Nature of practice and clients
Pekin & Pekin is a full-service law firm founded in 1971 and based in Istanbul.
The firm engages in cross-border transactions where one party is a Turkish entity. During the 41 years since its establishment it has gained broad experience in international and Turkish law to become a trusted business advisor with global experience.
Pekin & Pekin lawyers are multi-specialists, each with the ability to advise clients on a range of legal issues affecting their interests in Turkey and abroad.
As one of Turkey’s most experienced corporate firms, Pekin & Pekin is involved in large-scale transactions and can guarantee clients the highest level of legal representation.
The firm is organised under the key practice teams Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate (M&A, Competition), Tax, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution. The firm has 12 sector groups, with specialist lawyers .These teams are proficient in a wide range of practice areas and adopt a proactive and pragmatic approach to achieve the objectives of their clients in Turkey.
Clients are represented on both a retainer and individual deal basis. Pekin & Pekin is currently the Turkish legal adviser to 29 of the top 35 Fortune Global 500 banks and 32% of the Fortune Global 500. As the only Turkish law firm to be admitted to the associations Lex Mundi and TerraLex, Pekin & Pekin has an extensive legal network.
Pekin & Pekin is also the local advisor to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and International Capital Market Association (ICMA).