Moral & Partners has announced that former Baker McKenzie Turkey affiliate Esin Attorney Partnership Partner Sertac Kokenek has joined its team as Senior Partner and Head of Advisory. With Partners Efe Kinikoglu and Serkan Pamukkale also elevated to Name Partners, the firm rebranded to Moral, Kinikoglu, Pamukkale, Kokenek Attorney Partnership.
Kokenek had been with Esin since 2010. There, he served as Head of the Employment and Compensation practice and made Partner at the firm in 2021 (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on July 14, 2021). Before Esin, he worked for the Bener Law Office between 2007 and 2009. At Moral, Kinikoglu, Pamukkale, Kokenek he will be leading the Advisory practice, and his areas of focus will be M&A / Private Equity, Corporate, Employment, and Compliance.
Kinikoglu has been with the firm since 2015. Prior to that, he was a Partner with the GSI Law Firm between 2014 and 2015. Earlier still, he worked as a Senior Lawyer with the Cerrahoglu Law Firm, between 2012 and 2014, as a Lawyer with Ozak Global Holding, between 2011 and 2012, as a Senior Lawyer with Avea, between 2010 and 2011, and as a Lawyer with Birsel Law Offices, between 2005 and 2009.
Pamukkale has also been with the firm since 2015 and was promoted to Partner in 2017 (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on August 11, 2017). Before that, he worked at Birsel Law Offices between 1994 and 2014.
“As Moral, Kinikoglu, Pamukkale, Kokenek, we are excited to step towards a bright future, carrying the 55-year-old legacy forward and we can’t wait to see what 100 will look like!” commented Managing Partner Resat Moral.