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Recognitions


Turkish Law Firm of the Year 2015 - The Lawyer Magazine


Turkish Law Firm of the Year 2014 - International Law Office Magazine


Client Choice Winner 2014 & 2015 (Corporate and M&A Lawyer of the Year, Turkey) – Umut Kolcuoğlu


Client Choice Winner 2013 & 2014 (Energy & Infrastructure Lawyer of the Year, Turkey) – Okan Demirkan

 


“Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı’s ‘outstanding team marries tremendous business acumen with highly skilled lawyers’. Headed by Serhan Koçaklı, clients single out Umut Kolcuoğlu, whose ‘strong business focus carries through to his team’.” (Legal 500)

 

“Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı’s team has ‘tough lawyers who can also advise settlement if it is in the client’s interests’. Team head Okan Demirkan is ‘very quick and a tough negotiator’; his recent highlights include representing the Turkish subsidiary of a German energy conglomerate in an ICC arbitration.” (Legal 500)


“Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı has a strong practice in big-ticket infrastructure projects Team head Okan Demirkan has developed a specialism in advising on Turkey’s burgeoning nuclear sector.” (Legal 500)


"Serhan Koçaklı’s team at Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı assists a variety of retailers, developers and strategic investors. It is currently advising a major European sports retailer on the construction and acquisition of Turkish branches." (Legal 500)


 "What the team is known for widely recognised for its presence in the dispute resolution market, notably on international arbitration cases and post-arbitration enforcement proceedings. Well versed in commercial and employment litigation cases for domestic and global clients." (Chambers Europe)

 

"What the team is known for transaction-focused real estate practice, boasting a broad presence in development and lease projects, especially with cross-border elements. Also experienced in zoning issues, including related litigation." (Chambers Europe)

 

"What the team is known for broad-ranging corporate/M&A practice, often active on behalf of local and foreign private equity clients and strategic investors. Highly experienced in cross-border cases, including working in collaboration with market-leading international law firms on multi-jurisdictional transactions." (Chambers Europe)

 

"The team is on call at all times and solves problems for us - the lawyers are very creative in terms of finding the optimum solution for both parties in a deal." (Chambers Europe)

 

"What the team is known for Growing presence in Turkish projects, with increasing activity on some of the most significant energy and infrastructure mandates in the market. Highly appreciated by global energy clients for advice on their Turkish activities." (Chambers Europe)

 

"This team is really attentive, particularly at partner level." (Chambers Europe)

 

"This is a hands-on, experienced team, which adds a lot of value to my business." (Chambers Europe)

 

"The attention to detail of this team is good - you can leave a case with the lawyers and relax in the full knowledge that it will be dealt with thoroughly." (Chambers Europe)