• Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved.
    William Jennings Bryan

Selin  BAYAR ( Senior Partner )

Key Qualifications

Selin Bayar is one of the senior partners and has extensive experience in a range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, privatizations, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and financing transactions. Ms. Bayar regularly represents foreign companies and banks, private equity funds, and other investment funds and financial institutions in cross-border transactions, specifically in Turkey. She also has significant experience in project finance, capital markets and public offerings. Her industry expertise includes energy, banking and insurance, healthcare, telecommunications and media.

She has been a senior partner with Pekin & Bayar Law Firm since 1993.


Marmara University, School of Law; LL.B. Istanbul - Turkey 1994 - 1995

Universite de Geneve, Switzerland, School of Law; LL.B. 1990 - 1993

Babson College, Massachusetts, USA; B.S. in Finance and Investment 1987 - 1990

Sorbonne University, Paris France; semester abroad program.

Robert College, Istanbul - Turkey 1979 – 1986


Istanbul Bar Association

Founding Member, Endeavour Association

Languages Turkish , English , French