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





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 18 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.


English, German and Turkish


Istanbul Bar Association
Istanbul Bilgi University Alumni Association


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

Lawyer Rankings

Turkey > Commercial, corporate and M&A

The ‘very efficient, knowledgeable and responsive team‘ at DURUKAN+PARTNERS has an eclectic client list drawn from its finance and capital markets expertise and the firm’s corporate law team support on day-to-day governance and contractual matters. Begum Durukan Ozaydin and Hikmet Fadillioglu co-lead the department.

Turkey > Real estate and construction

DURUKAN+PARTNERS has a finance focus to its real estate and construction offering, loan facilities on various projects, hotel asset transfers, lease agreements, and sub-operating agreements are among the matters handled recently by the team. Practice heads Begüm Özaydin and Hikmet Fadillioğlu are the main contacts.

Turkey > Project finance/projects

DURUKAN+PARTNERS‘ activity in project financing dovetails with its real estate and M&A departments in advising across various issues relating to energy and infrastructure projects. Begum Durukan Ozaydin is a senior figure in the market with vast and varied experience; she leads the practice alongside Hikmet Fadillioğlu, who has a corporate and commercial focus.