Awards

Awards, Rankings & Quotations

  • Top-tier law firm in IFLR 1000, 2017 (Rated Band 1 for Energy, Banking, Project Finance, M&A, Infrastructure)
  • Top-tier law firm in Chambers Global 2016 (Rated Band 1 for Projects and Energy) 
  • Top-tier law firm in Chambers Europe 2016 (Rated Band 1 for Corporate /M&A and Real Estate)
  • Top-tier law firm in Legal 500, 2016 (Rated Tier 1 for Banking, Finance, Capital Markets, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Project Finance/Projects, Real Estate and Construction and Restructuring and Insolvency) 
  • The Annual IFLR European Awards 2016 "National Firm of the Year” 
  • Top-tier law firm in Chambers Global, 2015 (Rated Band 1 for Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions and Projects & Energy) 
  • Top-tier law firm in Legal 500  for Banking, finance and capital markets, Corporate and M&A, Employment, Project finance/projects, Real estate and construction, Turkey, 2015 
  • Bonds & Loans, Shortlisted Top 3 Finalist, Deal of the Year, Turkey, 2014 
  • Mergermarket, European M&A Awards, Short List Awardee, Turkey, 2014 
  • Who’s Who Legal Awards, Country Legal Award 2014 (Turkey Law firm of the Year) 
  • Euromoney, European Women  in Business Law Award, 2014 (Country Award for Turkey) 
  • Top-tier law firm in Chambers Global, 2013 (Rated Band 1 for Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions and Projects & Energy)  “This local giant is once again recognised for its prestigious M&A work and corporate expertise.” Chambers Global (2013).
  • Top-tier law firm in Chambers Europe, 2013 (Rated Band 1 for Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions and Projects & Energy) 
  • Top-tier law firm in IFLR 1000, 2013 (Rated Tier 1 for Capital Markets, Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions and Project Finance) “Hergüner Bilgen Özeke is the mainstay of tier one. The firm consolidates its positions across the tables and is especially known for its M&A work.” IFLR 1000 (2013).
  • Top-tier law firm in Legal 500, 2013 (Rated Tier 1 for Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions and Project Finance)  “The firm’s strong reputation continues to attract a broad range of matters including project, construction and real estate financing.” Legal 500 (2013)

Testimonials

“Hergüner Bilgen Özeke has a longstanding reputation for corporate and M&A work on behalf of domestic and international clients.” – Legal 500 (2015)

“Offers strength in corporate restructuring mandates, large-scale project finance cases and sizeable bond issuances. Appreciated by market-leading Turkish banks on finance transactions.” Chambers and Partners (2015)

“Strong in litigation cases involving issues such as employment, white-collar crime, insolvency, competition and real estate. Also handles numerous international arbitration and ADR matters.” Chambers and Partners (2015)

"This is one of the top-tier law firms in Turkey, with a dedicated real estate team consisting of lawyers who are experts in their field. They provide result-oriented, innovative and well-structured solutions, in a timely manner." Chambers and Partners (2015)

“Widely renowned real estate team with substantial experience of all property matters, including structuring, zoning, sale andpurchase agreements and real estate finance , successful large-scale mandates financed by domestic investors, including urban regeneration projects and hypermarket developments.” Chambers and Partners (2015)

 “They are capable of delivering very high quality legal documents within the set timelines. They are also very developed in proposing viable legal solutions in line with the operational and commercial requirements of the business.” IFLR 1000 (2014)

"They have a vast experience in advising for energy deals and give confidence with their valuable contributions to any legal document.” IFLR 1000 (2014)

 “Every contribution from the team has been helpful and beyond what we expected – it’s great at analysing and summarising key points.” Chambers and Partners Europe (2013)