Hergüner Bilgen Özeke provides general advice to numerous national and multinational companies in relation to legal aspects of their everyday business. The firm’s lawyers advise on the daily corporate needs of companies in Turkey, including but not limited to drafting board resolutions, holding general assemblies and obtaining various licenses and permits. Numerous clients are provided with extensive legal assistance in connection with their contracts of all types. In addition, Hergüner administers various consumer law issues across a wide range of sectors, ranging from labeling to data protection.
Employment-related issues are among the scope of legal advice rendered by Hergüner. The firm has handled numerous employment, dismissal, layoff and company restructuring matters as well as collective bargaining negotiations. Hergüner also assists clients in obtaining work permits for foreign employees.
Furthermore, the firm advises and represents its clients in their relations with governmental authorities, including among others the Capital Market Board, Undersecretariat of the Treasury, and other regulatory bodies as well as various ministries and government agencies.
Hergüner is the pioneer law firm in the development of corporate governance principles in Turkey. The firm’s lawyers played a significant role in the drafting of the Code of Best Practices by the Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TÜSİAD). and in the formation of the Corporate Governance Association of Turkey (TKYD). Hergüner has also been active in the development of the Principles of Corporate Governance issued by the Capital Market Board of Turkey.