Firm Profile > Akbal Law Firm > Istanbul, Turkey

Akbal Law Firm
Ihlamurdere cad. No:92 Engin Apt K:3 D:6
Besiktas –Istanbul

The Firm: Founded by Ayşegül Akbal, Akbal Law Firm is a full-service Turkish law firm based in Istanbul providing legal consultancy and litigation in a wide range of legal issues to both national and international clients. Whereas Akbal Law Firm is a boutique law firm, it offers an extensive legal service to its clients with the young and dinamic team besides its experienced founding partner.

In addition, Akbal Law Firm refers the advices of Prof. Dr. Saibe Oktay Özdemir in the field of civil law, obligation law and commercial law.

Akbal Law Firm is known as highly committed to the ethical standards of the profession. We work as trusted advisers with our clients and provide legal advice on Turkish law issues.


Akbal Law Firm represents its clients from various industries with the highest quality in a wide range of practice areas. The areas that the Firm specializes in includes tax law, tax litigation, dispute resolution, commercial, corporate and M&A, employment, restructuring and insolvency.

As well as providing legal consultancy and litigation to its Client for above mentioned and other practice areas, Akbal Law Firm also represents its Clients in General Assemblies of the Companies in all respect.

Tax: Akbal law firm is a specialized law firm in tax litigation. The team is headed by Founder Ayşegül Akbal who has extensive experience in practice of tax with national and multinational clients. The team handles tax issues of the Corporate client including VAT, custom, income and corporate taxation, transfer pricing alongside cross-border matters. Akbal Law Firm carries out all stages of tax litigation, attends conciliation meetings and follows up on objection procedures before administrative authorities.

Commercial, Corporate and M&A: Akbal Law Firm provides a full-service corporate consultancy to both domestic and multinational clients from diverse sectors including energy, textile, retail, logistics, financial sevices, automotive. Having a dedicated team, it handles commercial disputes, joint venture and cross border transactions. The Firm is experinced large-scale of commercial constract and leasing and also corporate governance. It also provides legal consultancy in relation to M&A and equity investment.

Dispute Resolution: Akbal Law Firm assist its national and international clients at litigation and mediation process regarding employment proceedings, tax arrangements, commercial disputes alongside administrative disputes and criminal matters. The Firm also conduct arbitration for a number of international clients.

Employment: The team deals with Turkish labor law issues including drafting and termination of employment agreement, compensation regarding work accidents and redundancies. Akbal Law Firm also has extensive experience in day-to-day recommendation for Corporate Clients.

Restructuring and Insolvency: Akbal Law Firm is involved in debt restructurings, recovery and bankruptcy proceedings. The team also advice its Clients on concordatum procedures.

Department Name Email Telephone
Head of Office - Leading Partner Ayşegül Akbal +90 532 405 17 90
Attorney Edanur Uğur +90 530 118 61 50
Attorney Göktuğ Avcu +90 506 264 30 85
Photo Name Position Profile
 Ayşegül Akbal  photo Ayşegül Akbal Head of Office – Leading Partner
 Göktuğ Avcu  photo Göktuğ Avcu Attorney
 Edanur Uğur  photo Edanur Uğur Attorney
Number of Lawyer : 4
Of Counsel : 2
Paralegal : 3

CLIENT: Mr. Pekmezci (CEO)
COMPANY/FIRM: One of the biggest company in Turkey producing vehicle spare parts.
TESTIMONIAL: In a word, perfect law firm

If we want to explain with a single sentence, not a single word, I would like to let you know we have the impression that you have a structure that is highly professional, close, principled, hardworking, meticulously following and finalizing the bilateral relations, making the necessary notifications in these processes, and inspiring confidence in legal consultancy.

CLIENT: Mr. Sayım, (Local Manager Turkey & Business Manager West Asia)
COMPANY/FIRM: Chemical Company
TESTIMONIAL: We are satisfied that timely and detailed information was provided at every stage of the process. We quickly received satisfactory answers to all of our questions.

CLIENT: Mr. Aksan (Legal Affairs Manager)
COMPANY/FIRM: Company in tourism industry
TESTIMONIAL: We are very pleased.

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