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

Work Department

Insurance, Corporate and Commercial, Competition


Managing Partner


Abdülkadir ŞAHAN has worked for Prime Ministry Undersecretariat of Treasury, Directorate General of Insurance, as Treasury Expert following his graduation from İstanbul University Faculty of Law. He performed duties related to preparation of insurance legislation, supervision of M&A processes and approval of the new insurance products of insurance companies. He also conducted studies on environment and marine insurances and submitted an expertise thesis on “Marine Insurance and P&I Practices in Turkey”.

He won a EU Jean Monnet Scholarship and attended to the LL.M Programme of London City University in the field of “International Trade Law”. He took LL.M degree by submitting a dissertation on “Comparison of the Merger Remedies under the, US, EU and Turkish Merger Control Systems”.

Abdülkadir advises insurance companies, private pension companies, brokers, agents and public authorities in all kinds of insurance related issues as well as corporate law and competition law.


English, Turkish


Istanbul Bar Association; Association of Treasury Experts


University of İstanbul, Faculty of Law (LLB, 2004); City, University of London (LLM, 2012)

Lawyer Rankings

Turkey > Insurance

(Leading individuals)

Abdülkadir ŞahanSahan Law Office

Led by insurance specialist Abdulkadir SahanSahan Law Office advises an array of international insurers (including major names such as Zurich and Chubb) brokers, and public authorities on high-value claims, disputes, and corporate tax issues. The firm acts in contentious insurance-related disputes, insurance sector and portfolio M&A, as well as reinsurance matters and regulatory issues. Sector focuses include maritime, construction, retail, and e-commerce.