Turkish law firms Diri Legal and Sevi & Mergen have joined forces to form a new full-service law firm in Istanbul – Diri Sevi Mergen – helmed by Partners Nazan Diri Bal, Ali Murat Sevi, and Turhan Mergen.
Diri Bal specializes in corporate and M&A, IT and data protection, and competition law. Before joining forces with Sevi & Mergen, she spent over five years as the Managing Partner of Diri Legal. Earlier, she spent over 11 years with the Birsel Law Offices.
Sevi’s primary areas of focus are commercial law, company law, and capital markets law. He spent over five years as a Partner with Sevi & Mergen and almost 14 years with the Birsel Law Offices.
Mergen’s expertise is corporate and M&A, project finance, consumer law, and labor law. Before setting up the new firm, he spent over five years as a Partner with Sevi & Mergen and almost a decade with the Birsel Law Offices.
According to a Diri Sevi Mergen press statement, “with this reunion of old colleagues as partners who have worked at the Birsel Law Offices for more than a decade, the team enjoys the taste of a fresh start blended with a warm familiarity and well-suited rebranding.”