Nature of practice and clients
A global force
Herdem is an Istanbul-based law firm supporting multinational transactions aimed at business objectives in the burgeoning and developing economic environment of Turkey. The firm mainly focuses on investment and corporate deals, with the added advantage of a combination of lawyers, finance experts and project experts, which enables the firm to handle the issues from different perspectives in a unique form of legal practice. The firm's services are based mainly around transactional, regulatory and litigation matters, with particular emphasis on partner lead management. Herdem serves a worldwide clientele from EU countries, the UK, US, Qatar, South Korea, China and Japan. The firm has effective responsiveness and commits to respond within maximum 8 hours wherever the client is located.
Herdem takes pride in its successful record of accomplishment in winning awards. Herdem is winner of Franchise Law Firm of the Year Turkey, Banking and Finance Law Firm of the year and Leading Acquisition International Adviser in 2013. In addition, Herdem maintains substantial relationships with international law firms and business associations in order to create an awareness of sector dynamics. Herdem has also dedicated itself to publishing articles pertaining to different industries. Herdem closely works with Global Trader, a partner of UK Government agency UK Trade & Investment and British Chamber of Commerce in UK as a preferred law firm from Turkey.
However, what distinguishes Herdem from its competitors is the way we structure our firm as a company, providing our clients with services beyond legal counselling. The firm acts as a gateway between investors and promising industries and is involved in fundraising transactions. Based on its experience of having various disciplines in start-up, early stage investment, crowdfunding management, option structuring on share value (endorsable instruments, etc) and exit strategies (IPOs, partial sale, bankruptcy, the firm is involved in several international projects in regulated markets with substantial volume in business and trade.
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