Firm Profile > Abcoo Law Firm > Istanbul, Turkey

Abcoo Law Firm
Inonu Caddesi Devres 50 Kat:2 Beyoglu

Real estate and construction Tier 1

Abcoo Law Firm advises on joint ventures, sale and purchase agreements, and lease agreements. It also handles zoning and planning and commercial and residential developments. In a recent highlight, the practice acted for Peninsula Emlak Yatırım A.Ş. on the Süleymaniye Renewal Project in Istanbul. Hasan ÇağlayanMurat Aygün and Berk Batur jointly head the team. Beril Hepagir is also recommended.


‘Quick response, customer-friendly approach.’

‘Strong sense of business understanding and a strategic way of thinking.’

Dispute resolution Tier 5

Abcoo Law Firm represents plaintiffs and defendants in litigation, arbitration and mediation. Its work includes cases involving breaches of contract, construction and real estate disputes, loan and credit issues, shareholder disputes, unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets and IP matters. Clients include private individuals, as well as companies operating in sectors such as chemicals, pharmaceuticals, retail, real estate, construction, IT and media. The joint heads of the practice are Can Oğuzer and Erdoğan Okşak.


‘Tailor made solutions and competency, especially in commercial litigation and corporate law’.

 ‘Services and fees are flexible and are generally value for money’.         

‘The team has a strong sense of business understanding and strategical way of thinking in advising on disputes’.

‘It helps client to understand pros and cons of the situation and also possible legal and business outcomes’.       

Key clients

Peak Oyun Yazilim ve Pazarlama Anonim Sirketi

Petrol Ofisi Anonim Sirketi

Bi Enerji Makine Sanayi ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi

Data Market Bilgi Anonim Sirketi

Ronesans Holding Anonim Sirketi

Polo Giyim Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi

Diar Suleymaniye Gayrimenkul Anonim Sirketi

Metrosite Insaat Musavirlik Hizmet ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi

Neba Gayrimenkul Yatirimlari ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi

The firm: Having been established by highly experienced lawyers, each of whom is an expert in their respective fields, Abcoo provides high-quality and solution-based legal services to its local and international clients. With its 30 years’ experience, Abcoo offers continuous and effective legal services to its clients in all the fields of law in co-operation with associated law firms, both local and global, and technical solution partners.

Areas of practice: Corporate and M&A: the firm provides a complete range of business legal services to its clients for all aspects of their domestic deals as well as their complex multi-jurisdictional transactions. It is extensively involved in cross-border M&A transactions with expertise in building creative and alternative M&A models in line with the mandatory regulations under Turkish law. It also provides legal consultancy in relation to incorporation of all kinds of legal entities including but not limited to real estate investment companies and portfolio management companies.

Real estate and construction: with years of experience in this specific field, the firm has significant expertise in conducting legal due diligence for proper real estate purchase and sales as well as drafting and negotiating agreements regarding direct and indirect real estate acquisitions. It provides forward-thinking legal consultancy to support the development, lease and operation of acquired real estate and innovative legal assistance in relation to zoning plan adjustments and zoning implementation. Its services include the representation of clients before public organisations and institutions; following-up of civil and administrative lawsuits with respect to real estate issues; and resolution of any relevant dispute, including disputes arising from the implementation of the law on the transformation of areas under disaster risk.

Dispute resolution: based on its long history of litigation success, the firm promises its clients an assertive approach to their litigation and arbitration cases on both local and cross-border basis. In this context, Abcoo provides clients with attentive care and timely assistance throughout every stage of their respective cases.

Labour: the firm renders legal advice, primarily on behalf of employers, on labour law issues. It provides consultancy services to clients as well as representing them in litigation processes.

Banking and finance: Abcoo advises banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions on various legal matters, including but not limited to drafting of loan agreements, collateral agreements, etc, on both a local and cross-border basis.

Unfair competition: Abcoo provides legal opinion and suggestions for current and possible unfair competition cases; enforcement of precautionary measures; follow-up of unfair competition claims pursuant to art 56 of TCC and criminal cases stipulated under art 61.

Public offering: the firm provides the following services, among others, with respect to public offerings: preparation of offering circulars for foreign markets; conducting of detailed legal due diligence; performance of the necessary amendments to the articles of association of companies, the shares of which will be subject to a public offering, for compliance purposes with the capital markets legislation; and submission of such to the capital markets board and providing legal assistance for the applications to be filed with the board for approval of the offering circular and with Istanbul Stock Exchange for trading at the respective market.

Sports: Abcoo provides legal assistance to various sports federations in preparing their main regulations and other directives; resolving disputes between federations, clubs and players; drafting and reviewing employment agreements as well as sponsorship contracts between clubs and players.

Enforcement and bankruptcy: the firm provides legal services to clients with respect to the bankruptcy process in addition to execution process of any kind of debt. Services in this field of law include debt recollection, restructuring of debts, purchase and sale of assets via public auctions, follow-up and conclusion of bankruptcy and liquidation.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate and M&A
Real estate and construction
Dispute resolution
Banking and finance
Unfair competition claims
Public tenders
Public offering
Intellectual property
Enforcement and bankruptcy
Shareholder disputes
Number of lawyers : 16
Istanbul Bar Association