Türkiye Kurumsal Yönetim Derneği

Board Member / Secretary

Hergüner Bilgen Üçer Attorney Partnership

Ms. Senem Denktaş graduated with an LLB from Istanbul University and received her LLM degree from London School of Economics and Political Sciences. Having been with the firm since 1998, Ms. Denktaş is specialized in the areas of Infrastructure & Project Finance and M&A. In the field of infrastructure, Ms. Denktaş is known for providing comprehensive support through every phase of project development and having an ability to look beyond daily and short-term priorities in order to take into account potential issues through the entire lifecycle of long-term projects. Additionally, her decades-long M&A experience in nearly all major sectors and all types of M&A work has been an invaluable asset to our clients, her innovative structuring advice and streamlined efficiency consistently ensuring rapid but fundamentally robust outcomes.

In the field of Infrastructure & Project Finance, Ms. Denktaş’s practice is primarily focused on long-term infrastructure projects, where she represents project companies, banks, and international financial institutions (IFIs), particularly engaging in public-private partnerships (PPPs). Some of her most significant work has been in PPPs utilizing the build-lease-transfer (BLT) model for the development of healthcare campuses throughout Turkey. In the field of M&A, Ms. Denktaş  primarily advises clients in transactions involving various types of investors, including private equity funds, and has successfully represented numerous clients in both entry and exit transactions. Ms. Denktaş is a member of the Corporate Governance Association of Turkey, the Foreign Economic Relations Board, and the International Law Institute (ILI) Istanbul Chapter as well as the KALİD Alumni Association and the Istanbul University Law School Alumni Association.