Fırat joined Pekin & Pekin in 2012, to lead the Tax team of the Firm, from Ernst & Young where he was a tax manager and tax lawyer in the tax advisory and tax controversy department. Prior to Ernst & Young Fırat was worked as legal counsel and the member of the tender committee at the Regional Directorate of Balıkesir Construction and Real Estate affiliated to the Ministry of National Defense, a tax auditor and tax lawyer with BDO Turkey (Denet), and a tax officer at the Istanbul Tax Office, respectively.
Fırat's practice experience involves a wide range of corporate transactions, taxation advice, employment and litigation cases. He has experience in the tax and corporate structuring of cross-border transactions, particularly concerning various forms of M&As. He has also participated and led mergers and spin-off transactions, and advised several group companies in their fully restructuring projects. Fırat dual-qualifies as Attorney at Law and CPA (Certified Public Accountant) in Turkey. He is also recognized as a leading individual in taxation by legal 500 since 2015.
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