Att. Dr. Nihan Palta is the Founding Partner of Palta Attorneys at Law.


Istanbul Bar Association (2009 – …)
Galatasaray Sports Club (September 2014-…)
King’s College Alumni Association (September 2013-…)
High School of Galatasaray Alumni Association (June 2003-…)





  • "The Concept of Organ under Turkish and Swiss Joint Stock Company Law", Akdeniz University Law Faculty Journal 2022, V. XII, N. I, p. 357-391.
  • “Buy-back of shares in limited liability companies”, Istanbul Bar Association Law Review, July-August 2017, Volume 91, N. 4, p. 44-73.
  • “A comparative analysis of exit strategies in leveraged buyout transactions”, LL.M. dissertation at King’s College London with “distinction” award, August 2013, Unpublished Dissertation, available at National Thesis Centre.
  • “Factoring Companies under Turkish Law”, Istanbul Bar Association, September 2008.
  • “Incorporation of enterprises including companies, branches and liaison offices in Turkey pursuant to new procedures set forth in the Direct Foreign Investors Law”, Le Moci, July 2008.


Phone: + 90 212 212 3002
Fax: +90 212 212 3004


Dr. Palta’s practice focuses on corporate law and commercial, mergers & acquisitions and real estate law. She is renowned for an expertise in large scale M&A transactions with a focus on private equity and venture capital investments in their leveraged buy-out M&A projects as well as strategic investments in their several projects both in Turkish and cross-border. She has led several comprehensive legal due diligence processes for a number of multi-national companies which involved negotiation and drafting of transaction documents and closing of M&A transactions.


She represented multinational and local clients in their long-term strategic business planning and day-to-day operations and provided legal advice covering a broad spectrum of legal services from company incorporation to restructuring as well as spin-off and merger processes. In addition, she has been part of several real estate development projects where she has acted for individuals or corporate investors in carrying out legal due diligence and financing processes as well as drafting and negotiating relevant architectural design and construction agreements. 


Dr. Palta has been actively advising clients in various industries including tourism and leisure, aviation, IT, transportation, education, energy, manufacturing, retail and real estate sectors for high profile and strategic transactions which include cross-border acquisitions and international joint ventures.

She has been arbitrator at Dispute Resolution Committee at the Turkish Football Federation since November 2014.


  • Istanbul Trade University
    School of Law, Ph.D., 2023, "Differentiated Solidarity Principle in Legal Responsibility of the Board Members in Joint Stock Companies under the Turkish Commercial Code", Ph.D. Thesis.
  • King’s College London, United Kingdom
    LL.M. in International Finance Law, 2013, “A comparative analysis of exit strategies in leveraged buyout transactions”, LL.M. Thesis
  • Galatasaray University
    School of Law, LL.B., 2007
  • High School of Galatasaray
    Istanbul, 2003