Merve Schmitte
Merve Schmitte, LLM, (Goethe University Frankfurt)

Overview

Merve Schmitte, a Solicitor qualified in Ireland and England & Wales, is an associate in the Banking & Finance practice in Mayer Brown’s Frankfurt office.

She advises financial institutions, corporates and private equity investors in connection with real estate finance, acquisition finance, corporate loans and other syndicated loans. 

Before joining Mayer Brown Merve worked for other international law firms in Istanbul and Frankfurt, specializing in Banking & Finance. She is also qualified as a lawyer in Turkey.

*not admitted in Germany

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Turkish

Experience

  • Advised lenders on financing the acquisition of an office building in Germany.
  • Advised a lender on the financing of a hotel portfolio in Germany.
  • Advised Avedon on the acquisition of FormMed HealthCare AG.

  • Advised a banking consortium on its refinancing of a logistics portfolio.*

  • Advised a German bank on the financing of two residential property portfolios.*

  • Advised a listed company on the acquisition of three commercial office properties.*

  • Advised an MDAX company on its refinancing of a consortium loan.*

* at previous law firm

 

 

 

Education

Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Germany, LLM

Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey, LLB

Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey, BA

Legal Traineeship: Allen & Overy LLP (in association with Gedik Eraksoy Avukatlık Ortaklığı)

Admissions

  • Avukat, Turkey
  • Solicitor, Ireland
  • Solicitor, England and Wales

Activities

Member of the Frankfurt Bar Association