Çakmak is one of the most respected top-tier law firms in Turkey

Since 1993, Çakmak has represented international and Turkish clients in a wide range of private and public transactions and endeavours. Having established practices in both Ankara and İstanbul, and with a detailed understanding of local law and international practice, Çakmak has the experience and the expertise to assist clients doing business in Turkey today.

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Clients praise the team's "punctuality, effective communication and constructive approach"

Chambers Europe, 2021

Other satisfied interviewees praise the "outstanding knowledge of the local environment" demonstrated by practitioners, also noting their "practical and quick advice, which is of excellent quality."

Chambers Europe, 2021

"Their advice is to the point, comprehensive and commercially-oriented," says one satisfied client.

Chambers Europe, 2021

One impressed client states the team has "amazing knowledge”, adding that it "really handled very complex matters perfectly."

Chambers Europe, 2021

One impressed client states the team has "amazing knowledge”, adding that it "really handled very complex matters perfectly."

Legal 500, 2021

"The team is always available and for all our needs without raising any scope restriction etc., they work in the field with us. The firm’s experience is unique and helps us to shape our strategy in the project. "

Legal 500, 2021

"The Çakmak Team provided an excellent work. They are very responsive, knowledgeable and helpful throughout the process. "

Legal 500, 2021

"Knowledgeable about the detailed governmental requirements for aircraft leasing in Turkey and good contacts for dealing with aircraft operator customers. "

Legal 500, 2021

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Çakmak advised ENGIE in relation to the sale of its shares in İzgaz, Baymina and EPG, to Palmet Enerji

Çakmak is pleased to announce that it has advised ENGIE in the sale of its shares in İzgaz, Baymina and EPG, to Palmet Enerji. Çakmak team was led by Zeynep Çakmak (Partner), who is joined by Kemal Aksel (Partner). The core transaction team includes Kerem Bener (Senior Associate), Gülşen Engin (Counsel), Elif Demiröz (Counsel) and Nazlı Başak Ayık (Associate).

This is one of the landmark deals in the energy sector in years 2020 and 2021, involving ENGIE’s divestment of İzgaz, which is the natural gas distribution company for İzmit Province; Baymina which is the owner and operator of a CCGT with an installed capacity of 770 MW in Ankara; and EPG which is a predominant player in the market which offers solutions and O&M services to different customer segments in the energy sector.

Çakmak advised ENGIE in relation to the sale of its shares in İzgaz, Baymina and EPG, to Palmet Enerji

Çakmak is pleased to announce that it has advised ENGIE in the sale of its shares in İzgaz, Baymina and EPG, to Palmet Enerji. Çakmak team was led by Zeynep Çakmak (Partner), who is joined by Kemal Aksel (Partner). The core transaction team includes Kerem Bener (Senior Associate), Gülşen Engin (Counsel), Elif Demiröz (Counsel) and Nazlı Başak Ayık (Associate).

This is one of the landmark deals in the energy sector in years 2020 and 2021, involving ENGIE’s divestment of İzgaz, which is the natural gas distribution company for İzmit Province; Baymina which is the owner and operator of a CCGT with an installed capacity of 770 MW in Ankara; and EPG which is a predominant player in the market which offers solutions and O&M services to different customer segments in the energy sector.