Deniz Oguzkanli

d.oguzkanli@rfblegal.co.uk

Deniz Oguzkanli
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Deniz acts for clients in connection with their investments development projects, and high net worth transactions. He also acts in the sale and purchase of businesses in the UK. He advises overseas constructions companies in relation to their UK projects.

Deniz has been a longstanding Recommended Lawyer in the Legal 500 rankings. The latest 2019 edition describes him as 'personable and reassuring'; previous editions of the guide also single out him as ‘excellent’, ‘sure-footed’, ‘extremely competent’ and experienced in ‘high-value, complex cross-border disputes’; he has advised on 'a number of high-profile cases' including 'complex bank fraud work'. Deniz initially cut his teeth on matters of serious crime, extradition and business crime. His work for business clients in the fields of regulatory law has seen significant victories in recent years.

Deniz acts for international businesses, banks and other law firms. He is involved in company formations both in the UK and abroad. At the forefront of his advice is his experience in regulatory and financial compliance. In recent years he has introduced and overseen matters involving multi-jurisdictional infringement of copyright and trade mark as well as substantial commercial contractual disputes.

Deniz has long been involved internationally with legal work originating in Turkey and has extensive connections with leading businesses there. He is now leading the development of the firm’s Istanbul office which has been set up to service Turkish businesses with their domestic and international work in this fast moving emerging market. Deniz’s other work includes a seat on the Management Committee of Hackney Law Centre and service as a Labour Councillor in the London Borough of Hackney. He is a member of Amnesty International, and a Lawyer for Liberty.

Deniz Oguzkanli's Recommendations

Deniz Oguzkanli

'The service provided to me throughout the course of my case was excellent. I was very pleased with the outcome. I will definitely recommend you to anyone who requires legal assistance.'

'sure-footed’ The 2012 Legal 500

‘extremely competent’ The 2013 Legal 500

‘Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP’s team, which includes Rakeebah Rahim, Deniz Oguzkanli and Anna Buch, is best known for its experience in high-value, complex cross-border disputes.’ – Legal 500 2014

‘committed, and excellent with clients' – Legal 500 2014

The strong team at Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP, which includes Rakeebah Rahim, Deniz Oguzkanli and Anna Buch, specialises in complex bank fraud work’ – Legal 500 2015

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP’s ‘excellent’ fraud team is headed by Rakeebah Rahim and includes Deniz Oguzkanli. The firm has been involved in a number of fraud-related extradition cases of late.The Legal 500 2016

Deniz Oguzkanli ‘is known for his expertise in human trafficking matters’; brilliant for export control and sanctions matters’.The Legal 500 2017

'personable and reassuring’ The Legal 500 2019

Our Partners

Jonathan Roberts

j.roberts@rfblegal.co.uk Jonathan Roberts After obtaining a degree in Modern History at Oxford University, Jonathan joined the firm as an articled clerk in 1973. In 1976 he qualified as a solicitor and became a partner in 1982, and senior partner in 1989.

John O'Callaghan

j.ocallaghan@rfblegal.co.uk John qualified as a solicitor in 1983 and has been a partner in the firm since 1990. John has a broad base of experience in the law with many longstanding client connections, and is a Recommended Lawyer in the 2019 Legal 500, singled out as 'a real expert in the field who knows his game'.

Rakeebah Rahim - Managing Partner

r.rahim@rfblegal.co.uk Rakeebah has been practising at the firm for over 25 years. As Managing Partner, she has been and remains instrumental in developing the firm’s strategic direction and embodies the firm’s core values.

Deniz Oguzkanli

d.oguzkanli@rfblegal.co.uk Deniz Oguzkanli heads the firms International Investment Department. He regularly acts for overseas investors in their commercial and residential deals and property transactions in the UK.

Sarah Hung

s.hung@rfblegal.co.uk Sarah Hung is a Real Estate lawyer and Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer for commercial property. She has extensive experience in commercial property with a particular focus on investment and development transactions and licensing work.

Rudi Ramdarshan

r.ramdarshan@rfblegal.co.uk Rudi Ramdarshan is a Partner and accredited mediator specialising in commercial and property litigation from the firm's West End office in Baker Street, London. He is recommended in both practice areas with the directory describing him as a 'formidable litigator', 'excellent tactician' and 'a walking encyclopedia of litigation knowledge'.

David Burns

d.burns@rfblegal.co.uk David Burns is a partner specialising in property and commercial litigation from the firm’s West End office in Baker Street, London.

Paul Cain

p.cain@rfblegal.co.uk Paul Cain is a Partner in the Real Estate department and has been a Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer for a number of years.

Rebecca Roberts

r.roberts@rfblegal.co.uk Rebecca is a Partner at the firm, practising at our London City offices. She specialises in Company and Commercial work and also has experience in the associated fields of Employment and Commercial Litigation. She is a Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer.

Afsheen Nasr

a.nasr@rfblegal.co.uk Afsheen Nasr is a Partner at Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP, with a particular expertise in Property, acting for individuals, businesses and financial institutions. She is a Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer.

Piers Desser

p.desser@rfblegal.co.uk Piers is an experienced Solicitor-Advocate specialising in Criminal Litigation. He is a Recommended Lawyer in the Legal 500 2019, leading the 'tenacious' Crime practice.

Mustafa Abbas

Mustafa Abbas Mustafa Abbas is a Partner based in the West End Office specialising in commercial and residential property matters.

Gerard Airey

Gerard Airey g.airey@rfblegal.co.uk Gerard qualified as a Solicitor in 2008 and from that point he practised employment law at one of the UK’s largest employment law firms for just under 11 years. He joined the firm as a Partner in the Employment Law department in 2019.

Devorah Ormonde

Devorah qualified as a solicitor in 2007 and joined the firm in 2019 as a Partner and head of the Private Client department.

Paul Stanley

Paul Stanley is a solicitor and Partner of the firm and works from the Manchester office.

Tamara Manojlovic

Tamara re-joined Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP as a Property Partner in November 2019 having been with the Firm previously for over 3 years.

Our People

Olga Aleksandrova

Olga Aleksandrova Olga is a dual-qualified solicitor of England and Ukraine and works in the firm’s Corporate and Commercial Department based in the City office.

Irina Apekisheva

Irina Apekisheva Irina is a solicitor at the firm’s Litigation department based at the West End office and specialising in commercial and property litigation.

Yasaman Asaad

Yasaman Asaad y.asaad@rfblegal.co.uk Yasaman Asaad is a solicitor based in our West End office who specialises in residential and commercial property matters.

Adam Bowes

Adam Bowes a.bowes@rfblegal.co.uk Adam is an associate specialising in family law, based in the firm's City Office.

Chris O'Callaghan

Chris O'Callaghan c.ocallaghan@rfblegal.co.uk Chris joined the firm in 2011 and trained at the firm working in the private client, litigation, property and family departments.

Ezgi Cetin

e.cetin@rfblegal.co.uk Ezgi is a qualified Solicitor working in our Real Estate Department at our City Office.

Jonathan Chan

Jonathan Chan Jonathan Chan is a Solicitor based in the West End Office specialising in commercial and property litigation.

Ali Chouhdry

Ali Chouhdry a.chouhdry@rfblegal.co.uk Ali Chouhdry is a solicitor based in the firm’s West End Office specialising in Real Estate.

Traudi Chu

Traudi Chu t.chu@rfblegal.co.uk Traudi Chu is a solicitor based in our Old Street office who specialises in residential and commercial property matters.

Veena Devji

v.devji@rfblegal.co.uk Veena Devji is a Real Estate Solicitor in the Baker Street Office and has experience in a variety of commercial and residential property transactions.

Samantha Eaton

Samantha Eaton s.eaton@rfblegal.co.uk Samantha Eaton is a Solicitor in our Manchester Office and specialises in Real Estate.

Berivan Erdogan

Berivan Erdogan b.erdogan@rfblegal.co.uk Berivan Erdogan is a solicitor specialising in Property at the firm’s City Office.

Kate Farkins

Kate Farkins k.farkins@rfblegal.co.uk LinkedIn Kate is a Solicitor in the property team based at Old Street.

Ben Frost

Ben Frost Ben Frost is a solicitor and accredited mediator in the firm’s commercial litigation and property litigation team at the West End office.

Laura Gomme

Laura Gomme is a Legal 500 2019 Recommended Lawyer, specialising in litigation at the firm’s West End office in Baker Street, London.

Samantha Gordon

Samantha Gordon s.gordon@rfblegal.co.uk Samantha Gordon is a Solicitor in our Baker Street Office and specialises in Litigation.

Matthew Groves

Matthew joined the firm as a Trainee Solicitor in February 2019. He has since moved to the Corporate and Commercial Department in the City Office.

Maria Gul

Maria Gul m.gul@rfblegal.co.uk Maria is a solicitor specialising in property transactions at our Baker Street office. She deals with sales, purchases and leasehold matters on a daily basis and takes great pride in her work.

Olga Gutovska

Olga Gutovska O.Gutovska@RFBLegal.co.uk Olga Gutovska heads up the Europe, Middle East and Africa desk.

Kadri Abu-Hejleh

k.abu-hejleh@rfblegal.co.uk Kadri Abu-Hejleh is a Property Solicitor, based in the City Office.

Maryann Ibeto

Maryann Ibeto m.ibeto@rfblegal.co.uk Maryann is a solicitor at the firm’s Manchester Office, working in the Property department predominantly dealing with residential conveyancing transactions.

Hillay Janebdar

Hillay Janebdar h.janebdar@rfblegal.co.uk Hillay Janebdar is an immigration solicitor based in the firm’s City Office.

Simon Lawrence

s.lawrence@rfblegal.co.uk Simon Lawrence is a 25 year qualified Commercial Property solicitor and a 2019 Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer.

Grace Lowry

Grace Lowry Grace is a solicitor specialising in Property.

Daniel Martinez

d.martinez@rfblegal.co.uk Daniel is an experienced Family solicitor based in the firm's City Office.

Adebola Mayungbe

a.mayungbe@rfblegal.co.uk Adebola has practised at Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP since 2009 and specialises in serious and complex crime within the London area and surrounding counties.

Tanaz Nowrouzzadeh

Tanaz Nowrouzzadeh is a solicitor in our real estate department based in our West End office. Tanaz deals with a wide variety of clients in relation to their property transactions, including acquisitions and disposals of both commercial and residential premises, landlord and tenant matters, leases, licences, deeds, option agreements and refinancing.

Selda Ozcan

s.ozcan@rfblegal.co.uk Selda Ozcan joins the firm as an experienced property solicitor having been a Partner at a successful practice in North London.

Priya Patel

Priya Patel p.patel@rfblegal.co.uk Priya is a solicitor and Higher Court Advocate with over 18 years’ experience in Complex Fraud, Business Crime, Professional Discipline, Regulatory and Criminal Law cases.

Sally Richardson

Sally Richardson Sally Richardson is a specialist property solicitor based in our City Office.

Patrick Trevor

Patrick Trevor p.trevor@rfblegal.co.uk Patrick Trevor is a solicitor in the firm’s commercial litigation and property litigation team based at the West End office which is recognised in the Legal 500 as being “technically minded, very responsive and strategic”.

Rokhsareh Vahid

Rokhsareh Vahid r.vahid@rfblegal.co.uk Direct dial: 0161 507 3658 Mobile: 0780 676 8401 Rokhsareh joined the firm in 2017 as a Sanctions and Banking Specialist. She assists Iranian individuals and companies in relation to all aspects of UK law as well as non-Iranians with their Iran-related matters.

Kristel Wan

Kristel Wan k.wan@rfblegal.co.uk Kristel is a solicitor at the firm’s Manchester office, working in the Property department principally dealing with residential conveyancing transactions.

Bik Wong

b.wong@rfblegal.co.uk Bik Wong is a Solicitor specialising in Family Law in the firm's City office.

Ran Yu

Ran Yu r.yu@rfblegal.co.uk Ran Yu is a solicitor in the Real Estate Department based at our City Office in London

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