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Meral  ARABACI SEYFE ( Partner )

m.arabaci@pekin.com.tr
(+90) 212 359 57 56
Key Qualifications

Meral Arabaci Seyfe specializes particularly in Litigation, Commercial Law, Corporate Restructurings, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate Transactions, Energy Law, Contract Management, Corporate Transactions and Due Diligence.

Has been the leading counsel in various M&A projects relating to a range of companies acting in different sectors, such as advertisement, insurance, chemical-, automotive-, pharmaceutical industry, production, etc. and engaged in the drafting of and advised on share purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements, joint venture agreements, other corporate documentation required for completion of the merger and acquisition, license agreements, technology transfer agreements, antitrust matters, etc.

Has been the leading counsel in various real estate projects, involving among others structuring-, financing- and M&A transactions of international funds and engaged in drafting of numerous acquisition-, development-, management agreements in relation to real properties.

Currently focuses on international commercial litigation, handles a range of litigation and claim collection processes, provides ongoing legal consultancy services for a client base comprising of international and domestic reputable clientele in a wide range of civil cases and administrative law matters, including shareholding disputes, labor law cases, commercial claims, tax cases, administrative lawsuits, real estate disputes, bankruptcy and execution proceedings, competition law matters, decisions of regulatory authorities.

Meral Arabacı Seyfe has been with Pekin & Bayar since 2005.

Education

1999 – 2003 Istanbul University, Law Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey LLB

1989 – 1998 Gymnasium Essen Nord Ost, Germany

Membership

Bursa Bar Association between 2003 – 2005

Admitted to Istanbul Bar Association (2005)

Languages Turkish , English , German