Hikmet FADILLIOGLU > DURUKAN+PARTNERS > Istanbul, Turkey > Lawyer Profile

DURUKAN+PARTNERS
BESTEKAR HACI FAIK BEY SOK. NO: 6
34349 BALMUMCU, BESIKTAS, ISTANBUL
Turkey

Position

Partner

Career

Mr. Hikmet Fadillioglu is a Partner of DURUKAN+PARTNERS with extensive expertise mainly on corporate and commercial law, M&A, labour law and real estate transactions.

During his career reaching 15 years, he has been heavily involved in conducting due diligence exercises on Turkish companies and share acquisitions involving Turkish companies, the transfer of businesses and shareholdings, establishment and operation of joint stock companies, limited partnerships, branches and liaison offices, as well as corporate governance issues, structuring of shareholders’ relationships among themselves and vis-à-vis the legal entity, insolvency and liquidation. ​

He has been acting for companies that are world leaders in their sectors in their daily corporate housekeeping including without limitation, drafting of all relevant documentation, board resolutions, and general assembly of shareholders documents, company and branch formations, advising on employment, social security, tax, consumer protection issues. He is also experienced in real estate law where he has advised in high-level landmark land acquisitions and lease agreements, as well as creating in rem rights over real estate.

Mr. Fadillioglu was previously partner of one of the recognised law firms in Turkey, where he worked for over 10 years.

Languages

English, German and Turkish

Memberships

Istanbul Bar Association
Istanbul Bilgi University Alumni Association

Education

Istanbul Bilgi University (LL.M. in Business Law, 2006)
Ankara University, School of Law (LL.B., 2003)

Lawyer Rankings

Turkey > Restructuring and insolvency

DURUKAN+PARTNERS handles the restructuring of secured and unsecured debt, corporate restructurings, technical bankruptcies and insolvency. Clients include foreign and domestic companies, sponsors of mega-projects and borrowers. Begüm Durukan Özaydin, who is New York and Turkish law- qualified co-heads the team with Hikmet Fadillioglu.

Turkey > Commercial, corporate and M&A

DURUKAN+PARTNERS is equally strong in buy and sell-side M&A. In addition, it assists clients with company and branch formations, general day-to-day operational matters and the drafting of shareholder-related documents, among other matters. Clients include multinational and domestic companies in the retail, tourism, banking, insurance, natural gas and real estate sectors. Begüm Durukan Özaydin, who is dual US and Turkey-qualified, co-heads the team with Hikmet Fadillioglu.