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Eda Demirel

Eda Demirel


Eda Demirel is a German qualified corporate lawyer admitted with the New York Bar (US) and senior courts of England and Wales. She leads DLA Piper’s global international corporate reorganisations practice and as such, advises mainly multinationals. Eda specialises in the design and implementation of complex international corporate reorganisations, often triggered by a merger, carve-out/ spin-off, legal entity rationalisation or regulatory change. Working closely with multidisciplinary teams from across the firm, Eda coordinates an optimal delivery of our clients’ projects in a cost-effective and efficient way.

Eda has lived and worked in New York, Geneva and London, working for leading professional services and law firms. She speaks English, French, German and Turkish.

Recent experience

  • Advising a multinational power management company on optimising and consolidating its business structure in over 30 jurisdictions.
  • Supporting a global beauty company in integrating part of its newly acquired hair care business in multiple European countries
  • Advising a global food processing and commodities trading corporation on optimising its organisational structure in more than 30 jurisdictions.
  • Advising a leading US business consulting and software development company on several post-merger integrations, involving on average more than 30 jurisdictions.
  • Advising a leading German automotive corporation on its cash repatriation to help restructure business operations involving more than 50 jurisdictions.
  • Advising a major US-based multinational oil and gas corporation on its business optimisation structure involving more than 30 jurisdictions.


  • IIT - Chicago Kent College of Law: LLM in International and Comparative Law
  • Universität zu Kӧln, Faculty of Law, Cologne, Germany: Juris Doctor

Professional qualifications

  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • Attorney-at-law admitted with the Supreme Court of New York.


  • International tax issues to watch, 10 May 2018
  • International tax landscape, 10 May 2018.

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