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Kizilyel & Partners Law Firm
Bestekar Saadettin Kaynak Sok.No:3 D:7, 34662 Altunizade Üsküdar

Turkey > Real estate and construction Tier 4

Boutique firm Kizilyel & Partners Law Firm houses a compact but effective five-lawyer-strong real estate practice that is distinguished by its record in leasing matters. Murat Kızılyel steers a group that has additionally handled construction projects and real estate disputes. Associate Ece Ilci is also singled out for praise by sources.

Practice head(s):

Murat Kızılyel

Other key lawyers:

Ece İlci


‘It’s a young team led by seasoned partners, capable of providing high-quality work.’

‘Ece İlci excelled in reviewing the complex agreement and providing on-the-spot advice and comments, which made it easier for us to understand the overall risks of the project.’

‘The team demonstrates good harmony and positive energy when establishing client relations.’

‘All the individuals within the team that support us have quick response times and agile working behaviour.’

Key clients

Hummel Spor Malzemeleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.

FedEx Express Turkey Taşımacılık ve Ticaret Ltd. Şti.

ABB Elektrik Sanayi A.Ş.

Beken Otomotiv Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.

BR Endüstriyel Otomasyon Sanayi ve Ticaret Ltd. Şti.

JNR Mensucat Tekstil Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.

Irv Restoran İşletmeciliği Turizm Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.

Merit İplik Sanayi ve Ticaret Ltd. Şti.

Work highlights

  • Advised FedEx on land allocation and lease contracts at İstanbul Airport regarding the allocation of an operation area to FedEx and a facility to be constructed by İGA for FedEx.
  • Advised ABB Elektrik Sanayi on a shared office renting process by revising and analysing agreements drafted by Regus.
  • Advised Irv Restoran İşletmeciliği Turizm Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (Morini) on the operation and lease agreement between Morini and Beymen regarding a restaurant and cafe in Zorlu Shopping Centre.

Kızılyel&Partners has over 20 years of experience with its long-established legal team as a boutique law firm.

Kızılyel&Partners deals with a full range of Turkish law matters including real estate law, construction, dispute resolution, commercial and contract law, general corporate law, employment law, IP law, IT, e-commerce and personal data protection. Kızılyel&Partners also works on a case-by-case basis, as well as retainer.

Kızılyel&Partners is working closely with its clients, offering tailor-made services and maintaining direct and active relationships with its clients.

Department Name Email Telephone
Murat Kızılyel +902163267540
Tanay Özkan Sılaoğlu +902163267540
Partners : 2
Lawyers : 8
Other Staff : 2

TESTIMONIAL: “Murat Kızılyel is an experienced lawyer with a wide knowledge of Turkish real estate law. He provides very precise and practical solutions. We would like to thank the Kızılyel&Partners team for their outstanding work and process management.”

TESTIMONIAL: “We have been working with Kızılyel&Partners since more than 10 years in all areas. Kızılyel&Partners has variety of deep knowledge for corporate organizations not only in legal matters but also at commercial practice. This brings a sustainable solution for corporate history, which is one of the most important needs of a company. Every member of the Kızılyel&Partners team has a great understanding of the law particular in real estate. We appreciate Kızılyel&Partners compassion, which shows that he genuinely wants to help to resolve our day-to-day problems and create long term strategies.”

TESTIMONIAL: “I have had the chance to work with Kızılyel&Partners on various matters, including Real Estate disputes and advisory. I believe that all team members stand out for their expertise and business-oriented approach in their field. A great team of reliable, reachable and result oriented experts.”

TESTIMONIAL: “Kızılyel&Partners has a team of very capable legal advisors in the real estate sector. All members of Kızılyel&Partners team, from interns to the head of departments, work in coordination with each other, which I believe is critical for intra-office organisation. They are ready to collaborate, they never contradict our position and they always have a backup plan in place. Moreover, we also highly appreciate to have a competent and skilful partner next to us when working in difficult times. Comprehension of the case and its timely execution is key when it comes to Murat Kızılyel and his team. His ‘can do’ attitude is outstanding and I can only recommend him and his team highly.

TESTIMONIAL: “Kızılyel&Partners houses a very strong, experienced and responsive team with in-depth knowledge of the real estate sphere. They have a significant track record of handling rental agreements, all real estate discussions very expeditiously where needed. Its clients include retailers, shopping centers, developers, both nationally and internationally.”