Founded in 1989, Hergüner Bilgen Özeke is one of the largest, independent Turkish business law firms in Turkey. The Hergüner firm is a full-service corporate law firm representing a major international and national clientele, which includes global corporations, international and multilateral financial institutions, agencies and other notable international clientele.
An award-winning firm, Hergüner prides itself on being a leader in the Turkish legal market, and for its strategy of independence in selecting clients and matters enabling it to maintain close working relationships on a global basis while operating as a progressive firm.
Hergüner’s main practice areas include: Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, Finance and Banking, Dispute Resolution and Commercial law. The firm also offers expertise across a wide range of industries, including: Energy & Infrastructure, Real Estate, Iron and Steel Works, Mining, Oil & Gas, and Retail.
The Hergüner firm has extensive experience working with clients around the world, including China, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States, and in regions such as the Balkans, Benelux, CEE, Europe, Eurasia and MENA.
Recent Firm News & Legal Updates
Public bodies (mostly municipal authorities) have been known
in practice to divert privately-owned real property to public use
through zoning plans without going through the expropriation
The Regulation Amending the Regulation on the Allocation of Public Immovables for Tourism Investments was published on 26 February 2019 in the Official Gazette. The Regulation Amendment has changed the annual increase rates of the utilization fees to be paid to the Treasury for the tourism investments in public immovables.
Pursuant to the Capital Markets Board Decision dated 10 January 2019 and numbered 2/49, it has been decided that “Reporting on Compliance with Corporate Governance,” previously made through “the Communiqué on Corporate Governance Principles II-17.1”, should now be made by means of the “Corporate Governance Compliance Report” and the “Corporate Governance Information Form”.