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ASC Law Office

Work Department

Debt Collection & Enforcement Team


Partner, and Mediator


Çağla Şahin Aksu has been with ASC Law since graduating from law school in  2011 and, until recently, was a member of the firm’s Litigation Team. Çağla moved to ASC Law’s Debt Collection and Enforcement Team in mid-2022, where she manages the Team’s day-to-day operations. Çağla was promoted to Senior Associate in 2018 became a Partner in 2022.

Çağla handles all manner of dispute matters, including ones arising under commercial, construction, criminal, employment, landlord/tenant, probate/inheritance and real estate law. She has particularly deep experience working with clients operating in the retail sector. For example, Çağla has spent, and spends, a significant amount of her time working with clients operating large shopping malls, assisting them with the drafting and negotiating of nearly every type of agreement they use, as well as, of course, handling the resolution of disputes arising under them. These agreements include those related to: (i) the malls’ construction; (ii) the provision of goods and services to the malls by vendors; and, perhaps most importantly, (iii) the lease of the malls’ retail spaces.

Çağla is a licensed Mediator under Turkey’s Mediation Act.

ASC Law (2011-Present)


Turkish, English


Istanbul Bar


LL.B., Koç University Faculty of Law, 2011

Lawyer Rankings

Turkey > Dispute resolution

ASC Law Office’s increasingly dominant dispute resolution group was engaged on several high-profile cases over the past year, demonstrating particular growth in domestic and international arbitrations. Managing partner Doğan Coşgun heads the overarching dispute resolution department and is recommended for both judicial and arbitral disputes. The group also includes Kemal Tağa, who is the key contact for complex commercial disputes; local litigation head Cem Keser; and Çağla Şahin Aksu, who leads the debt collection and enforcement team. Senior associate Hilal Bayar and of counsel Mark Skilling left the firm in May and August 2023 respectively.