Barış Can Polat

Education:  Istanbul Bilgi University (LLB) – Bournemouth University (LLM)

Admitted to bar:  2010

Membership:    Istanbul Bar Association

Languages:   Turkish, English

Barış is a partner and head of the corporate & commercial team at Senguler. Baris has experience in M&A, cross-border projects, joint ventures, general corporate matters and commercial agreements.

He specialises in advising foreign investors acquiring business or setting up. In addition, his department provides the firm’s clients with company secretarial services, compliance, regulatory and corporate governance advice and day to day legal support to businesses.

Barış’s recent experience includes advising world’s leading seed company on its multi-million euro M&A deal in Turkey; advising an UK based private members club in relation to its entry into Turkey, their Turkish joint venture and related compliance work; advising a major French telecommunication company in restructuring its subsidiary in Turkey and all aspects of corporate matters; advising an Islamic bank on a multi-million USD structured finance loan to a Turkish bank and  generally advising a range of foreign investors on their acquisitions and Turkey related legal matters.