Rozita Nigrin-Borden

Rozita Nigrin-Borden

Partner, Head of Employment and Benefits, Pro Bono, and Partner of Corporate and M&A Group


Rozita Nigrin-Borden is the partner heading Turkey Employment, Compensation and Benefits Practice, Turkey Pro Bono Practice and a partner of the Corporate and M&A Group. Rozita’s practice involves a wide range of corporate, employment and financial transactions. She has extensive experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity transactions, privatizations, corporate law and employment law matters for multinational and Turkish clients in sectors including banking and financial services, healthcare, pharmaceutical, media, energy, insurance, transportation, food, cement, apparel, telecommunications, internet, e-commerce, retail and manufacturing services.

Rozita advises clients on a broad variety of contentious and non-contentious employment issues and represents companies in large and complex matters including restructurings, collective dismissals, white collar investigations, executive redundancies, compromise agreements, disciplinary and grievance procedures, labor disputes and litigation. She is regularly involved in providing advice on employment issues arising out of mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, demergers, privatizations and business transfers with cross border effect. She also advises global and domestic companies, private equity firms and financial institutions on their day-to-day employment arrangements covering all aspects of the employment relationship including job offers, contracts of employment, bonus and incentive plans, secondments, international assignments, employee handbooks and policies, redundancy procedures and structuring.

Dispute Resolution, Employment, Compensation & Benefits, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pro Bono, Project Finance, Regulatory & Compliance, White Collar/Investigations

Aviation, Financial Institutions, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Private Equity, Technology, Telecommunications & Media

Bars and Associates
Istanbul Bar Association, admitted 1995

LL.M Certificate Program, George Washington University, 1997
LL.B. Istanbul University, Faculty of Law, 1994
Istanbul University State Conservatory School, Department of Fine Arts & Violin, 1994

English, Spanish, Turkish

Awards & Recognition
"Rozita Nigrin-Borden is a top tier leading lawyer for Employment, Compensation and Benefits work in Turkey. Clients praise her for in-depth knowledge, practical advice, patience, persistence and diplomacy" (Legal500).
"Rozita Nigrin-Borden is the pillar of the firm in M&A" (Legal500).
"Rozita Nigrin-Borden is one of the leading and recommended M&A advisors in Turkey" (European Legal Experts and Legal500).