Ergin Mizrahi

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Key Qualifications

Ergin Mizrahi specializes in cross-border dispute resolution. He has represented mainly foreign clientele in major corporate disputes in Turkey and before the ICC International Court of Arbitration. The disputes in which he has provided representation include contract claims, tort claims, wrongful death claims, bankruptcy and insolvency actions and labor claims. He also regularly advises clients on matters involving private international law, competition law, intellectual property law, corporate law and labor law.

Ergin Mizrahi has been with Pekin Bayar Mizrahi since 2010.

Education

  • 2009 – 2010 University of Cambridge – LL.M. (First Class)
  • 2006 – 2006 University of Cambridge – English Legal Methods
  • 2004 – 2008 Koc University – LL.B. (Valedictorian)

Membership

  • Admitted to Istanbul Bar Association (2009)

Selin Bayar

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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 Mizrahi since 1993.

Education

  • 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

Membership

  • Istanbul Bar Association
  • Founding Member, Endeavour Association

Şefika Pekin

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Key Qualifications

Şefika Pekin is one of the senior partners and has extensive experience in a range of litigation and corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, privatizations, joint ventures, banking and finance, capital markets, IPO. Ms.Pekin 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 dispute resolutions, corporate law, project finance, capital markets and public offerings. Her industry expertise includes dispute resolutions, energy, banking and finance, insurance, healthcare, telecommunications and media.

She has been a senior partner with Pekin  Bayar Mizrahi since 1993.

Education

  • University of Istanbul Law Faculty, Faculty of Law, L.L.B.
  • University of Sorbonne, Liberal Arts
  • American College Institute for Girls, High School.

Membership

  • Istanbul Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Union of European Lawyers (UAE)
  • World Services Group (WSG)
  • British Chamber of Commercial in Turkey
  • Turkish Industrialists and Businessmen Association (TUSIAD)
  • Board of Directors of Tekfen Holding A.S.
  • Board of Trustees of Robert College
  • Board of Directors of Hisar Foundation School
  • Board of Trustees of Hisar Foundation School
  • Turkish Equestrian Federation