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Seyma Inal

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Inal Law Office

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Corporate and Commercial, Banking and Finance, Project Finance, Export Finance, Ship Finance, Shipping, Aviation and Transport, M&A, Joint Ventures, Competition, Energy, Yachts/Superyachts, Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Real Estate/Construction, Arbitration, Foreign Investment, Insurance/Reinsurance, Employment


Founding Partner


Seyma Inal is known and widely respected for her energy, dedication and ethics in the world of Turkish law, business and finance. She has been a practicing lawyer since being admitted to the Istanbul Bar in 1983.

Ms. Inal gained an LLB with Distinction from the Ankara University faculty of law in 1981. She developed her experience and reputation as an independent lawyer at Baran Law Firm, rising to become a partner.

Since 1993, Şeyma Inal has led her own law firm, Inal Law Office, which is a pioneering law firm renowned for its established practice in corporate and commercial, banking and finance, project finance, export finance, ship finance, shipping, aviation and transport, M&A, joint ventures, competition, energy, yachts/superyachts, dispute resolution, litigation, real estate/construction, arbitration, foreign investment, insurance/reinsurance, wealth management, asset acquisition, data protection, employment, white-collar crimes.

Based in Istanbul and having correspondent offices in Ankara and Geneva, with a network of partners and experts all over the world, the firm specializes 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. Inal Law Office is also providing services to its clients while investing out of Turkey with the assistance of its wide international network and its market knowledge.

Ms. Inal has attended many international conferences, seminars and panels as a speaker, guest and participant. As well as staying up to date with industrial knowledge, she also publishes articles on current topics frequently.


Turkish, English.


Istanbul Bar Association, London Maritime Arbitrators Association (supporting member), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Turkey, Turkish American Business Association (TABA), Turkish Maritime Law Association, Association of International Business Lawyers (AIBL), Propeller Club - Port of Geneva


Ankara University, Faculty of Law (Honours)



Within: Leading individuals

Şeyma İnal - Inal Law Office

Within: Transport

Shipping specialist Inal Law Office advises on ship recycling, shipbuilding and yacht construction, cargo claims, transport litigation, arbitration and financing. Clients include P&I clubs, agents, shipowners and cargo owners. ‘First-class shipping finance lawyer’ and practice head Şeyma İnal ‘always makes herself readily available and gives very clear and well-analysed advice’. Counsel Cihan Mısırlı joined from Pekin & Pekin.

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