Meltem Akol’s 25+ year practice concentrates mainly on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures, capital markets, banking and structured finance, privatisation and PPPs.
Meltem has been involved in many major transactions for companies operating in a wide range of sectors, most of the “first of their kind” and “most complex of their kind” transactions in Turkey and many international and big-size capital markets, M&A and privatization projects.
Meltem represents domestic and multinational strategic investors, as well as investment and private equity funds in connection with their investments in Turkey and abroad. She is consulted to represent equity investors, investment funds and financiers across sectors including retail, financial institutions, construction, energy, ports, logistics, real estate, and pharmaceuticals. Throughout her career, she has developed her expertise from different perspectives by providing representation to clients from all different sides of projects.
Meltem Akol has been recognized as one of the best lawyers and described as one of the undoubted leading M&A and Capital Markets lawyers of Turkey, her success being ranked as Tier 1 by all reputable legal directories.
• Construction & Infrastructure
• Energy & Natural Resources
• Financial Institutions
• Internet, Digital Media & E-Commerce
• Life Sciences
• Private Equity
• Technology, Media & Telecommunications
Bars and Courts
Istanbul Bar Association, 1992
LL.M., Harvard University,
Faculty of Law, 2003
LL.B., University of Istanbul,
Faculty of Law, 1991