Arpat Senocak is a partner of Gide and of its correspondent firm in Turkey, Özdirekcan Dündar Şenocak. He specialises in merger & acquisition transactions and in the structuring of investments. Arpat has been advising Turkish and international investors for close to 20 years in various business areas, with a specific focus on regulated sectors such as financial services (banking, insurance) and energy (oil & gas, renewable energy). He gained significant experience in the handling of multijurisdictional transactions during his secondment at Gide's Paris M&A department , during which he advised on a number of cross-border transactions. In this context, Arpat also regularly assists Turkish clients in the scope of their outbound investments and M&A transactions abroad.
Admitted to the Neuchâtel (Switzerland) Bar in 2003 and to the Istanbul (Turkey) Bar in 2008, he is a graduate from the Neuchâtel University Law School and holds an equivalency degree from the Istanbul University Law School. Arpat is the President of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Turkey.
« Practice head Arpat Senocak advises a number of high profile clients such as BNP Paribas Cardif, Groupama and Helvetia; he is experienced in structuring of distribution schemes, drafting of related agreements and compliance matters. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2023 - Turkey -Insurance
« Arpat Şenocak of Özdirekcan Dündar Şenocak Ak Attorney Partnership draws upon his knowledge of French and Turkish law to assist notable French clients with inbound transactions. »
Chambers Global 2023 - Corporate / M&A: High-end Capability