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C. Hazal Baydar, LL.M.

Senior Associate

Hazal’s work is concentrated on corporate and commercial law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and project finance transactions.

She works primarily on business set-up, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, corporate restructuring and other general corporate matters, such as preparing and reviewing corporate documents and agreements and providing detailed memoranda and legal opinions in relation to corporate governance and regulatory compliance matters. Her work also includes providing advice to financial institutions, export credit agencies, foreign commercial banks and corporate borrowers on various financing transactions and loan facilities.

Hazal is active on teams dealing with international and local clients in relation to commercial deals and financial and loan facilities across a range of industries including energy, information technologies, finance and construction.

Recent examples of Hazal’s work include:

  • Representation of a Turkish conglomerate for its acquisition of electricity power portfolios containing hydro plants, as well as providing day-to-day corporate advice to its energy companies
  • Actively involved in due diligence for the acquisition of companies in the energy, logistics and manufacturing sectors as the buy-side advisor
  • Advising a web-based e-language learning platform startup company in relation to its incorporation and first round financing, as well as providing day-to-day legal advice on corporate law, contracts law and IP-related matters
  • Representation of a major foreign bank in relation to its stock refinancing security transactions in Turkey, as well as supporting the team on drafting various security agreements in relation to the transaction

Istanbul Bar Association (2012)


Istanbul Bilgi University, LL.M. in Business Law (2017)
Bahçesehir University, School of Law (2011)


Turkish, English