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Gazelle Legal Consultancy Ltd.Founder
May. 2021United Kingdom
Energy Disputes Arbitration CenterArbitrator
Oct. 2020Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
Yılmazer Attorneyship & ConsultingFounder
Jan. 2017Ankara, TurkeyYilmazer Attorneyship and Consulting has been an institutional, full service law firm in Turkey for almost 15 years. Our lawyers are committed to providing our clients with strategic international vision, striving to deliver high quality, commercially astute legal services. We serve our clients in various fields comprising especially, M&A activities in energy sector, mining sector, competition law including competition board applications, and energy law, mining law, construction & real estate, logistics, technology, media and telecoms, automotive, FMCG, chemicals and the defense industries. Our firm also provides training programs for employees working in the public and private energy sectors and frequently makes presentations at conferences on natural gas and electricity law matters. We are one of the prestigious and boutique law firms internationally recognized in Ankara that is a successful performance about law sector in Ankara and İstanbul. In addition, productivity, continuity, objectivity are our firm’s major principles. For the best solutions, we always closely observe the changes in every commercial sector such as business, law, industry for capturing innovative, high quality legal solutions also operating with other industry consulting firms, to undertake high achievement for clients. We are devoted to providing the legal profession reasonably priced, professional and court room experienced attorneys in all types of civil and criminal cases. We can provide qualified and experienced attorneys to you upon short notice for almost any court appearance, both civil and criminal.
In House Counsel
Nov. 2015 - Nov. 2016İstanbul
Director of Legal Affairs
Akfel Holding A.Ş.Director of Legal Affairs
Mar. 2013 - Oct. 2015FSM Mahallesi, Poligon Caddesi, Buyaka Kuleleri Kule:1 Kat:16 Ümraniye/İstanbulThis experience involved working in the Company as a head of legal department that deals including the leading of the M&A transactions as well as preparing applications to Energy Market Regulatory Authority( “EMRA” ) and Turkish Competition Authority for their approvals for M&A projects, providing legal advice to the Board and to all subsidiaries of the Company on several energy, competition, corporate law regarding the M&A projects and also providing legal advice to all subsidiaries of the Company in relation to all their activities, especially competition, energy, contract and public procurement law matters. In addition to the above, the experience also involved in this position including such regulatory matters, such as obtaining licences from EMRA. • Attending the meetings with the counter parties during the negotiation phases of the agreements such as natural gas sale and purchase contracts, power sale and purchase contracts, shareholders’ agreements, share purchase agreements, joint-venture agreements. • Before or on the negotiation, drafting, reviewing and negotiating the contracts and conducting researches related to Contracts and Agreements as well as issues and documents related thereto from the perspective of Energy and Contract,Competition Law. • Drafting and/or reviewing and providing comments to contracts and agreements or documents and their supplemental agreements (put option, call option, tag along, drag along) and other documents such as EPC Contracts, JV Agreements from Turkish law perspective, • In relation to conditions precedent, reviewing of and providing comments to documents such as corporate documents, letters to be obtained from administrations and tax authorities or such competent authorities as well as following up all conditions precedent and subsequent documents, • Drafting or reviewing and providing comments to the constitutional documents of Joint Stock companies such as Shareholders Agreements, Articles of Association.
Legal Affairs Director/ Head of Legal
TREDAŞ(Trakya Electricity Distribution Joint Stock Company-IC Holding)Legal Affairs Director/ Head of Legal
May. 2012 - Feb. 2013Tekirdag, Turkey• Leading the legal team of the department of the Company • Supervising of the drafting, reviewing of commercial contracts, tender documents, power sale and purchase agreements from the perspective of contract law, competition law and electricity law. • Advising on electricity regulations, competition law, company law, expropriation legislation to the Company. • Execution and Bankruptcy -Active involvement in execution proceedings from beginning to the end and leading and supervising the external lawyers. • Litigation –Leading the legal team on litigation of commercial lawsuits, representing before courts, litigation of various claims in relation to property law, commercial law, expropriation legislation, administrative law • Leading the team on the corporate law matters such as drafting or reviewing and providing comments to Board of Directors resolutions, General Assembly resolutions related to corporate transactions including but not limited to Board of Directors resolutions for issuance of new share certificates or termination of old share certificates, share transfers, capital increase as well as leading the legal unbundling of the functions( retail and distribution) of the Company. • Advising on relevant legislation in relation to the projects such as AMR, SAP, GIS, SCADA of the Company.
Partner Lawyer
Demirhan&Yilmazer Law FirmPartner Lawyer
Jan. 2004 - Sep. 2009Ankara, Turkey• Represented multinational clients on several cases related to intellectual property law before all degrees of Turkish Courts. • Represented several clients on administrative law matters before Turkish Courts. • Represented several clients and drafted petitions regarding labor law matters(reemployment lawsuits). • Represented several clients versus reputable company in Ankara and drafted petitions regarding real estate law and construction law matters. • Provided legal advice concerning Energy & Infrastructure Law and Commercial Law; worked on several cases regarding Criminal Law and also worked and represented on expatriation cases to Petroleum Pipeline Company (BOTAŞ)
Legal Counsel
Calik HoldingLegal Counsel
Mar. 2011 - May. 2012This experience involved working in such projects Samsun-Adana/Ceyhan Crude Oil Pipeline Project,Adana/Yumurtalık Refinery Project, Adacami Hydroelectric Power Plant, Demircili and Sarpıncık Wind Power Plant, Privatisation of Kosovo Electricity Distribution and Supply Company, Al-Khairat and Neineva Power Plant Projects in Iraq. • Negotiating the agreements with the counterparties related to projects and advising the project team of Privatization of Kosovo Electricity Distribution and Supply Company. • Corporate -Drafting of General Assembly meeting minutes, Board Resolutions, Proxies, Acceptance Letters, Amendment Texts and other documents relevant to the meetings of the Joint Stock Companies: taking part in Due Diligence processes and preparing or reviewing the Due Diligence reports, participating in M&A Closings. • Drafting, reviewing - Preparation of Engagement Letters (Retainer Letters), amending Standard Labour Law Contracts, Confidentiality Agreements, Supply and Service Agreements, Construction and EPC Contracts, share purchase and Shareholders' Agreements, Joint venture Agreements, Implementation Agreement, Joint-Venture Agreement, Power Purchase Agreement, Loan Agreement, Project Fund Agreement, Research and Development Agreement, • Researching and Preparation of advice on various aspects of Turkish law, including EMRA regulations, corporate law matters, labor law matters, EPC contracts ,Bank Letter of Guarantees,
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