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  • LAWYER
    HABİP AKTAŞ

    Habip AKTAŞ, the founder of our firm, is graduated from Near East University Faculty of Law. His areas of expertise are Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law, Real Estate Law, Law of Contracts, Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Commercial Law, Labor Law, Law of Obligations, and legal institutions such as concordat, bankruptcy, rent, flat for construction and zoning.

    ESSENTIAL WORK AREAS

    Enforcement & Bankruptcy Law, Concordat, Real Estate Law, Law of Contracts, Company Law, Commercial Law, Law of Obligations, Labor Law

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Ankara Bar Association President of the Enforcement Law Council, 2018 Ankara Bar Association and Union of Turkish Bar Association, 2017

    LAWYER
    HABİP AKTAŞ
  • LAWYER
    FATMA İLKAYA AKTAŞ

    She is one of the founding partners of Aktaş Law Firm. She has been graduated from Gazi University Faculty of Law. Before joining our staff, she worked as a freelance attorney and provided consultancy services to various corporate firms. She has more than 5 years of litigation experience, especially in the fields of Civil Law, Criminal Law, Tax Law, Family Law, and Labor Law, and she ensures that the proceedings progress quickly and effectively by courtesy of her experiences.

    Also, she acts as a Mediator as being registered to the Mediators Registry of Ministry of Justice.

    ESSENTIAL WORK AREAS

    Litigation-Dispute Resolution, Family Law, Labor Law and Social Security Law, Commercial Law, Tax Law, Criminal Law, Mediation

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Mediators Registry of Ministry of Justice 2019

    Ankara Bar Association President of Legal Assistance Center 2019

    Ankara Bar Association Deputy President of Legal Assistance Center, 2018

    Ankara Bar Association and Union of Turkish Bar Association 2014

    LAWYER
    FATMA İLKAYA AKTAŞ
  • LAWYER
    FİKRET HAKGÜDEN

    Summary: Mr. Hakguden is graduated from  Istanbul University Faculty of Law. Served as in-house and independent lawyer for more than 20 years, mostly on International investments, multilateral agreements related multinational joint ventures. Mr. Hakguden gained extensive experience of bilateral dispute resolution discussions arisen from foreign direct investments in Turkey and EU Countries. Have wide practical experience and knowledge of political and strategic emergences in hot points of the world by attending Chattam House discussions during his post as Legal Counsellor at Turkish Embassy in London.

    He also has an extensive knowledge and experience on ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) International Court of Arbitration as main expertised area.

    He has gained extensive knowledge and experience on co-ordinating and working on privatization projects, global trade developments, multinational partnership and joint-venture contracts. 

    Mr Hakguden also has experiences on specific requirements stipulated by the various country legal systems in a number of jurisdictions at worldwide, including USA, UK and EU. None of the less analyzing perils of investment environment in Turkey and Middle East/North Africa (Egypt) and Europe, Mr. Hakguden has a meticulous personality, strong communication and organizational skills. He is also familiar with UK in terms of both professional and social aspects.

    PERSONAL INFORMATION

    Birth Date                           :  1958

    Marital Status                   :  Married

    Nationality                         :  Turkish

    Driver’s License :   B

    Military Service :  Done as Naval Officer/legal consultant

     

    EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

    1990                      Istanbul University                          Faculty of Law

    1979                      Naval Academy

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

    2014-Continued               Independent/Freelance Legal Adviser/Consultant and Lawyer mostly for multinational companies in Turkey and UK.

    2008-contn’d until to May 2014                               Non-executive Advisery Member of dcw consultants co.uk for some multinational investors

    Based in Ankara, partly basis at branch Offices in Istanbul, TURKEY and London,United Kingdom for meeting and legal advisory services of multinational companies.

    Mr Hakguden was recruited by dcw consultants company (as hunted by  KEY2PEOPLE-Milano/Rome Office, Executive search company as member of iic partners on 2008) as legal and political counsellor. His general job descriptions, responsibilities and achievements are as following;

    - Preparing reports and orally presenting the ongoing and arisen legal and political risks and recent developments on regulations anc acts to the investment risk analyst on regular meetings were taken places above montly basis,

    - Alerting risk analyst about imminent and substantial political and legal risks for investors in Turkey,

    - To inform Government Treajury Institutions of foreign investors’ needs and requests and re-inform foreign investors about government institutions’requests,

    - Preparing arbitration files for applying to ICC court of arbitration and representing the claimant/respondent companies,

    - To attend in court hearings as lawyer in Turkey, France and UK whenever needed,

     

    2008-2011                           Non-executive Advisery Member of dcw consultants co.uk for RBS (The Royal Bank of Scotland)

    Based in Ankara, partly basis on meeting places in Istanbul, TURKEY and other main EU country capitals like Brussels, Rome, Paris, London, Vienna

    Mr Hakguden has performed same duties and responsibilities for RBS, however this mutually finalized due to completion of contract with RBS and dcw consultants company.

     

    2008-2012          Contractual in-house lawyer for a Group of companies located in Ankara (name of the group N/A because of privacy contract)

    - Reporting all legal developments to CEO.

    - Handling and managing all legal problems related to public tenders and companies performance on daily basis with coordination governmental institutions

    - Preparing of all partnership and sub-contracts with other companies for areas of companies.

    - Negotiating all contracts in legal sense with counter parties lawyers and legal firms.

    - Preparing of all lawsuit’s files related to business areas of the group.

    - Preparing and negotiating legal conflicts with counter parties and government institutions by applying to firstly amicable solution and secondly to ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolutions).

    - Providing legal advice and assistance in various domestic and international commercial areas mainly related to green energy contracts, joint venture/consortium contracts, engineering agreements, financing agreements, various subcontracts, sale/purchase/supply contracts, privacy, confidentiality, exclusivity, lease agreements, tender documents, shareholder agreements and other diverse business instruments.

    - Updating CEO the possible legal risks and developing of preventive legal strategies.

    - Drafting and developing with technical team of the group under control of CEO and negotiating with counter parties’ lawyers and reviewing of all contracts when needed in the case of urgency of unexpected developments.

    - Making legal service contracts with other domestic and international freelance lawyers and legal firms when needed and approved by CEO due to worldwide professional network thank to Mr Hakguden’s long-period experience in various countries.

    2009-contn’d  Self Employed Lawyer

    Mr Hakguden has re-started his extensive career as independent lawyer on 2009 again and still continues his legal service and consultancy works in areas of commercial Law (domestic and international) Energy Law (mainly green and renewable), Employment Law, Contractual Law, Corporation Law,  The Law of supplier and provider License in the relevant Turkish governmental Board (EPDK) The Law of Partnerships and Joint Ventures Mergers and Acquisitions, and  Competition Law, Commercial Litigation, Civil Law  and Civil Litigation.

    He attended in some public tenders and prepared tender documents and presented to foreign investment companies’ CEOs and helped them when contracts negotiated during tender process.

    2007-2008     Senior Legal Expert for EU financed projects at The Ministry of Transport,

                                   Maritime Affairs and Communications, Ankara/ Turkey.

                                   Hakguden worked assenior legal expert is responsible for preparing new  legal regulations and acts on behalf of Ministery in coordination with Information and Communications Technologies Authority.

    2002-2007           Permanent  Representative of Turkey to International Maritime Organization                    (IMO) Turkish Embassy in London/UK. He also worked as legal adviser to Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

                                   (Secrecy prevails based on governmental public servant regulations

    about of the details of this work) 

    2001-2002           Deputy Director Of Ship Building and Ship Yards under the Ministry ofTransport,

                                   Maritime Affairs and Communications.

                                   (Secrecy prevails based on governmental public servant regulations

    about of the details of this work)            

    (Secrecy prevails based on governmental public servant regulations

    about of the details of this work) 

    1999-2001           Self Employed Lawyer and and in-house contractual Lawyer of

    Famous İnternational construction company named OYAK owned

    Military Retirement Found

    The same duties of post as self-employed lawyer like “2009-contn’d

    Self Employed Lawyer” and Contractual in-house lawyer for a Group of companies located in Ankara “2008-2012”.

    1990-1999           Marine legal Officer

    served at various posts at Turkish General Staff and Turkish Naval Forces Command

                                   (Secrecy prevails based on governmental public servant regulations

    about of the details of this work). 

    1979-1990           Marine administrative Officer

    served at various posts at Turkish Naval Forces Command

    (Secrecy prevails based on governmental public servant regulations about of the details of this work).

     

    In addition to the information set out above, during his service as legal Adviser, independent Lawyer and in-house Contractual lawyer for different companies and government institutions, he was responsible for carrying out all the necessary preparations and negotiations, pursuant to the various privatization projects requirements, on an occasional basis, and compiling detailed reports of all investigations related to the privatized assets.

    This included implementing and carrying out detailed planned negotiations programmed as required by various multinational companies.

    He is well-experienced business and comemrcial arbitration for performing all kind of commercial disputes as required by International Court of Arbitration on International Chamber of Commerce in Paris. He is frequently attending in negotiations with counter commercial parties within the international trade and business and large-scaled investments.

    He had gained extensive knowledge and experience coordinating and working on multinational business and co-operation contracts.

    He had been responsible for carrying out tailor–made international credit contracts with banks and building societies as well. 

    He had gained wide experience and knowledge of the specific requirements stipulated by the various country legal systems in a number of jurisdictions worldwide, including USA, UK and EEC.

    His long standing service as an international legal adviser on a wide range of business has equipped me with the expertise and practical experience of being able to immediately identify exactly where to look for possible areas of legal deficiencies, gap and conflict of interests and conflict of jurisdictions with regard to various international actors.

    He constantly review and keep himself up to date regarding the increasing number of various regulations relevant to the international business and trade matters. He is particularly familiar  with the International Convention on Business Developments within  the World Trade Organisation, Fair Trade Regulations & Requirements, etc. and other such regulations, all required in today’s complex business market.                   

    COMPUTER SKILLS

    Microsoft Office Applications

    FOREIGN LANGUAGES

    English                                                 : Fluency

    Turkish                                                : Native speaker

    LAWYER
    FİKRET HAKGÜDEN
  • LAWYER
    NİHAL BÜŞRA HACIMİRZAOĞLU

    She has been graduated from Eastern Mediterranean University Faculty of Law. Before Aktas Law Firm, she did her internship at the leading law firms of Turkey and completed her legal internship. Then, she continued to work in our office as an attorney registered to Ankara Bar Association. Her specialties are Company Law and Commercial Law. She deals with the consultancy services for the companies within our organization, as well as litigation.

    ESSENTIAL WORK AREAS

    Company Law, Commercial Law, Labor and Social Security Law, Consumer Law, Law of Contracts

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Ankara Bar Association 2017

    LAWYER
    NİHAL BÜŞRA HACIMİRZAOĞLU
  • LAWYER
    YUNUS S. ÇİÇEK

    He has been graduated from KTO Karatay University Faculty of Law. Before Aktas Law Firm, he did her internship at the leading law firms of Turkey and completed his legal internship. Then, he continued to work in our office as an attorney registered to Ankara Bar Association. He deals with the consultancy services for the companies within our organization, as well as litigation.

    ESSENTIAL WORK AREAS

    Enforcement & Bankruptcy Law, Concordat, Criminal Law, Commercial Law, Law of Obligations, Real Estate Law, Labor Law, Consumer Law, Inheritance Law, Family Law

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Ankara Bar Association and Union of Turkish Bar Association, 2020

    LAWYER
    YUNUS S. ÇİÇEK
  • LAWYER
    SELİN ASLAN

    She has been graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Law. Before Aktas Law Firm, she did her internship at the leading law firms of Turkey and completed her legal internship. Then, she continued to work in our office as an attorney registered to Istanbul Bar Association. Her specialties are Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law, Company Law, and Commercial Law. She deals with the consultancy services for the companies within our organization, as well as litigation.

    ESSENTIAL WORK AREAS

    Enforcement & Bankruptcy Law, Criminal Law, Commercial Law, Administration Law, Inheritance Law

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Ankara Bar Association and Union of Turkish Bar Association, 2018

    LAWYER
    SELİN ASLAN
  • LAWYER
    UMUT ÇIPLAK

    She has been graduated from İnönü University Faculty of Law. Before Aktas Law Firm, she did her internship at the leading law firms of Turkey and completed her legal internship. Then, she continued to work in our office as an attorney registered to Ankara Bar Association. Her specialties are Company Law and Commercial Law. She deals with the consultancy services for the companies within our organization, as well as litigation.

    ESSENTIAL WORK AREAS

    Enforcement & Bankruptcy Law, Criminal Law, Commercial Law, Administration Law, Inheritance Law

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Ankara Bar Association and Union of Turkish Bar Association, 2020

    LAWYER
    UMUT ÇIPLAK
  • LAWYER
    SENEM GÜVEN NALÇABASMAZ

    She has been graduated from İnönü University Faculty of Law. Before Aktas Law Firm, she did her internship at the leading law firms of Turkey and completed her legal internship. Then, she continued to work in our office as an attorney registered to Ankara Bar Association. Her specialties are Company Law and Commercial Law. She deals with the consultancy services for the companies within our organization, as well as litigation.

    ESSENTIAL WORK AREAS

    Enforcement & Bankruptcy Law, Criminal Law, Commercial Law, Administration Law, Inheritance Law

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Ankara Bar Association and Union of Turkish Bar Association, 2020

    LAWYER
    SENEM GÜVEN NALÇABASMAZ
  • LAWYER
    MERVE ÇİFTÇİ

    She has been graduated from İnönü University Faculty of Law. Before Aktas Law Firm, she did her internship at the leading law firms of Turkey and completed her legal internship. Then, she continued to work in our office as an attorney registered to Ankara Bar Association. Her specialties are Company Law and Commercial Law. She deals with the consultancy services for the companies within our organization, as well as litigation.

    ESSENTIAL WORK AREAS

    Enforcement & Bankruptcy Law, Criminal Law, Commercial Law, Administration Law, Inheritance Law

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Ankara Bar Association and Union of Turkish Bar Association, 2020

    LAWYER
    MERVE ÇİFTÇİ
  • LAWYER
    ÖMÜRCAN UYGUR

    She has been graduated from İnönü University Faculty of Law. Before Aktas Law Firm, she did her internship at the leading law firms of Turkey and completed her legal internship. Then, she continued to work in our office as an attorney registered to Ankara Bar Association. Her specialties are Company Law and Commercial Law. She deals with the consultancy services for the companies within our organization, as well as litigation.

    ESSENTIAL WORK AREAS

    Enforcement & Bankruptcy Law, Criminal Law, Commercial Law, Administration Law, Inheritance Law

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Ankara Bar Association and Union of Turkish Bar Association, 2020

    LAWYER
    ÖMÜRCAN UYGUR
  • LAW CLERK
    SÜNDÜZ DOĞAN

    She has been graduated from Paris - East Creteil University Faculty of Law. She continues to work at our firm as a law clerk registered to Ankara Bar Association. She deals with the consultancy services for the companies within our organization, as well as litigation.

    ESSENTIAL WORK AREAS

    Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law, Labor and Social Security Law, Family Law, Sports Law, Consumer Law, Company Law, Litigation-Dispute Resolution.

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Ankara Bar Association and Union of Turkish Bar Association, 2021

    LAW CLERK
    SÜNDÜZ DOĞAN
  • LAWYER
    İREM GÜLIRMAK

    She has been graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Law. Before Aktas Law Firm, she did her internship at the leading law firms of Turkey and completed her legal internship. Then, she continued to work in our office as an attorney registered to Ankara Bar Association. Her specialties are Company Law and Commercial Law. She deals with the consultancy services for the companies within our organization, as well as litigation.

    ESSENTIAL WORK AREAS

    Enforcement & Bankruptcy Law, Criminal Law, Commercial Law, Administration Law, Inheritance Law

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Ankara Bar Association and Union of Turkish Bar Association, 2021

    LAWYER
    İREM GÜLIRMAK
  • LAWYER
    NAZLICAN KAPLAN

    She has been graduated from İnönü University Faculty of Law. Before Aktas Law Firm, she did her internship at the leading law firms of Turkey and completed her legal internship. Then, she continued to work in our office as an attorney registered to Ankara Bar Association. Her specialties are Company Law and Commercial Law. She deals with the consultancy services for the companies within our organization, as well as litigation.

    ESSENTIAL WORK AREAS

    Enforcement & Bankruptcy Law, Criminal Law, Commercial Law, Administration Law, Inheritance Law

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Ankara Bar Association and Union of Turkish Bar Association, 2020

    LAWYER
    NAZLICAN KAPLAN
  • LAWYER
    ÖZGE ÖZTÜRK

    She has been graduated from Cankaya University Faculty of Law. Before Aktas Law Firm, she did her internship at the leading law firms of Turkey and completed her legal internship. Then, she continued to work in our office as an attorney registered to Ankara Bar Association. She deals with the consultancy services for the companies within our organization, as well as litigation.

    ESSENTIAL WORK AREAS

    Enforcement & Bankruptcy Law, Concordat, Criminal Law, Commercial Law, Law of Obligations, Labor Law, Consumer Law

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Ankara Bar Association and Union of Turkish Bar Association, 2020

    LAWYER
    ÖZGE ÖZTÜRK
  • LAWYER
    BURAK BİLİCİ

    She has been graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Law. Before Aktas Law Firm, she did her internship at the leading law firms of Turkey and completed her legal internship. Then, she continued to work in our office as an attorney registered to Ankara Bar Association. Her specialties are Company Law and Commercial Law. She deals with the consultancy services for the companies within our organization, as well as litigation.

    ESSENTIAL WORK AREAS

    Enforcement & Bankruptcy Law, Criminal Law, Commercial Law, Administration Law, Inheritance Law

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Ankara Bar Association and Union of Turkish Bar Association, 2021

    LAWYER
    BURAK BİLİCİ
  • LAW CLERK
    DURSUN ÖCAL

    Dursun Ocal has been graduated from Yildirim Beyazit University Faculty of Law. Before joining Aktas Law Firm, he completed his internship in one of the leading law firms of Turkey and then, joined our staff as an attorney registered at Ankara Bar Association.

    Dursun Ocal, specialized in Litigation and Enforcement Proceeding, especially Enforcement Law, Criminal Law, Labor and Social Security Law, and Consumer Law, and he provides litigation and consultancy services to our clients.

    ESSENTIAL WORK AREAS

    Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law, Labor and Social Security Law, Consumer Law, Company Law, Criminal Law, Litigation-Dispute Resolution.

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Ankara Bar Association and Union of Turkish Bar Association, 2019

    LAW CLERK
    DURSUN ÖCAL
  • EXECUTIVE SUPPORT STAFF
    AHMET ERDOĞAN
    EXECUTIVE SUPPORT STAFF
    AHMET ERDOĞAN
  • SECRETARY
    YONCA YILMAZ
    SECRETARY
    YONCA YILMAZ
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