J.W. Goethe Universitat, Institute for Law and Finance, L.L.M Finance, 2005
Ankara University School of Law, LL.B 1998

Position: Partner
Bar Membership: İstanbul Bar, 2007 / Ankara Bar, 1999
Languages: Turkish, English

Gamze Çiğdemtekin is a leading corporate and M&A lawyer in Turkey advising major international and Turkish clients in several sectors, including energy, banking and insurance, manufacturing, cements, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Her expertise includes advising on a wide range of corporate and finance transactions with a particular focus on M&A, private equity, capital markets transactions and competition law. She is ranked as a leading Corporate M&A lawyer in Turkey by several law directories such as Legal500, IFLR and Chambers&Partners (Band 2).

Prior to establishing CDCA, she was a partner at Chadbourne & Parke (now Norton Rose) and she played a key role in establishment of Chadbourne’s Istanbul office.  Prior to that she was a partner at White & Case and Kinstellar. She also worked in Frankfurt Office of White & Case.