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The firm

Inal Law Office is led by Ms Seyma Inal, whose reputation rests on more than 30 years of experience in corporate and commercial, banking and finance, joint ventures and M&A, competition, shipping, energy and aviation laws.

Based in Istanbul and with correspondent offices in Ankara, Izmir and Geneva, and a network of partners and experts all over the world, the firm specialises in providing legal assistance to multinational and international companies as well as banks and financial institutions.

Inal Law Office has been carrying out long-term and trustworthy relations with its clients, and is also providing services to its clients while investing out of Turkey with the assistance of its wide international network and its market knowledge.

The firm is known for its fast, friendly service and as a bridge between Turkish and international law, finance and business.

Areas of practice

Corporate, commercial and M&A: includes M&A, joint ventures, corporate governance, share purchase/sale, asset purchase/sale, competition and antitrust, privatisation and incorporation.

Banking and finance: includes project finance, export finance, Islamic finance, syndications, restructuring and capital markets.

Litigation and arbitration: includes commercial litigation, maritime litigation, contractual disputes, enforcement of foreign court decisions and arbitral awards, insurance litigation and commercial arbitration and mediation.

Shipping, ship finance, transportation and aviation: includes shipping finance, shipbuilding contracts, recycling and demolition, defence industry and civil aviation.

Super yachts: includes new building, sale/purchase, yacht finance, repair and refit, leasing and free zone advice, including litigation.

Energy and renewable energy: includes wind turbine supply, installation, maintenance and service contracts and energy finance.

Real estate and construction: includes construction agreements, design and architecture services agreements, public and private tenders, leasing and construction disputes.

Employment and labour: includes employment contracts, employment policies, workplace regulations, collective bargaining and dismissal.

Contact Seyma Inal (principal,


Other officesAnkara*
Geneva* (correspondent offices)

MemberIstanbul Bar Association
London Maritime Arbitrators Association (supporting member)
Turkish Maritime Law Association
Propeller Club – Port of Geneva
Switzerland-Turkey Chamber of Commerce and Industry
British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)
International Corporate Governance & Law (ICGL)

Number of lawyers 8

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