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CLIENT: Demet AKMAN / HR Director

COMPANY/FIRM: L'Oréal Türkiye Kozmetik Tic. ve San. A.S

TESTIMONIAL: We are glad to give our best recommendations to Yavuz & Uyanik as our employment and litigation counsels in Turkey. They have a knowledgeable, dedicated and trustworthy team. A very valuable part of our collaboration with them is that along with the top-quality legal work on the matters assigned, very often their team has proactively advised us with regard to new legal requirements that are relevant to our company, thus helping us avoid future legal implications.

CLIENT: Oguz Sami SARIKAYA / Head of Legal

COMPANY/FIRM: Lukoil Eurasia Petrol A.S.

TESTIMONIAL:Yavuz & Uyanik Law Firm which regularly and meticulously handles the case files involving our company provides us with extremely comprehensive legal services in different areas of law with its experienced team. As a result of their vast legal knowledge, they represent our company in the best way with their strong defence strategies which they implement in the case files they handle. With their knowledgeable and efficient team members who are experts in their respective fields, they respond to all of our questions swiftly and always assist us with their right and effective solution recommendations for our problems.

CLIENT: Deniz SAIDOV / Legal Counsel

COMPANY/FIRM: Alcazar Energy

TESTIMONIAL: The firm has been advising our company on a very complex commercial case which also had a criminal law angle. We are extremely satisfied with their services. It has been a pleasure to work with lawyers having such deep knowledge in both aspects of the litigation procedure and able to employ that knowledge in our best interest. In addition to the quality of the legal work, Yavuz&Uyanik impressed us with their level of responsiveness. One can always rely that the necessary legal advice will be delivered on time.

CLIENT: Eray KANGAL / Claims Director


TESTIMONIAL:Yavuz & Uyanik Law Firm stands out with its corporate and systematic works. They are ahead of their rivals in Turkey with their organisational structure, which allows them to follow up a high volume of cases throughout Turkey by providing quality service. In addition, the lawyers employed at their offices are experts in their respective fields and provide us with quality legal service in every branch of insurance law. We are able to get information quickly and anytime we wish both by telephone and e-mail about the cases handled by Yavuz & Uyanik Law Firm.

CLIENT: Memet ERDOGAN / Legal Director


TESTIMONIAL:We were introduced to Yavuz & Uyanik Law Firm through Att. Murat Uyanik and Att. Mehmet Selim Yavuz. They have a high level of knowledge in the field of Insurance Law. In addition, they are able to develop result-oriented projects as they have a very good knowledge of the sector and the problems of the sector. Apart from Insurance Law, they have significant experience in the fields of commercial law, labour law, and arbitration and competition law. We also find their team of lawyers quite successful. They make a big difference thanks to their energy and expertise in their respective fields.

CLIENT: Georgios VRACHNOS / Group Manager

COMPANY/FIRM: Groupama Sigorta A.S & Groupama Emeklilik A.S.

TESTIMONIAL:We have been working with Yavuz & Uyanik Law Firm for more than 3 years. They provide legal service for many international companies in different legal areas, are experienced in insurance law, commercial law, labour law, corporate law, real estate law, arbitration, competition law and intellectual property law, have a network of correspondent lawyers they work with in all regions of Turkey, and have a good command of various foreign languages and can represent us effectively at the meetings that are held with our foreign partners; all of which qualities represent their main qualifications. We would like to point out that we are very satisfied with our long-term cooperation with them, which is the reason we have started to work together with them in many different legal areas in each passing year of our cooperation.

CLIENT: Fatih YILDIRIM / Claims and Operations Director

COMPANY/FIRM: Ray Sigorta A.S. (Vienna Insurance Group)

TESTIMONIAL: We have been working with Yavuz&Uyanik Law Firm since we were highly impressed by differentiated operating model, extended network, solution-based mind set and tailor-made projects. Legal knowledge in terms of Insurance Law, Labour Law and Commercial Law is quite impressive and innovative niche projects of the law firm helps clients to clarify future roadmap in such a complex business environment. The vision and preliminary studies and accordingly alternative solutions regarding the upcoming challenges before they occur and turn into a bottleneck, in order to minimize the costs on behalf of the company is highly appreciated. Systematical and optimized processes and more importantly engineered business models are one of the most crucial difference of the law firm.

CLIENT: Nazmi Sedat Ă–ZATALAY / Vice-President

COMPANY: Dubai Starr Sigorta A.S.

TESTIMONIAL:Our Company , Dubai Starr Sigorta A.S. (“DSS”) has  been working with Yavuz & Uyanik Law Firm since October 2014. We have assigned and authorised them for  DSS’s pending traffic insurance  lawsuits and arbitration proceedings filed against our company as well as for the new files in different arreas. We highly appreciate their success since DSS’s  our lawsuit files especially for personal injury, which is one of the most problematic areas for our company and the insurance sector in Turkey are fully under their control and responsible. Furthermore, DSS has also assigned them for the pending lawsuits which were handled by an in-house lawyer, thus they have achieved an advantageous position in terms of our internal permanent staff planning. They represent DSS very effectively by creating strong case strategies with their sectoral experience and legal knowledge.

CLIENT: Nesrin SAHIN / Claims Unit Manager

COMPANY/FIRM: Gulf Sigorta A.S.

TESTIMONIAL: They provide high quality legal service for our company in litigation as well as legal consultancy services through their team of lawyers who are all experts in their respective fields. As they work with many major local and foreign companies, they regularly share with us information on the current problems on a sectoral basis, and their solution suggestions and action plans.  They keep us informed with the articles they prepare about the legislative amendments often experienced in Turkey in the fields of Insurance Law & Labour Law and provide nuance details of each subject insurance matter swiftly if very specific technicalities are needed. Considering also their quick responses, effective feedbacks and solution-oriented approaches about problems, we are very happy to be working with them.

CLIENT: Aylin SEPICI / Vice-President HR Middle East, Africa and Asia

COMPANY/FIRM: Ontex TĂĽketim ĂśrĂĽnleri San. ve Tic. A.S.

TESTIMONIAL:We have been working with Yavuz & Uyanik Law Firm for many years in labour law issues including both individual employment contracts and collective bargaining issues. They have vast knowledge and expertise on collective bargaining processes and have been meticulously and successfully handling these processes for many years, which is one of the most important factors that distinguishes Yavuz & Uyanik Law Firm for our company that is subject to the unionÂ’s activities. We must point out that they have always made it easier for our company, which has an international structure, to create employment by obeying the union rights at the same time. We think that their team of lawyers who are energetic and experts in their fields also contribute highly to this quality service.

CLIENT: Cem ÇETIN / Legal Counsel

COMPANY/FIRM: Vizzion Europe

TESTIMONIAL: Yavuz & Uyanik Law Firm provides a wide range of legal services for our company in different fields with its dynamic team of lawyers who are experts in their respective fields. They always deliver practical solutions for daily problems and play an effective role in the swift resolution of our legal problems. They meticulously handle the cases which our company is a party to, and inform our company fully on a regular basis. They create effective solutions in terms of the cases they handle and take all the necessary strategic legal actions in the right place and at the right time, in order to achieve an outcome in the cases which is in favour of our company.

CLIENT: Sadettin Sait BINGĂ–L / General Secretary & Chief Administrative Officer

COMPANY: Kiraça Holding

TESTIMONIAL: Mert and his team have provided legal services on corporate/commercial matters in a timely manner by maintaining the commercial mindset that suits our industrial need. Mert has continuously demonstrated his solid understanding of our businesses and his legal competency in a number of major commercial deals.

CLIENT: Serdar ÇELEBI / General Manager

COMPANY: Ashfield Healthcare

TESTIMONIAL: Throughout our cooperation with Yavuz & Uyanik Law Firm which has been ongoing for ten years now, the quality of their legal consultancy and legal representation services not only has been maintained but also continued increasing. As we are a company operating in the pharmaceutical industry, they adopt an approach which does not address the problems we face only in terms of law.  We are very happy to be working with them in relation to Labour Law issues as well as various other fields as they make correct evaluations by always considering the sectoral position and requirements of our company and come up with the suitable solutions for the issues that arise.

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