Mr Hasan Çağlayan > Abcoo Law Firm > Istanbul, Turkey > Lawyer Profile

Abcoo Law Firm
Inonu Caddesi Devres 50 Kat:2 Beyoglu

Work Department

Real Estate and Construction, Administrative, Tax, Litigation 




Hasan Çağlayan has extensive experience advising clients for almost 30 years in real estate and construction transactions and in tax and litigation matters. Mr. Çağlayan has been leading large-scale real estate projects in terms of both value and significance. He has provided legal advice to domestic and international clients in numerous high-profile real estate deals and negotiation of all kinds of real estate and construction agreements. Mr. Çağlayan has significant knowledge on regulatory and legislative aspects of real estate transactions, as well as real estate aspects of M&A transactions and also has excessive knowledge and experience in Tax and Litigation. He is best known for his immediate clever interventions, practical solutions, and his good sense of business. Having been elected as a leading individual in the real estate area by various directories, his reputation in the market is well recognized among his clients and colleagues; and his deep knowledge of the law and regulations, and negotiating skills, and specializations differentiate himself from others.

His experience and knowledge regarding the real estate market applications, along with his legal knowledge, distinguish him from other practitioners in this area. Mr. Çağlayan had represented various real estate companies, including St. Martins Property Group, which is a subsidiary of Kuwait Investment Authority, in its acquisition of Cevahir Shopping Centre (2nd biggest shopping centre in Istanbul and 8th in the world at the time). Upon its closing, this transaction had become the largest sale and purchase deal of Europe that had been conducted at once.


Istanbul Bar Association, 1987


Istanbul University, Faculty of Law, LLB, 1984

Lawyer Rankings

Turkey > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Hasan ÇağlayanAbcoo Law Firm

Abcoo Law Firm‘s extensive real estate team handles a wide variety of matters, including individual and portfolio transactions, joint ventures and other investments, sale and leaseback agreements, commercial leasings and construction contracts. The firm advises developers and investors in Turkey and internationally, and is also responsible for large-scale and complex projects with unusual considerations; it recently advised on a development based on a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The team is led by Hasan Çağlayan, who is praised for his ‘comprehensive knowledge’ of the field; transactional real estate expert Murat Aygün and Berk Batur, who advises on transactional issues.

Turkey > Dispute resolution

Abcoo Law Firm represents domestic and international companies in commercial litigation, arbitration, and mediation. Names to note include Can OğuzerHasan Çağlayan, and Erdoğan Okşak, who have experience in employment litigation, tax disputes, shareholder disputes, and issues involving non-performing loans. Clients include businesses in the media, energy, and retail sectors.