Güner Law Office was established in 1996. Since its inception, the firm has grown into one of the leading corporate/M&A, banking/finance, energy, TMT and dispute resolution practices in Turkey.
The office in Istanbul has a total of 25 fee earners, at all levels of seniority. All our lawyers practice regularly in Turkish, English and French.
We also have a liaison office in Ankara consisting of 2 Turkish qualified lawyers who are mainly responsible for executing Government related procedural work.
Ece Güner Toprak is the founding and managing partner of Güner Law Office and one of the leading attorneys in Turkey focusing on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, privatization and public-private partnerships and finance projects for the last 25 years. After graduating from the prestigious Université Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne with the highest honors ("Mention Trés Bien") in 1992, she completed her equivalency training in Turkey at renowned İstanbul University and became a member of Istanbul Bar since 1994.
Renowned for her breadth of knowledge not just in Turkish law but also in European law, her strong work ethic and unrivalled ability to meet her clients' even the most complex needs, Ece Güner Toprak is recognized as one of the top lawyers in Turkey having completed the biggest number of merger and acquisition transactions over the last 15 years. In addition to remarkable business practice, she has also undertaken the social responsibility for working towards improving Turkish democracy. Ece Güner Toprak has been shaping Turkish legislative process not only through the ground breaking legal cases she has won but also through her work in civil society.
Ece Güner Toprak is fluent in French, English and Turkish.
"The "extremely intelligent" [EGT] has pushed her practice to the very forefront of the project finance sphere in a remarkably short time. Already older and better established firms acknowledge the firm to be a "big player" in projects, especially in the energy sector" (Chambers Global)
"Bright and energetic leader [EGT] earns plaudits for the quality of her corporate work and understanding of the changing legal market". (Chambers Global)
"Fast feedback and deep knowledge. [EGT] has perfect vision and perspective, always a facilitator." (Legal 500)