Pelin Baysal is a Partner in Gün + Partners and she has been working for the firm since 2006. She is head of the firm's insurance and reinsurance and corporate and M&A practices, and co-head of the firm's dispute resolution practice.
Pelin has been involved in numerous M&A transactions, assisted foreign and Turkish companies to establish joint ventures, drafted and negotiated SPAs, SHAs and JV agreements, conducted due diligence processes, prepared and re-structured various types of commercial agreements.
She acted as party counsel in and advised on numerous commercial and corporate disputes before Turkish courts and ICC arbitration, involving M&A disputes, shareholders disputes, joint venture disputes, distribution agreements, compensation cases, white collar crimes, insurance disputes, directors' and officers' liability disputes and enforcement of foreign court judgments and arbitral awards.
Pelin advised numerous reinsurers and insurers on various types of insurance under Turkish Law and advised on litigation, arbitration aspects, as well as coverage issues on different types of policies includinggeneral third party liability, professional third party liability, credit insurance, fire all risks, mechanical breakdown, construction all risks, D&O and Bankers Blanked Bond policies. She also advised many insurance and reinsurance companies on regulatory matters.
She is a member of the Turkish and Istanbul Bar Associations, International Bar Association (Secretary of IBA Insurance Committee), International Insurance Law Association (AIDA), The Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC).
Pelin has been recognised by many independent legal directories including; Chambers and Partners, Euromoney's Expert Guides.