A Turkish national, Aras is licensed in the Istanbul Bar and registered as a foreign lawyer with the Law Society of England and Wales.
Tonay has valuable real estate practice expertise covering structuring of real estate developments, including residential, commercial property, and hotel development, drafting and negotiating relevant project agreements for developers and investors, as well carrying out legal land due diligence to determine whether the property meets specified requirements.
Aras’ penultimate role before Alterra was at Schinner & Shain, LLP, a US law firm in San Francisco. As a foreign associate, he acted for multinational clients. He performed active duty in due diligence reviews, drafting and negotiation of shares and assets sales and purchase agreements, joint venture and shareholders agreements, and other ancillary documents relevant to acquisitions or foreign investments.