Telecommunications, Media and Technology

Representing clients from all parts of the digital sector, our lawyers advise a diverse mix of organizations, ranging from start-ups with innovative business models and technologies to global brands, both public and private.

Technological innovation is rapidly transforming businesses, markets and everyday life, LEGE lawyers counsel that clients are at the forefront of this digital revolution. Understanding our clients' business environment and strategic aims is key to providing first-class legal support.
• Following up on legislative developments and reporting changes in the legal landscape.
• Identifying our clients’ business position under local and international legislation, together with a compliance analysis.
• Drafting sector specific agreements, including infrastructure outsourcing, cloud services, managed networks, mobile virtual network operation, VoIP services, and analyzing these for potential legal risks and issues under local legislation.
• Preparing and filing applications before the relevant governmental authorities.
• Legal counseling concerning administrative and technical aspects of disputes regarding the telecommunications sector.
• Representing clients before Turkish authorities such as the authorities of telecommunication, broadcasting and intellectual property and thereby assisting clients in their communication and correspondence with these authorities and Turkish courts at all levels.
• Providing in-depth legal analysis on content provided, hosted, broadcasted, printed and published by our clients and providing them with creative counseling services to ensure compliance with the relevant legislation as well as decisions granted by Turkish courts and authorities.
• Providing sector-specific high-level regulatory advice and risk assessment related to media businesses and social media platforms in regards to compliance issues that may arise from the relevant legislation. We offer a range of legal counseling services providing comparative analysis of current and upcoming legislation, innovative legal solutions and our lawyers ensure that our clients are notified when a potential legislative effort may have effects on their business.
• Drafting agreements and legal documents covering all aspects of the client’s business areas such as license agreements, talent agreements, intellectual property acquisition agreements, sponsorship agreements, production, co-production and post-production agreements, video game agreements, newspaper agreements, printing press agreements, organization agreements, promotion agreements, advertisement agreements and consulting agreements.
• Providing legal assistance regarding broadcasting and media strategies in Turkey for international companies.
• Providing legal assistance to gaming companies, along with a complete legal review and assistance for websites, which are localized in Turkey.
• Assisting news websites within the scope of Turkish law including but not limited to internet, advertising and media legislations.

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