Merve Sever | Hamburg | Hogan Lovells

Merve Sever

Foreign Associate


English, German, Turkish


Merve Sever
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Merve Sever acts in the area of Investigations, White Collar and Fraud for national and international clients, including Fortune 500 and DAX 40 companies. She supports in particular with setting-up and organizing internal investigations.

Merve Sever has a strong international focus. She studied law in Turkey and holds an LL.M. degree in European and International Law from Europa Institut of University of Saarland. She is a Turkish qualified lawyer and a member of Bar Associations in Ankara and Hamburg. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, she worked at various internationally active law firms in Turkey and Germany. 

Representative experience

Supporting an internal investigation of a financial services company regarding money laundering allegations.

Advising a major company from the automotive industry on compliance topics and large scale internal investigations.


  • LL.M., Europa-Institut at Saarland University, 2019
  • Law Degree, Gazi University, 2014
  • Erasmus Exchange Programme, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, 2012
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Turkey
  • Hamburg (as registered foreign lawyer)
  • German-Turkish Lawyers Association