Name: Erdem Atilla
Firm Name: PEKİN & PEKİN
Country: Turkey
Expertise: Commercial Litigation


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Professional Biography:

Erdem Atilla is our exclusively recommended Commercial Litigation expert in Turkey on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Erdem directly using the contact details listed above.

Following his graduation from Galatasaray University Faculty of Law, Erdem joined Pekin & Pekin in 2009 and as the Team Leader of the Dispute Resolution team, is currently the most senior member of the Firm.

Erdem, as a Senior Partner leading the Dispute Resolution team, has been involved in a wide range of lawsuits including commercial disputes, employment disputes, criminal proceedings, administrative disputes, execution and bankruptcy proceedings, debt collection proceedings, compensation lawsuits, consumer disputes, disputes arising from contracts having an international aspect as well as contracts subject to Turkish Law.

The clients that Erdem advises and represents are both international and local clients from a wide range of sectors including Automotive, Banking & Finance, Consumer Products and Retail, Energy and Natural Resources, Hospitality and Leisure, Industrial Manufacturing and Service Industries, Infrastructure, Insurance, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare and Biotechnology, Real Estate and Construction, TMT, Transportation, Logistics and Defense.

With more than ten years of court litigation experience, Erdem is described by clients to have a “very professional approach” and to provide with “concrete solution ideas rather than citing the disputes in legal parlance”.

Erdem Atilla is a Lycée Saint-Joseph graduate and is fluent in English and French.

Firm Overview:

Founded in 1971, Pekin & Pekin is a full-service law firm providing integrated legal services to clients involved in transactions within Turkey.

The vision of Pekin & Pekin today is the same vision as in 1971 – to provide clients with legal advice that helps them achieve their long-term objectives in Turkey and globally with the greatest efficiency. This vision is attained by a strategy of steady expansion, allowing the Firm to retain its boutique character and standard of service.

The Firm has pioneered legal structures for Turkish banking transactions, facilitated the introduction of new financial products and organisational structures, advised regulators on new laws and regulators on new laws and regulations across multiple sectors acted in the largest and most high profile finance and M&A deals in the jurisdiction and succeeded in complex arbitration cases.

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