Fırat joined Pekin & Pekin in 2012, to lead the Tax & Employment team of the Firm. Fırat’s practice experience involves a wide range of corporate transactions, tax advice, employment advice 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 local and multinational holdings and group companies in their full restructuring projects. His experience involves both direct and indirect taxation such as income tax, corporate income tax, VAT, special consumption tax, stamp tax, resource utilization support fund in both advisory and litigation nature cases. Fırat has been actively advising and representing his clients from different sectors; such as automotive, banking and finance, real estate, consumer products, online retailers, energy, infrastructure etc.
Prior to joining Pekin & Pekin in 2012, Fırat worked for Ernst & Young where he was a tax manager and tax lawyer in the Tax advisory and 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 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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