Turkey’s economy and policies transformed the country into one of the major recipients of FDI in its region and also according to the OECD; Turkey is expected to be one of the fastest growing economies among OECD members during 2019-2029. Turkey has a dynamic and growing economy and links east and west in a unique way and Turkey’s strategic locations, domestic and regional markets, demographics, cost-competitive labor force, liberal investment climate and all the sectoral opportunities are attractive for FDI, yet investment in Turkey can be challenging without legal guidance. Since Turkey is a civil law country it has a certain order of priority for the implementation of the applicable legislation; Turkish legal advice would be mandatory for any FDI attempt.
How can we help?
Our law office, with its global portfolio; understands and takes practical actions in order to reach the client’s ultimate goal. Within this context, our Law Office provides complete and competent legal service for its foreign investor clients who wants to make investment in Turkey in accordance with the Foreign Direct Investment Law, Turkish Citizenship Law and its relevant regulations and other legislation provisions through its broad experience related to the legislation.
Also, our Law Office provides legal counseling service for its clients regarding real estate buying and selling transactions in Turkey in accordance with the Land Registry Law and Cadastral Law. Within this scope, our Law Office is experienced in preparing and controlling the documents required for buying and selling transactions, preparing and negotiating the purchase and sale contracts, follow-up and finalization of applications to be made before Municipalities and Directorates of Land Registry and Cadastre.
In addition, our Law Office also provides legal service for its foreign clients regarding the right to asylum of refugees in the field of Refugee Law within the scope of the Contract on the Legal Status of Refugees dated 28/7/1951 and amended by 1967 Protocol on Foreigners and International Protection Act and Legal Status of Refugees and other international agreements and making applications to Directorate of Security, head of Department of Foreigners Asylum, receiving refugee candidacy cart and obtaining refugee, conditional refugee and subsidiary protection status.
Moreover, our Law Office provides legal service for its clients for public lands regarding buying and selling, service, construction, rent, barter, establishment of incorporeal rights and transportation of ownership of departments included within the general budget, annexed budget administrations, special administrations and municipalities within the scope of particularly State Procurement Law and other legislation provisions and also on matters including acquisition of land, planning permission, license, housing, construction and operation for tourism, industrial zones, energy and educational investments.
Project’s life cycle is important and has to be kept under control. That is why from the beginning to end of a project, we offer our guidance to our clients to structure, develop, finance, sell and purchase a range of project. Power, gas, renewable energy, mining, resources, roads, rail, hospitals and hotels are only some areas in our wide range expertise. Within this scope, our Law Office provides legal support for its clients on the matters of making the necessary applications regarding project financing and establishing investor partnerships, follow-up and finalization of the said applications, initiating, conducting and finalizing the project activities in accordance with the legislation, acquisition of land, planning permission, license, housing, construction and operation, preparation and negotiation of the required contracts, determining and eliminating the legal risks in the field where the project will be put into practice and receiving support and incentive.
Furthermore, our Law Office also provides legal counseling services for both private entrepreneurs and state institutions and organizations during the foundation phase of regions and structures which are subject to the fields of Organized Industrial Zones Law, Expropriation Law, Harbors Act, Industrial Law and Environmental Law. Our Law Office have provided and continues to provide legal counseling regarding the procedures including application, permission, building permit etc. and follow-up and realization of these procedures during all the phases starting from the foundation of many organized industrial zones and technology zones through commissioning in our country. In addition, we have provided attorneyship service for both public administrations and defendant natural persons regarding expropriation law during the first foundation phase of organized industrial zones and technology zones.
Who do we help?
Our Law Office provides legal counseling service for its foreign investor clients throughout all the phases of an investment project starting from searching for investment opportunities in Turkey through putting the investment project into practice successfully including receiving all kinds of necessary legal license and permits, preparing project information and documents, preparing legal status reports, negotiating, providing services after takeover and informing its clients about the legal issues that may affect the investment of the client positively and negatively.
Significant commercial practices including advising:
– Operation and carrying out all the relevant legal processes of organized industrial zones.
– Legal counselling on educational projects such as building of campuses and universities both in Turkey and abroad.
– Acting as the main legal counsels of developing the largest complex building project in Turkey which includes offices, apartments, shopping malls and hotels in urban transformation areas
– Acting as the main legal counsels of the leading marketing company in Turkey since 2016 which also acts as an agency to the foreigners in Turkey wishes to purchase properties (including giving legal counselling to the mentioned foreigners who purchased properties after their purchases such as rental issues and their tax liabilities related with the properties.)
– Acted as the main legal counsels to the one of the largest energy project in Turkey which is located in Ceyhan/Turkey from its start to finish.
EXPLORE THE SERVICES
- Energy, Mining & Infrastructure – Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals
- Power -Renewable Energy –Agriculture and Natural Resources
- Infastructure -Sustainable Finance
- Legal Status Report -Project Finance –Project Planning
- Foreign Direct Investment Law -Turkish Citizenship Law
- Public Procurement and Contract Law