Sevil Altinoz Yucekayali

Senior Associate


Sevil is a senior associate with the Corporate Structuring practice in Qatar. She is a dual qualified lawyer admitted to practice in Turkey and the State of New York. She advises primarily on corporate structuring matters and on related Qatari Corporate Commercial law.

Sevil is experienced in mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment regulations, compliance with the commercial and corporate laws and regulations of Qatar, ultimate/real beneficial ownership, economic substance, liquidation, corporate regime compliance, due diligence analysis and research for investments, business structures for international companies, in all manner of industries including oil & gas, construction, engineering, trading and management consultancy projects through the mediums of partnership, limited liability companies, and public and private shareholding companies.

Prior to joining the firm, Sevil has worked as a manager at a Big 4 audit firm in Qatar. She has also worked at a tier 1 Turkey based full service law firm where she was involved in matters relating to banking and finance, corporate and commercial law including transactional work, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions.

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Recent Experience

  • Advising a major Qatari service provider on its corporate restructuring.
  • Advising a Qatari government body with its investment in agriculture sector.
  • Advising on a consortium comprised of four major banks in connection with USD 650 million-syndicated loan to finance development and construction of four major hydroelectric power plants in Turkey.
  • Advising a major, formerly state owned Turkish telecommunications company on its USD 1 billion Eurobond issuance.
  • Advising a major Turkish group operating in multiple sectors with the sale of part of its stake in its energy subsidiary to a Japanese conglomerate.
  • Advising major construction and technology conglomerates on Qatar foreign investment regulations.


  • English
  • Turkish


2017 – LLM, Columbia Law School

2012 – LLB, Galatasaray University


New York Bar Association

Istanbul Bar Association