Boden Law advises organisations and institutions such as My Climate Turkey, Carbon Footprint and Sustainability Association (Ayakizi ve Sürdürebilirlilik Derneği) and Troya Environmental Association (Troya Çevre Derneği). The firm supports and provides pro bono advice on legal technology tools to strengthen public access to justice. Our latest collaboration is Project Violet, a document automation tool launched by law students. The Violet project aims to simplify court applications for safety measures by women exposed to domestic violence. To raise awareness of society, the Boden Academy organizes conferences, seminars, trainings, workshops and publishes reports and magazines. In March 2020, Boden Law launched the “Tuesday Talks” webinar series under the auspices of the Boden Academy, in which selected consultants and experts provide information and clarification on the most challenging issues arising from the global COVID-19 outbreak. Boden joined Wichita State after serving nearly five years as general counsel for a private nonprofit college operated by Mission Group Kansas Inc. in Overland Park. Prior to his in-house role, Boden represented public institutions and private companies, including top Fortune 500 clients, as a partner at kutak Rock LLP law firm in Wichita. Over the years, Boden has specialized in a variety of practice areas, including education law, labor law, economic law, criminal law, and constitutional law. Energy Consulting: Boden Law provides specific expertise in the fields of energy and natural resources (including metals and mining). As one of its core business areas, Boden Law represents clients in the areas of energy mergers and acquisitions, commodity trading, energy and infrastructure projects, energy compliance regulation and advisory, renewable energy and energy dispute resolution.
With its expansion into the technology sector, Boden Law provides energy companies with insightful legal advice for their digital transformation and investments in new technologies such as blockchain, smart contracts and the Internet of Things (IoT). TESTIMONY: “Boden Law has a team of excellent lawyers who are very experienced in handling international projects. Sinem Mermer, Head of Technology, supported us in investment rounds in Estonia as well as in contract negotiations with large companies in the US and Europe. Their in-depth knowledge of foreign law, as well as their pragmatic and value-based approach, have allowed us to maintain our company`s agile legal practice as well. “Değer Boden and Sinem Mermer are unique legal advisors who are also active in the energy market – they not only understand the legislation, but are also well informed about the economic details of the energy sector. The General Counsel is the University`s Chief Legal Officer. The General Counsel has executive responsibility for dealing with all legal matters affecting the University, University administration and University staff, and serves as the University`s liaison with the Attorney General`s Office. As any good public interest lawyer knows, one of the biggest barriers to filing a civil rights lawsuit is the doctrine of “standing,” in which the courts assess whether the plaintiff has a legally identifiable violation. Anastasia has won permanent lawsuits before the Eleventh, Fifth and Ninth District Court of Appeals, opening the doors of the courthouse to plaintiffs who claim their rights have been violated. Boden Law has a unique attitude in empowering women. Apart from the fact that there is a female CEO and founding partner, the participation of women at the partner level is 66%. The ratio of women to men in the company is 60% overall.
Boden Law is committed to representing women in the legal market and pursues a policy of non-tolerance for gender discrimination within the company. Technology and Innovation: Boden Law provides legal services in compliance, technology contracts, complex M&A projects, international growth, data protection and cybersecurity while maintaining a business mindset and tech-savvy approach. “No other law firm has a thorough knowledge of legislation and business practices. We did not see the need to look for another law firm. Boden Academy: With the aim of building a bridge between theoretical knowledge and its practical application, Boden Law founded the Boden Academy in February 2014. The aim of the Soil Academy is to provide expert legal and policy advice in the fields of various fields and to build a bridge between different sectors and the law with an interdisciplinary approach. It is a unique discussion forum and “think tank” where current and innovative legal issues affecting global and local markets are discussed. With valuable contributions from leading industry practitioners and scientists, the Boden Academy organizes conferences, seminars, trainings, workshops and publishes reports and journals.
COMPANY/COMPANY: Director in an infrastructure company TESTIMONIAL: Değer Boden, founding partner of Boden Law, is an “impressive talent” She is very smart and has good legal knowledge, but she also understands the needs of the industry. It can define critical issues for its clients and cover these risks. Boden Law`s practice abroad is not limited to geographical boundaries and its expertise in working under various laws is praised by clients. Boden Law is experienced in providing legal advice on overseas investment projects for clients in Africa, Europe and Asia. The firm is also experienced in representing clients in international arbitration proceedings, where appropriate with local and international law firms. Lawyers and partners participate as speakers in international conferences and seminars, some of which are Turkey`s 7th Energy Summit in the Eastern Mediterranean, Kluwer and the International Conference on Energy Security and Geopolitics in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Conference on Energy Arbitration and Dispute Settlement in the Middle East and Africa in London. TESTIMONY: “We are very impressed with Boden Law`s expertise in technology contracts and its commitment to providing accurate and comprehensive legal advice in a very short period of time. We are fascinated by Sinem Mermer`s technical knowledge of IT issues, which allowed us to better understand the intricacies of the project. During interviews and employment, Boden Law does not discriminate against any candidate or teammate on the basis of ethnicity, religion, language, gender or race. Boden Law`s recruitment process is based solely on the experience and skills of the candidates.
By creating a workspace where everyone is treated equally, whether it`s a lawyer, articling student or support team, Boden Law sets itself apart from others in its approach. The company is dedicated to maintaining its practices in the workplace and offers all our employees equal rights, opportunities and salaries based solely on seniority, which is far ahead of the Turkish legal sector. Corporate and Commercial Law Consulting: Boden Law provides daily corporate and commercial advice, reorganization and legal services. Boden Law advises foreign clients on the implementation of their direct investment vehicles, including the selection of the company and the creation of their companies. In addition, the company advises deep technology companies on business planning of investment cycles as well as expansion plans. The firm: Boden Law is a world-class full-service law firm based in Istanbul that represents and legally advises clients in various sectors with a particular focus on energy, technology, natural resources, real estate and infrastructure. With an understanding of the complex dependencies between and within these sectors, the company offers a unique service. Boden Law stands out for its industry-specific expertise and solution-oriented approach, which has made it the focal point for complex and niche legal issues. Boden Law has established itself as a forward-looking law firm in the legal market thanks to its impressive ability to recognize and directly address today`s future problems. The firm is dedicated to providing high quality legal services with the strength it draws from the vast know-how it has built over the course of a decade.
Sms Group Metalurji Servis Sanayi ve Ticaret Ltd. Şti. Dispute Resolution and Arbitration: Boden Law includes a team of experienced litigators specializing in key practice areas, including contractual disputes, corporate litigation, administrative processes, creditor rights and bankruptcies. Boden Law also represents its clients in the field of commercial and investment arbitration, mediation and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Turkey. The team is made up of partners with international experience in arbitration. As Boden Law, we are committed not only to our clients, but also to our community. The firm believes that lawyers have a duty to invest time to serve their company in a positive way. In this regard, the firm advises organizations and institutions such as My Climate Turkey, Carbon Footprint and Sustainability Association (Ayakizi ve Sürdürebilirlilik Derneği) and Troya Environmental Association (Troya Çevre Derneği). As Boden Law, we are aware of the threat of climate change and its severity, which is why we want to play an important role in contributing to environmental sustainability.