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Exclusive IR Global advisor for Crypto and Digital Asset Advisory , Employment Law (Corporate) and Employment Law (Individuals) in Turkey since 2021 and committee member for Crypto & Digital Assets Advisory group

Elçin Karatay

Managing Partner, Solak & Partners

+90 538 635 8780 – Mobile


Elçin Karatay is the Managing Partner of Solak&Partners Law Firm and she is a corporate lawyer specialized in areas including corporate law, M&As, intellectual property law, contracts law and employment law. She is representing national and international clients on their complex legal needs and day-to-day business operations. As a specific focus area, she works intensively on creating legal solutions for her clients working on information technologies and software areas and has vast experience on IT agreements.

Elçin is a highly regarded lawyer on corporate law and technology areas and she is acting as the President of Financial Innovation and Technology Association’s Legal Commission in Turkey, is a member of International Bar Association’s Technology Law Committee, and is a mentor, advisor or lecturer to many universities, governmental authorities and incubation centers including Istanbul Technical University Çekirdek, Bilkent University Cyberpark Cyber Security Program, Bahçeşehir University Blockchain Center, Turkey Information and Communication Technologies Authority Academy.

Elçin is a member of Istanbul Bar Association. She has graduated with honors from Koç University, and Galatasaray University LLM program where she concluded her thesis on startup investment agreements. In addition to her law degree, she has a minor degree on Economics from Koç University and she is an alumni of Stanford University Mathematics Camp.

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About Solak & Partners

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Solak&Partners is an Istanbul based Turkish law firm providing a comprehensive range of legal services for domestic and international clients and provides solutions for day-to-day legal issues as well as complex legal deals on a multinational level. We are known for our commitment to our clients, commercial awareness and problem solving skills. 

The main areas we are working on includes commercial law, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, contracts law, intellectual property law, employment law, banking and financial services law and dispute resolution. Our team also have specific sectoral experience and knowledge on IT, artificial intelligence, software, construction, energy, entertainment and pharmaceutical sectors. 

Our team consists of multi-disciplinary lawyers who are keen on understanding the business goals of our clients and we have a reputation for providing solutions in a fast and commercially sensible manner. We are a trusted, innovative and dynamic law firm who gives great importance on providing a professional experience with a boutique hands-on approach.

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Exclusive IR Global advisor for Crypto and Digital Asset Advisory , Employment Law (Corporate) and Employment Law (Individuals) in Turkey

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    Crypto and Digital Asset Advisory in Turkey

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