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

Turkey > Insurance Tier 2

Sahan Law Office handles a wide range of services for clients in the insurance sector, including licence applications, preparation of brokerage and reinsurance contracts, and compliance issues, among other matters. Abdülkadir Şahan is an expert in marine insurance; he and his team also frequently advise on new insurance contracts, as well as related issues concerning competition and corporate law. The firm has experience of acting for insurance brokers and pension companies as well as insurance and reinsurance companies.

Practice head(s):

Abdülkadir Şahan


‘A very helpful team.’

‘The team was very cooperative.’

Key clients

Chubb Group

Zurich Insurance

Katılım Life and Pension


Sigortayeri Insurance Brokerage


Oyak Group Sigorta Brokerage

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.

Department Name Email Telephone
Insurance Abdülkadir Sahan
Insurance Banu UN
Corporate, commercial and M&A Abdülkadir Sahan
Corporate, commercial and M&A Yurdanur YILDIZHAN
Competition Abdülkadir Sahan
Litigation and arbitration Abdülkadir Sahan
Labour Yurdanur YILDIZHAN
Data protection Banu UN
Photo Name Position Profile
Abdülkadir Şahan photo Abdülkadir Şahan Managing Partner
Number of lawyers : 10