Şefika Pekin

Senior Partner
Turkish , English , French
+90 212 359 5700

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.


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


  • 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