Esenyel Partners Practice Areas


Administrative Law

ESENYEL|Partners advises a variety of foreign and local clients on deals and disputes against bureaucratic authorities including tax offices, municipalities and ministries. We undertake a large number of high-profile judicial reviews of decisions taken by public bodies. Our clients include individua


ESENYEL|Partners has advised clients on a variety aviation matters including aviation finance, leasing and aviation-related disputes. The litigation team advocates clients against the General Directorate of National Airport Operations regarding disputes arising out of the operation of airports inclu

Banking and Finance

ESENYEL|Partners represents various banks, agents, arrangers and lenders as well as corporate borrowers and private equity firms. Our work includes complex transactions, cross-border financings, asset-based financings, letter of credit and acceptance financings, structured commodity financings, leve

Capital Markets

ESENYEL|Partners assists its clients on capital markets issues ranging from debt and equity issues through to derivatives and structured finance. Capital markets practice comprises the team who concentrate on securities transactions and other products sold into the capital markets. The practice is


ESENYEL|Partners advises its clients with a proactive approach on their competition and regulatory compliance needs. We assist our clients in the clearance of mergers and acquisitions with the Turkish Competition Authority. The team has advised a foreign-based company in the merger clearance pro

Corporate and Commercial

Our corporate and commercial team distinguished with its capabilities of providing services without any limitation of borders. Besides providing legal counselling to companies establishing in Turkey, ESENYEL|Partners regularly assist its clients with cross-border company structuring with an interna

Dispute Resolution

ESENYEL|Partners dispute resolution practice has a depth of experience in litigation, arbitration and mediation. Our team has specific knowledge and experience regarding disputes in the maritime, insurance, construction and public service sectors. Our team is capable of resolving large, complex

Employment & Labour Law

ESENYEL|Partners represents individual executives as well as current and former employees in all types of employment law matters. Preparing effective contractual documentation, including service agreements, contracts, handbooks, policies and procedures that support the business’ culture and its ai

Energy Law

ESENYEL|Partners team advice companies engaged in Turkey’s dynamic and constantly evolving energy and natural resources sector. Dedicated lawyers of firm have substantial experience providing assistance on regulatory affairs. Licensing and operational needs of the clients’ are met by our team as


ESENYEL|Partners provides legal assistance in environmental claims of significant amounts directed against its clients as well as providing environmental due diligence, risk assessment and compliance. Obtaining environmental permits and clearance required for obtaining production permits for foreign

General Contract Law

ESENYEL|Partners has a substantial experience encompasses consultation and negotiation in the drafting of contracts of all types. ESENYEL|Partners advises clients on contracts ranging from goods or service purchase agreements to agency agreements, from ship management contracts to shareholders


After liberalization of telecommunication sector, Turkey offers a prosperous market for communication and information technologies. The legal reforms have ended Turk Telekom’s monopoly on the sector and opened doors to a dynamic and evolving business environment. In this respect ESENYEL|Partners a

Insolvency and Corporate Recovery

ESENYEL|Partners provides overall service on all aspects of insolvency, corporate recovery and personal bankruptcy. Drafting documents such as credit documentation, restructured debt agreements, transfers of claims and equity is another proficiency of our team. We represent creditors during bankrupt

Insurance & Reinsurance

ESENYEL|PartnerS provides efficient, entrepreneurial, results-oriented services to its clients on various insurance claims and disputes. ESENYEL|Partners undertakes coverage and defence work over all classes of business for a client base that includes: general insurers, global composites, Lloyd’s

Intellectual Property

ESENYEL|Partners has an experienced team assisting clients on registration of trademarks and patents. Our team also represents its clients by instituting court actions and engaging procedures before judicial, criminal and administrative authorities on issues such as infringement of intellectual prop

Mergers and Acquisitions

ESENYEL|Partners has the resources to handle a high volume of merges and acquisitions work both in Turkey and abroad. Our practice includes due diligence, engaging in the negotiations and drafting related agreements such as confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, bids, seller’s indemnificat

Shipping and Transport

Shipping and transport is the core area of practice at ESENYEL|Partners. The firm has extensive experience in all aspects of the shipping sector. With regard to Ship Arrest, the firm acts regularly for shipowners, charterers, financial institutions, bunker suppliers and P&I Clubs to handle shi

Information Technologies and Data Protection

Negotiation and drafting licence agreements regarding the use of industrial software as well as related supply agreements is in the scope of the assistance of our team. We also advise our clients on data protection issues including regulatory compliance and data transfers.