Elvan Aziz is the partner co-heading the M&A practice, and heading the corporate, labour and employment departments of Paksoy. Ms. Aziz has been acknowledged and highly regarded by various international law firm rating agencies and since 2018 has been determined as one of the “Women Leaders” from Turkey by IFLR 1000, who is considered as the “best transactional specialists in her market and practice area”.
With respect to labour and employment matters, together with her team, Ms Aziz provides advice on Turkish employment laws including implementation of management incentive schemes, strategy building on HR aspects of restructuring or closure of business, preparation of employment agreements and internal bylaws, dealings with the trade union as well as collective and individual termination, separation, settlement and release of employees including C-level executives and other top management.
On M&A and Turkish corporate and commercial law, Ms. Aziz she has been actively advising clients in various industries for high profile and strategic transactions which includes cross border acquisitions and international joint ventures. She has been acting for foreign and Turkish strategic investors and PEs in their acquisitions in Turkey, as well as advising selling shareholders in transactions of all sizes and sectors.
Ms Aziz is a member of the Istanbul Bar and International Bar Association.