Who We Are

Years of experience combined with innovative & tailored solutions

Diri Sevi Mergen is a full-service law firm, based on joining the forces of a 30-year legacy in Turkish legal market and a unique expertise combining academic studies with international capabilities. Thanks to its dynamic team who previously worked in top tier firms and companies, Diri Sevi Mergen offers services to its clientele, which includes major local and multinational corporations, in both its Istanbul and Izmir offices, with affiliated colleagues in Ankara.

Our motivation: Client-centered approach

We know that achieving an effective cooperation with the clients and having a full understanding of their needs are the key factors to deliver a successful work. . This is the very reason that our Firm takes client-centered approach as the main motivation at all phases of the consultancy services.

Client-centeredness does not only mean responding to clients’ immediate needs, but also being able to see beyond their needs to ensure the rendering of high quality and cost-effective legal services. The way to do this is through a deep knowledge of law, creativity and being solution-oriented. Thanks to our team’s valuable past experiences, the works produced by Diri Sevi Mergen offer technical legal quality furnished with solid professional service quality which helps the clients maintain confidence through the journey.

From the standpoint of our clients

“As a lawyer representing foreign investors operating and investing in Turkey, working with you was a source of comfort as I was confident we are getting a solid and comprehensive professional legal advice in timely manner which facilitated the challenge of language and cultural barriers. You have the ability to perceive legal challenges on both macro and micro levels, cross-border and national levels, and provide practical solutions.”   

“I just want to take a moment to thank you for your tireless efforts to support our company’s recent increased case load. There have been many new arrivals, departures and work permit renewal requests and other relevant and difficult issues. The new work permit application process and logistics have been challenging, to say the least.  Our employees have been applying for the work permits at Turkish embassies and Consul Generals around the world, each with different nuances and multiple changes. You and your staff have been very resourceful, patient, supportive and professional during the entire process. We really appreciate your unconditional help and assistance.”

“You are a very knowledgeable, diligent and capable attorney, who seeks clients at most benefit yet being fair and professional at all times. I would recommend your professional and capable services to any legal client.”

“Our company has had cooperation with you for a long time. Always provides a comprehensive knowledge and advice with on time manner and in a fully professional way. I would definitely recommend your office as a company’s long term trusted legal advisor.”

“I have worked with you for more than 10 years regarding corporate law, commercial law, law of obligations and labor law. I always have a sense of comfort and trust when you are involved in complicated legal issues. You have been a trusted business advisor with your solid and strong knowledge, vast experience and work ethics both on the country level and on the international arena.”

“You have extensive expertise in various areas of law including but not limited to labour law, personal data protection law and corporate law. Got engaged with you in the earlier times of the COVID-19 Pandemic, you have come up with a thorough memorandum and understood our expectation and needs in a comprehensive manner. You are a great external advisor whom you can also contact at any time and get an opinion. You are definitely one of the best law firms in the Turkish market at what you offer.”