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Sahan Law Office
Finanskent Mah. Finans Cad.
Sarphan Finanspark 5/C No.36

Turkey > Insurance Tier 1

The insurance team at Sahan Law Office has unique public sector experience and provides services to insurance companies, pension companies, brokers, agencies and financial institutions. The firm assists in a wide range of insurance-related matters, including incorporation and dissolution of companies, product compliance issues and preparation of agency contracts. Abdülkadir Şahan leads the team and represents a range of clients, including private pension companies, brokers, agents and public authorities.

Practice head(s):

Abdülkadir Şahan


‘Sahan Law Office is very knowledgeable in the field of insurance law. Sahan Law Office can provide correct and simple guidance in all legal matters.’

‘Sahan Law Office is very professional and highly specialized in insurance. In terms of insurance, it provides support easily at all times and from every channel in all processes.’

‘The team is ok and well-educated and dedicated.’

‘Mr Şahan is very well known among insurance business.’

‘The expert team of Sahan Law Firm, especially in insurance, competition and commercial law, is the most important factor in our preference to work with them. They provide all the legal services on a timely manner with comprehensive and clear solutions. Mr Sahan and the team knows and understand the insurance business and provide legal opinions accordingly. Therefore, they diligently provide their services considering the regulatory and legal risks. Also, their knowledge on multinational insurance projects and localization of the insurance products makes their practice unique.’

Key clients


NN Life and Pension

Chubb Group

Zurich Insurance

Bupa Acıbadem Insurance

Katılım Life and Pension


Sigortayeri Insurance Brokerage

TDB Insurance Brokerage

Boğaziçi Brokerage

Oyak Group Insurance Brokerage

VDF Insurance Agency

Sahan Law Office was founded by Abdülkadir Sahan

The firm’s main practice areas have been insurance law, corporate and commercial law and competition law since foundation. Şahan Law Office has also practised within the scope of labour and employment law.

The firm has grown in size as the practice areas have extended. Having former experience particularly in insurance law the team improved its knowledge within this area.

Areas of practice: Sahan Law Office is best known for its services in the field of insurance law.

Thanks to his former career as a treasury expert in Undersecretariat of Treasury, which is the Turkish insurance regulator through the Directorate General (DG) of Insurance, the well experienced Abdülkadir Sahan, the founding partner and head of the insurance division, leads the insurance team. With a wide knowledge and unique public sector experience in insurance law, the insurance team provides services to insurance companies, pension companies, reinsurance companies, insurance brokers, agencies and financial institutions. Sahan Law Office advises and assists its clients in a wide range of insurance-related matters including: incorporation, M&As and dissolution of companies; application for all kinds of licences to DG of Insurance; preparation and review of the insurance products in compliance with the law and relevant general terms and conditions; preparation and revision of brokerage, agency and reinsurance contracts; and delivering legal opinions on insurance regulations. From the foundation up to this day Şahan Law Office has provided legal assistance for local, regional and global projects of its clients.

The firm has particularly assisted its clients with their key corporate and compliance matters and represented them before the courts and public institutions. Sahan Law Office has also provided its clients with legal support during the procedures regarding their communications with the DG of Insurance.

The firm is working on a retainer basis with most of its clients as it creates long relationships with them. Sahan Law Office also pursues cases regarding the key issues of its clients operating within the insurance sector.

Other fields Sahan Law Office has experience and expertise of are respectively corporate and commercial law and competition law.

Insurance Abdülkadir
Insurance Banu
Corporate, commercial and M&A Abdülkadir Sahan
Corporate, commercial and M&A Yurdanur
Competition Abdülkadir Sahan
Litigation and arbitration Abdülkadir Sahan
Labour Yurdanur YILDIZHAN
Data protection Banu UN
Abdülkadir Şahan photo Abdülkadir ŞahanManaging Partner
Number of lawyers : 10