We are very proud to announce that Deris has been ranked as a Top-Tier Firm in tier 1 in the ranking of the Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa pursuant to successes of firms operating in the field of intellectual property. Deris has been defined as ‘knowledgeable, business-oriented and creative’ IP specialist. Not only the team, Okan Can (Partner), is listed in elite "leading lawyers" list in the Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2019's guide to outstanding lawyers and Muazzez Korutürk (Senior Associate), is listed in "next generation lawyers" list in Europe, Middle East & Africa. Furthermore, M. N. Aydın Deriş (Senior Partner), Serra Coral (Managing Partner) and E. Kerim Yardımcı (Managing Partner) are recommended in the Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2019 editorial as well. The Legal 500 Series is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. More than 300,000 corporate counsels are surveyed and interviewed globally each year. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, in which law firms, sets and individuals are recommended purely on merit.