“Buraya umutlu günler koydum.
Şimdilik uzak gibi görünüyor, ama kim bilir, birazdan uzanıp dokunursun.”

“I’ve placed some hopeful days here.
They look far away now, but who knows, you’ll reach out and touch them in a while.”

Birhan Keskin (1963)

TURUNÇ’s UK Desk is focused on cross-border transactions between the UK and Turkey. Since our founding, we have represented many UK businesses on a multitude of transactions and other needs in Turkey, including acquisitions, financing transactions, cross-border compliance issues and dispute resolution.

Similarly, we regularly represent Turkish companies looking to acquire UK-based companies or conduct other business in the UK. Our strong ties with leading law firms in the UK across a wide range of practice areas and industries allows us to identify the right co-counsel on all of our UK-related matters.

Our UK Desk is co-headed by two English law-qualified partners: Kerem Turunç and İltem Dokurlar.


Managing Partner Kerem Turunç Tops League Table

03 Sep 2022
According to data published by CEELMDirect, managing partner Kerem Turunç is one of the two most prolific dealmakers in Turkey, having worked on 36 reported deals since 2013, sharing the title with another law firm partner. You can access the full story on the website of CEE Legal Matters, a publication covering law firm news...

TURUNÇ Advises Wellbees on its Funding Round

24 May 2022
TURUNÇ has advised Wellbees, a Turkey-based corporate well-being platform with an international customer base, on its investment round led by Turkey-focused venture capital fund 212. UK-based Sarus Select Capital, female-founders focused Mindshift Capital, Turkey-focused Assist Ventures and Qatar-based Doha Tech Angels also participated in the round. The TURUNÇ team included Kerem Turunç, Gözde Kıran and...

Yasemin Erden Joins the Firm as a Partner

08 Apr 2022
We are pleased to announce that Yasemin Erden has joined TURUNÇ as a partner. Yasemin Erden is a seasoned M&A expert with many years of experience in cross-border and domestic transactions involving multination companies, Turkish conglomerates, and Turkish and international investment funds. Her sector experience is broad and includes, among others, retail, finance, construction, logistics,...