From the inception of the Firm, the strategy has been to take the time to fully understand the needs of our clients and to meet those needs in the most efficient way possible. We believe in partnerships and long-term relationships, and we invest in client development.
The client portfolio has grown steadily since the Firm’s establishment in 1971 to include the world’s leading companies, financial institutions and niche market players. Currently a quarter of the Fortune Global 500 feature in the portfolio including nearly all listed financial institutions. Our clients span a range of sectors, with particular focus on the highly regulated sectors energy, telecoms, broadcasting, banking and pharmaceuticals.
The geographical spread of the client portfolio is global with particular emphasis on Europe, the US, China and the Middle East reflecting the interest in Turkey as a lead emerging economy.
The Firm also advises international law firms when their clients require Turkish legal assistance and has developed long-standing relationships with global and international law firms as well as the independent firms within the network of Lex Mundi.
Global professional associations have been clients of the Firm for a considerable time with Pekin & Pekin advising the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) and International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) on regulatory developments in Turkey.