Mrs. Fırat is the founding partner of Fırat İzgi. Fırat regularly supports multinational companies including manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, special food and feed, cosmetics and other consumer products on important new legislative projects and policy developments in Turkey. She also advises and provides consultancy on strategic planning of new investments and start-ups in Turkey, regulatory compliance, anti-corruption and anti-trust. She also has broad litigation experience of life science matters, including, product liability, advertising, customs controls and promotional activities. Mrs. Fırat also experienced in complex deals including; technology transfer agreements, product portfolio transfers, distribution, manufacturing and M&As.
Mrs. Fırat has in depth involvement in the first ever initiated court actions in Turkey in order to protect patent rights, including administrative court actions, as well as regulatory works before the Ministry of Health regarding enforcement of pharmaceutical patent rights, data protection and data exclusivity.
In addition to her experience in regulatory and compliance matters, Mrs. Firat also regularly represents clients before the Turkish civil, criminal and administrative courts.