The Legal 500 awarded rankings to Moroğlu Arseven in eight categories for 2016, also recognizing Işık Özdoğan individually as a Leading Individual in the Intellectual Property field. The 2016 rankings see Moroğlu Arseven move to Tier 1 for Intellectual Property. The firm also expands its recognition from The Legal 500 to now also include IT and Telecommunications, being ranked in Tier 2. The Legal 500 individually recognizes eight team members for their work across a diverse range of practice areas.

In 2016, The Legal 500 ranks Moroğlu Arseven in:

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

The Legal 500 awarded top honors to Moroglu Arseven’s Intellectual Property practice, placing it in Tier 1. Clients commented Moroğlu Arseven is “Head and shoulders above the competition”. The researchers particularly noted the firm’s considerable experience in anti-counterfeiting matters and trademark enforcement, as well as its high-profile client-base. One client described Işik Özdoğan, who leads the Intellectual Property team, as “very professional and well prepared”. Another client commented that recently promoted partner, Ezgi Baklacı, is “thorough, reacts quickly, and considers matters commercially” (more).

The Legal 500 noted Moroglu Arseven’s Dispute Resolution work in respect to distribution disputes, placing the firm in Tier 2. Researchers particularly recognized Orçun Çetinkaya joining the firm in mid-2015 as “bringing expertise in contractual, shareholder, joint venture, construction and employment matters, as well as tax, international trade and business crime cases” (more).

Moroğlu Arseven enters The Legal 500’s rankings In 2016 at Tier 2 for IT and Telecommunications, reflecting a large and growing client base in the practice, led by Burcu Tuzcu Ersin. The Legal 500 describes Moroğlu Arseven’s practice as “widely praised”, representing “e-commerce clients and technology start-ups, among others.” Clients particularly consider Işık Özdoğan and Ezgi Baklacı to be “legal rock stars” who “understand the bigger global picture”.

Moroğlu Arseven’s Energy practice area is ranked in Tier 2. Researchers particularly noted “well-regarded” Benan Arseven’s recent work in the renewables sector, including solar and hydro projects. Researchers went on to note that Burcu Tuzcu Ersin is “experienced in licensing matters in the electricity market, power portfolio acquisitions, the financing of energy investments, and EPC contracts for hydropower plants and wind farms.

The Legal 500 recognizes Moroğlu Arseven’s Corporate and M&A practice area in Tier 3, with founding partners Benan Arseven and Seyfi Moroğlu singled out as the “names to note”.

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 over 90 jurisdictions worldwide. Complete information about Moroğlu Arseven’s rankings can be viewed through on the Legal 500 website.