GKC PARTNERS

About Us

GKC PARTNERS (formerly Çakmak-Gökçe Avukatlık Bürosu) is a full service independent Turkish law firm established in Istanbul, Turkey.

GKC PARTNERS works in professional association with the international law firm, White & Case.

With unparalleled experience spanning a wide range of organizations and industry sectors, our team has an unrivalled range and depth of expertise working on Turkish transactions. The team’s pragmatic approach, coupled with a deep understanding of the region, brings efficient and innovative solutions.

Our practices represent number of big multinational firms, international financial institutions and other local notable clients in the market.

GKC PARTNERS has been involved on behalf of private and public sector clients in numerous significant international transactions and foreign investments undertaken in Turkey over the last 30+ years, including energy projects, project finance, mergers & acquisitions, public tenders, privatizations, equity and debt offerings.

We are highly recognized as a Trusted Business Advisor with client-centric approach and ‘one-stop shop’ go to firm in Turkey’s challenging and dynamic environment.

The value of our team and the advice delivered is frequently cited in legal reviews, with the high quality service and commerciality of our lawyers regularly receiving commendation.

All lawyers (and other professionals) in the firm are bilingual and are qualified to practice law in Turkey.


Awards & Recognition

  • "This firm has a strong track record, diversified transactional experience and a commercial mindset, which help to build strategies in line with our needs and expectations."
    Chambers and Partners, 2016
  • National Law Firm of the Year: Turkey
    IFLR Europe Awards, 2017
  • Best Firm in Turkey
    Euromoney Europe Women in Business Law Awards, 2017, 2016 & 2015
  • Tier 1 in Banking & Finance and Capital Markets
    Chambers Global
  • Tier 1 in M&A and Banking
    ILFR 1000