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German Desk

in Turkiye

Are you a Turkish company looking to enter the German market? Or perhaps you wish to expand your existing operations in Germany? Whatever your industry or requirement, we can help you seize the opportunities offered by Europe’s largest economy.

We have long experience of working with Turkish clients, making us the perfect partner for all your legal needs. Our Turkish Desk experts bridge the language and cultural differences to deliver effective support. You also benefit from our local presence at major commercial centres throughout Germany and our excellent network of contacts.

Germany is an important gateway to the European Union and the leading business location within the EU, thanks to its strong manufacturing and technology base and impressive track record of innovation. CMS can help you gain access to this key market, which also offers enormous consumer potential. All other European markets and business centres can be easily reached from Germany.

Doing business in Germany involves dealing with a complex and sophisticated legal environment. Unfamiliar administrative procedures and business practices likewise pose challenges. Our special team of lawyers serving Turkish clients is committed to providing relevant advice tailored to your specific needs. The CMS Turkish Desk comprises experienced commercial lawyers from across the main EU countries and has more than 15 years' experience of supporting Turkish companies wishing to expand into the European market.

Our experts advise across multiple sectors on all the key legal issues you are likely to encounter as a Turkish firm investing in Germany and other European countries. We are particularly well placed to assist with acquisitions, which form the bulk of our corporate law advisory work. CMS is a front-runner in the German M&A market and tops the relevant league tables. The success of our M&A team has been recognised by various accolades from respected industry commentators, including FT/Mergermarket and Acquisitions Monthly.

Clients who choose CMS benefit from access to a one-stop service – we are among a very small number of firms that can provide legal advice across all areas of commercial law, including tax law. This technical ability is backed by sector-specific teams that bring together our expertise around individual industries and enable us to understand your business.

Our Turkiye outbound service is ready to assist you with every aspect of your activities in Germany and beyond. Our advice covers the following legal fields in particular:

  • Banking & finance
  • Commercial & regulatory
  • Competition
  • Corporate
  • Dispute resolution
  • Employment & pensions
  • Intellectual property
  • M&A
  • Real estate
  • Tax

Strong sector teams focus on key industries, including:

  • Automotive
  • Consumer Products
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Hotels & Leisure
  • Industrials
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance
  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Lifesciences
  • Private Equity
  • TMC – Technology, Media and Communications

To discuss your specific requirement, please contact us via the online form, email or by phone.

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