M. are acknowledged as “Recommended Lawyers” for various areas, senior associate Ece Berkman received recognition as “Rising Star” for Intellectual Property practice.

In 2020, The Legal 500 ranks Moroğlu Arseven in:

  • Tier 1 for Compliance, Intellectual Property, as well as Media and Entertainment.
  • Tier 2 for Commercial, Corporate, Employment, M&A, Dispute Resolution, as well as IT and Telecommunications.
  • Tier 3 for Energy and Real Estate and Construction.
  • Tier 4 for Banking, Finance, and Capital Markets.

Moroğlu Arseven’s Compliance practice receives recognition in Tier 1 for the third year in a row. The practice leader Burcu Tuzcu Ersin, LL.M. is acknowledged as “Leading Individual” Legal 500 noted that “the extensive experience of the team is reflected by its work for clients in sectors such as healthcare, fintech, e-commerce, media, advertising, gambling and industrial.” Dr. Z. Ertunç Şirin, MA., Dr. E. Seyfi Moroğlu, LL.M. and E. Benan Arseven are also recommended in that field.

In 2020, Moroğlu Arseven is recognized for the fifth year in a row in Tier 1 for Intellectual Property practice. The firm’s IP head Işık Özdoğan, LL.M. continues to receive top recognition and be personally ranked as “Leading Individual”, for the seventh year in a row, while senior associate Ece Berkman is recognized as “Rising Star”.  Clients appraised the team for providing “excellent strategic advice, practical thinking, and great communication.”

The Legal 500 awarded top ranking to Moroglu Arseven’s Media and Entertainment practice, clients commenting that all Moroğlu Arseven lawyers are “very experienced and full of knowledge”E. Benan Arseven and Işık Özdoğan, LL.M. are recognized as “Recommended Lawyers” in this area.

The firm maintained its rankings in Tier 2 for Commercial, Corporate, and M&A. Founding partner E. Benan Arseven received recognition as “Leading Individual” for Commercial, Corporate, and M&A practice, while Dr. E. Seyfi Moroğlu, LL.M. and Burcu Tuzcu Ersin, LL.M. are recognized as “Recommended Lawyers”. According to the firm’s clients, “Moroglu Arseven showed high professionalism and experience while handling the matters entrusted to them”. They also appraised the firm for being a “great team with commercial understanding as well as legal know-how” and “resourceful in problem-solving”

For the Dispute Resolution work, the firm got ranked in Tier 2. Clients commented that “Reliability, based on the evaluation from a broad perspective and reaching a decision by considering all conceivable possibilities.” Dr. E. Seyfi Moroğlu, LL.M., E. Benan Arseven, Işık Özdoğan, LL.M., and Burcu Tuzcu Ersin, LL.M. are all recommended for their dispute resolution work.

The Legal 500 recognized Moroğlu Arseven’s Employment practice in Tier 2, praising the dedicated practice as well as department head İpek Ünlü Tık’s significant specialist experience in negotiations, disputes, disciplinary procedures, and terminations. 

The Legal 500 ranked Moroglu Arseven’s IT and Telecommunications practice in Tier 2. Client sources noted that “Team capabilities were incredible; they understood each sectors’ business models and ways and gave us an idea of how to establish the company.” The team-lead Burcu Tuzcu Ersin, LL.M.who has experience of venture capital, growth and start-up financing” is recommended in the area.

The Legal 500 recognizes Moroğlu Arseven’s “dynamic” Energy practice in Tier 3, alongside with Real Estate and Construction. In addition to team head Benan Arseven, Burcu Tuzcu Ersin, LL.M. and senior associate C. Hazal Baydar, LL.M. are noted as “Recommended Lawyers” in the energy field, while Dr. E. Seyfi Moroğlu, LL.M. got recognition in the real estate and construction. Firm’s real estate clients commented that “Their hands-on approach enables them to be aware of all the important details of a dispute without losing sight of the big picture.”

The firm’s Banking, Finance and Capital Markets practice receives recognition in Tier 4 while client praise the team’s communication and responsiveness. Dr. E. Seyfi Moroğlu, LL.M. who leads the firm’s BFCM team is also recommended in this area.

Legal 500’s rankings are based on feedback from 250,000 in-house peers and firm deal and confidential matters independent assessment by the researchers. Further information about Moroğlu Arseven’s rankings can be viewed on The Legal 500’s website.