Sait Eryilmaz, Head of Banking & Finance at Clifford Chance Turkey, has made Partner.
Eryilmaz began his career at the Ismen Law Firm in 2009. He moved to Clifford Chance’s Istanbul office in 2012. Eryilmaz was promoted to Counsel at Clifford Chance in 2018, after a brief secondment to the firm's London office, and he took charge of the firm’s Turkish Banking & Finance practice in May, 2020. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws at the Istanbul Bilgi University in 2009.
Eryilmaz primarily focuses on project finance and structured finance. According to Clifford Chance, “over the past years Sait has held a key position at the forefront of Turkish infrastructure and energy transactions, taking part in many notable projects including PPPs.” In addition, the firm reported that Eryilmaz acted on behalf of “banks, ECAs, Islamic and conventional financial institutions, sponsors and other transaction parties in domestic and international project financings, including PPPs, infrastructure, transportation (roads, railways and airports) energy projects, oil and gas, and privatizations.”