List of Attorneys in Ankara
(Revised December 2011, Updated March 2012)
The American Embassy in Ankara assumes no responsibility for the professional ability or integrity of the persons or firms whose names appear in the following list. The names are arranged alphabetically by city and name; the order in which they appear has no other significance.
The Ankara Consular District includes the following provinces (vilayetler) of Turkey: Afyon, Agri, Aksaray, Amasya, Ankara, Antalya, Ardahan, Artvin, Aydin, Bartin, Bayburt, Burdur, Cankiri, Corum, Denizli, Erzincan, Eskisehir, Erzurum, Giresun, Gumushane, Igdir, Isparta, Izmir, Kars, Karaman, Kastamonu, Kayseri, Kirikkale, Kirsehir, Konya, Kutahya, Manisa, Nevsehir, Nigde, Ordu, Rize, Samsun, Sinop, Sivas, Tokat, Trabzon, Usak, Yozgat and Zonguldak.
Credit reports can usually be obtained through local banks, but only with the consent of the client. Citibank has branch offices in Ankara, and the TEB is associated with the Bank of America.
The addresses are:
Ataturk Boulevard, No. 117/B
06608 Bakanlıklar, Ankara
Tel : 0-312-425-0427
Simon Bolivar Caddesi, No. 17
Arihan, Taylan (Mr.)
Address: Ilkiz Sokak No. 5/10
06430 Sihhiye, Ankara
Tel: 0-312-231-8393, 0-312-231-8394
Born in Ankara in 1966, Mr. Arihan is a Graduate of Ankara University Faculty of Law. Mr. Arihan handles civil, estate, child custody, adoption, labor, foreign investment, and traffic cases. Participated the 25th Biennial Conference of International Bar Association held in Melbourne October 9 – 15, 1994, and became Country Representative of IBA for Turkey. Speaks fluent English and some French.
Arikin, Seckin (Mr.)
Address: SGS Law Firm
Tunali Cad. Binnaz Sok. 3/6
Born in Ordu Turkey in 1966, Mr. Arikan was educated at Ankara Law School and the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, TX. He specializes in Auto/Accidents, Banking, collections, Contracts, Corporations, Foreign Claims, Foreign Investments, Government Relations, Insurance, Investment, Marketing Agreements, Marriage/Divorce, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights. He has practiced law since 1992 in Ankara but also between August 1999 – August 2001 he worked in Austin TX. He is fluent in English, Turkish and French.
Arisoy, Erden (Mr.)
Address: Sili Meydani, Gunes Sokak
Graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Law in 1971. Working as a lawyer for 30 years. Handles real property, criminal law and enforcement law cases.
Arkun, Nilay (Ms.)
Address: Koksal-Genc Law Firm
Pilot Sokak 15/4
Born in Ankara, Turkey in 1985, Ms. Arkun graduated from the Law School of Bilkent University in 2007. She specializes in Adoptions, Child Custody, Civil Damages, Contracts, Corporations, Estates, Government Relations, Immigration, Labor Relations, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights and Theft/Fraud/Embezzlement. She has practiced law since 2008 in Ankara and in Istanbul. She is fluent in English.
Babacan, Hatice Hare (Mrs.)
Address: Tunali Hilmi Caddesi, No:89/77
Born in 1978 in Antakya, Mrs. Babacan graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Law in 2000. She completed her internship and became a member of Ankara Bar Association in 2001. She lived in Florida, U.S.A. between 2003 and 2010. While in U.S.A. she continued her practices by providing legal assistance and consulting work to American and South American aviation companies which were conducting business with Turkey and Europe. She studied international law, contract law, arbitration law in American University Washington College of Law Legal English Institute’s Legal English Program in 2010. She started her own law practices in Ankara in 2011. She handles cases in commercial law, corporate law, debt enforcement and bankruptcy law, intellectual and property rights law, workers’ compensation, family law, real-estate law, medical malpractice law, law of decedent’s estates and administrative law. She takes cases outside of Ankara. She is fluent in English.
Bicak, Vahit (Mr.)
Address: Cetin Emec Bulvari
1322. Cadde No. 62/3
A.Ovecler, Cankaya, Ankara
Prof. Dr. Vahit Bicak graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Law in 1989. He received his PhD from the University of Nottingham in Great Britain. He was a visiting scholar at both the City University of New York and the Fordham Law School, U.S.A. He has been practicing law as a legal consultant of international and national companies for over twelve years. More information about him can be found at http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=108808737&trk=tab_pro
Bicak Law Firm provides a full range of legal advocacy and legal consultancy services, with a large amount of business working with international clients in Turkey and Turkish clients in the international market. Specialized on commercial and non-commercial criminal law, energy law, sports law, telecommunications law, foreign investment law, foreign trade law, international law, bankruptcy law, commercial law, family law and international human rights law. Speaks fluent English.
Bozcaadali, Z. Mustafa (Mr.)
Address: Gunes Sokak No. 25/7
06690 Kavaklidere, Ankara
Born in Ankara, Mr. Bozcaadali graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Law in 1971. Mr. Bozcaadali specializes in labor law. He also handles criminal cases. Mr. Bozcaadali speaks English.
Bozkurt, Vahap (Mr.)
Address: Bozkurt Law Office
Cinnah Cad. Goreme Sok. No:7/7
06680 Kavaklidere, Ankara
Tel: 0-312-467-5533, 0-312-467-5534
Born in 1946, Sivas, Turkey. Graduate from Istanbul University, Faculty of Law in 1969. Following his military service, he practiced law from 1971 to 1978. He then served as a judge from 1978 to 1981. From 1981 to 1982 he attended an English language course at Boston University. He has been practicing law in Turkey since 1982. Handles criminal, civil, estates, contracts and marketing agreements. Speaks English.
Buyukcinar, Sinem (Ms.)
Address: Ankara Law Office
Cinnah Cad 9/10
Tel: 0-312-468-3452 (Pbx)
Born in 1971 in Germany. Graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Law in 1993. Fluent in English. She is partners with K. Tacar Caglar, Ahmet Fidanoglu and Gorkem Cikrikci. The law firm handles adoptions, insurance, auto/ accidents, investment, banking/ financial, civil damages, marketing agreements, collections, marriage/ divorce, contracts, corporations, foreign claims, and foreign investments. They take cases outside of Ankara.
Cekeneci, Harun Ibrahim (Mr.)
Address: Mebusevleri, Suslu Sok. No 18
Born in 1971 in Zonguldak. Graduated from TED Zonguldak Collage in 1989. Graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Law in 1996. Handles auto/accidents, civil damages, collections, contracts, estates, foreign claims, foreign investments, labor relations, marketing agreements, marriage/divorce, narcotics and theft cases. Fluent in English.
Cinar, Mustafa Hakan (Mr.)
Address: Bestekar Sokak, No. 86/13
06680 Kavaklidere, Ankara
Born in 1961 in Ankara. Graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Law, in 1985. Handles civil, commercial, labor, finance, estates, insurance and child custody cases. Speaks fluent English.
Conway, Filiz (Mrs.)
A ddress: Conway Law Firm
Sağlık-1 Sokak 33/4
Sıhhiye – Ankara
Tel: 0-312-433-1128, 0-312-434-4075
Born in Ankara, Turkey in 1980. Graduated from Dokuz Eylul Law School, Izmir. Specialized in Family Law, Trade Law, Insurance, Foreign Claims, Foreign Investments, Government Relations, Patents\ Trademarks\ Copyrights, Labor Law, Real Estate and Citizenship Issues. Has been practicing law since 2002 in and outside of Ankara. Also worked as the Director of International Department of Union of Turkish Bar Associations between January 2005 and May 2009. Was the Information Officer of Turkey to CCBE (Council of European Bar Associations and Law Societies). Was involved in various stages such as writing, managing and evaluating of the EU Projects and involved in many legal issues in between Turkey and foreign countries. Fluent in English and Turkish.
Durak, Cenk Alp (Mr.)
Address: Saglik 1 Sokak, Tarkan Is Hani, No. 13/8
06410 Sihhiye, Ankara
Born in 1953, in Turkey. Graduate of the Faculty of Law, Ankara University. Has a master degree in Commercial Law from the same Faculty. He started as a law apprentice after succeeding entrance examination for judgeship in 1977. In 1980 he was transferred to the Ministry of Justice. In 1993 he was promoted to the Deputy General Directorship of Penal Affairs and in 1999 he was promoted to the General Directorship. He also performed as the Head of the National Central Authority for the practical application of international criminal and civil law instruments such as European Convention on Extradition, European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal matters and some of United Nations Conventions providing international assistance in regards with criminal matters. He retired from the Ministry of Justice on November 2001 and started to work as a private lawyer.
Eldeniz, Gülperi (Ms.)
Üsküp Caddesi No:1 Farabi Apt.
Tel:0 312 4666640 (pbx)
Fax: 0 312 4666641
GSM: 0 532 3060968
Born in 1977, in Merisn, Turkey. Graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Law. Still studying to obtain her Master’s degree on Commercial Law at Ankara University Institute for Social Sciences. Has an article titled “Signature in Format Based Contracts” published in Ankara Bar Review Journal. Attended a certificate program at Ankara University Faculty of Law on Intellectual Property Rights at FISAUM. Has been practicing law since 2003; especially Commercial Law. Also worked as a legal counselor. Fluent in English and speaks German well. Takes cases outside of Ankara, all around Turkey. Handles banking/financial, contracts, corporations, foreign claims, foreign investments, labor relations, marketing agreements, marriage/divorce, patents/ trademarks/ copyrights cases.
Emed, Cicek (Mrs.)
Address: Senguler & Senguler Law Firm
In association with Ledingham Chalmers of Istanbul
Born in 1969, in Arizona USA. Has double major in Philosophy and Political Science and graduated cum laude. Attended Suffolk University Law School and graduated. Member and Managing Editor of Transnational Law Review. Handles banking/financial, contracts, corporations, estates, foreign claims, foreign investments, governmental relations, investment, immigration, marketing and mining cases.
Ergan, Arzu ONGUR (Mrs.)
Address: A. ONGUR ERGAN LAW & CONSULTING OFFICE
Bestekar Sok. 78/5-6
Kavaklidere, Ankara Turkey
Arzu Ongur Ergan graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Law. After that She completed a program named “Master in Development Innovation and Change” at Bologna University Faculty of Law in Italy. Flowingly, she completed a second post graduate level study on EU Studies & Law at Collegio Europeo di Parma in Italy. She is a PHD degree candidate in the field of administrative and competition Law at Ankara University Faculty of Law. She completed advanced specialization training on International Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution in Washington DC. She is a full service law and consulting office, provides legal assistance in international standards with a core group of skilled attorneys (Att. Aygün Ergan and Att. Erkan Akbaba) specialized in different fields of legal practice such as international law, business law, commercial law, energy and constriction, competition law and ADR etc. Our clients are mainly natural persons, public and privately held commercial companies and financial institutions as well as governments and state owned entities. We ensure legal services in Turkish, English and Italian. Our business districts consist of Ankara, Istanbul, Izmir, Bursa, Konya, Antalya and Alanya. We are member of certain prestigious associations such as TABA (Turkish American Business Association), Italian Chamber of Commerce, Turkish Italian Business Association etc. We handle government relations, investment, banking/financial, immigration, civil damages, marriage/ divorce, estates, marketing agreements, collections, taxes, foreign claims, contracts, mining, corporations, patents/ trademarks/ copyrights, foreign investments cases. Please visit our website for more details.
Erkin, Miray (Ms.)
Address: Uğur Mumcu Sok. 54/3 GOP ANKARA
Having graduated from Başkent University in 2009 and after completing her law education in 4 years with full-scholarship, Ms. Miray ERKİN founded her own law firm. Mostly working on banking and finance law, trade law, public procurement and administrative law, enforcement and bankruptcy law, labour and social security law, sports law, contracts law, property law, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution both in English and German other than Turkish. The firm also handles out-of-court disputes and governmental procedures in Ankara and other cities in Turkey.
Ersoy, Yuksel (Mr.)
Address: Ersoy Law Office
Ilkbahar Mah 612 Sok No:11
Tel: 0-312-491-8282 (pbx)
Born in 1936 in Artvin. Retired Professor of Law with postgraduate studies and research at Schools of Law in Rome, Italy, University of California in Berkeley and University of Virginia. Fluent in English and Italian.
Practiced Areas: Aeronautical/Maritime, Banking/Financial, Child Custody, Civil Damages, Contracts, Collections, Corporations, Estates, Foreign claims, Foreign investments, Insurance, Investment, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/copyrights.
Feyzioglu, Birgul (Ms.)
Address: Feyzioglu Law Office
Cinnah Cad., Alacam Sokak, 27/6
06540 Asagi Ayranci, Ankara
Tel: 0-312-428 2857, 0-312-428-1451
Fax: 0-312-427 4402
Graduate of the University of Ankara, Faculty of Law, in 1990. She served as Legal Adviser at Main Office of Vakifbank, Ankara, between 1991-1993; Legal Research Officer at Turkish Confederation of Employer Associations between 1993-1996. Attended Columbia University, School of General Studies, American Program, in 1996. Specialized in commercial and labor law. Ms. Feyzioglu is the fourth generation to run the Feyzioglu Law Office, which was founded in 1920. She has published several articles on commercial and labor law. Fluent in English.
Gurol, Emin (Mr.)
Address: Mesrutiyet Caddesi No. 12/29
Tel: 0-312-417-6425, 0-312-417-6426
Born in Konya in 1925. Educated at Ankara University, Faculty of Law graduated 1953. Specialized in civil and commercial law. Speaks English.
Kiziloglu, Saliha (Ms.)
Address: Yesilirmak Caddesi 17/21
Born in Giresun. Ms.Kızıloğlu graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Law. Ms.Kızıloğlu specializes in commercial and labor law, civil law, estates contracts and marketing agreements, trademarks, copyrights.
Kocaoglu Law Office
Kocaoglu Avukatlik Burosu
Ataturk Bulvari Ozkan Ishani
Kagan Kocaoglu, Esq.
65 Broadway 7th Floor
New York, NY 10006
Tel: (202) 997-0917
Three attorneys are partners at Kocaoglu Law Office: Attorney Prof. Dr. Mehmet KOCAOGLU, Attorney Sinan KOCAOGLU and Attorney Kagan KOCAOGLU.
Kocali, M. Kaan (Mr.)
Address: Kocali Law Firm
Sezenler Caddesi No: 10/20
E-mail Address: email@example.com
Born in 1966. Graduate of Ankara University Faculty of Law. Received his Masters degree on European Union from Atilim University. Handles auto/ accidents, banking/financial, civil damages, contracts, corporations, estates, foreign investments, government relations, insurance, investment, marketing agreements, marriage/divorce and patens/trademarks/copyrights. Takes cases outside of Ankara.
Mr. Kocali has been practicing law in Turkey for 10 years. His law firm represents many U.S. companies. He speaks English well.
Liman, Altan (Mr.)
Address: Aydas Liman Kurman Attorneys at Law
Bestekar Sokak 86/12
Kavaklidere 06680, Ankara
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate of Ankara University Faculty of Law. Received his Master of Law degree from University of Amsterdam. Handles banking/financial, civil damages, collections, contracts, corporations, foreign claims, foreign investments, investment, labor relations, marketing agreements, and mining cases. Takes cases outside of Ankara.
Mr. Liman has been practicing law in Turkey, particularly in Ankara and in Istanbul since 2001. He is fluent in English.
The law firm provides certified translation services. They have represented many U.S. companies and individuals in the past.
Murat Law Office was founded by Att. Suat Murat Celikten in 1999. The firm provides legal service to clients, in particular to international and multi-national companies doing business in Turkey and Murat Law Office is composed of 9 lawyers and 3 supporting staffs.
Murat Law Office specializes in competition law, European community law, trademark law, patent law, business law, commercial law, stock exchange law, franchising law, company law, contracts, civil law, informatics law, construction law, security law, corporate law, international law, international trade law, intellectual property, data protection, torts; telecommunications law, energy law, capital markets law and alternative dispute resolution.
Ozbilgin, Gökhan (Mr.)
Address: Tunus Cad. 65/10
Born in Ankara in 1971, Mr. Ozbilgin is a graduate of Ankara University Faculty of Law. Mr. Ozbilgin attended the Certificate Program of "English for Lawyers" at Banking and Commerce Research Institute of Ankara University between 1993-1994. He taught courses on various legal subjects such as European Union Law, English Legal System and Legal Translation at that program. Currently, he teaches courses on different aspects of European Law, including institutional and substantive law Thesis on "Merger Control." Mr. Ozbilgin especially handles contacts, corporations and energy cases. Speaks good English.
Senoglu, Sebahattin (Mr.)
Address: Necatibey Caddesi
Balikcioglu Is Merkezi Kat:5 No:131
Born in 1959 in Sivas. Graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Faculty of Law in 1982. Has been working for 16 years as an attorney of law. Handles adoption, auto/accidents, child custody, foreign claims, insurance, investment, immigration, marriage/divorce and patents/trademarks/copyrights cases. He is good in reading and speaking English.
Tiryakioglu, Bilgin (Mr.)
Address: Tiryakioglu law Office
Kuleli Sokak, 25/13, 06700
Born in 1961 in Merzifon. Received her LL.B., LL.M. and Ph.D. from Ankara University and was a Fulbright Scholar at Washington College of Law, American University. Dr. Tiryakioglu is a Professor of Law at Bilkent University. She is fluent in English.
Tiryakioglu Law Office is a boutique firm based in Ankara. The firm handles Turkish citizenship applications, child custody/abductions, international marriage/divorce, international taxation issues and foreign direct investments. They take cases outside of Ankara.
Ulus, Hamdi Tahsin (Mr.)
Address: ULUS&ULUS LAW OFFICE
Hanimeli Sokak, Kantar Apt, 19/3
06430 Sihhiye, Ankara
Born in 1964 in Ankara. Graduated from Ankara College, in 1982 and from University of Ankara, Faculty of Law, in 1986. Attended U.A.F.L. Banking and Commercial Law Research Institute’s post graduate E.U. Law and English for Lawyers Certificate Programs in 1990-1992. Member of I.B.A.(International Bar Association and CCBE (Council of Bars of E.U.). Handles marriages and divorces, civil, child custody, and labor cases. Specializes in property law, real estate law, law of contracts, commercial investment. He is fluent in English and speaks some German. Partner with his father, Mr. Suleyman Seydi Ulus, in a law office, named “Ulus & Ulus” established in 1959.
Ural, Engin (Mr.)
Address: Tunali Hilmi Caddesi, No. 50/20
Born in Ankara. Graduate of Istanbul University, Law Faculty, in 1967. Specialized in civil law, legal entities, associations, foundations and in all kinds of real estate cases and related matters, including rent issues. He also handles trade disputes. Speaks English fluently.
Varoglu, Bedri (Mr.)
Address: Ataturk Bulvari No:223/4
06680 Kavaklidere, Ankara
Born in 1960 in Denizli. Graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Law in 1982. Completed his LLM Degree at the Institute of Social Sciences at Ankara University. With scholarship granted by Council of Europe, he conducted research on “International Leasing” at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies at the University of London between 1985 and 1986. Handles auto/accidents, civil damages, child custody, foreign investments, labor relations and patents cases. Fluent in English.
Yagiz, Dogan (Mr.)
Address: Ataturk Bulvari, No. 229
Born in 1948, in Izmir. Graduate of Ankara Law School, in 1970. Together with 35 colleagues he provides most legal services, including criminal cases. His office can also provide certified translator’s services. He is fluent in English.
Yıldırım, Selen (Mrs.)
Address: YILDIRIM LAW FIRM
Saglik1 Cad. 5/9
Tel: 0-312 433 55 38
Fax: 0-312 433 55 39
E-mail Address: email@example.com
Born in 1986. Graduate of Baskent University Faculty of Law. Handles; civil damages, contracts, corporations, estates, foreign investments, investment, marketing agreements, marriage/divorce and patens/trademarks/copyrights. Takes cases outside of Ankara.
Yuca Law Office - Nedim Yuca
Born in 1957, in Bandirma. Graduate of Ankara Law School in 1987. Served for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as National Legal Officer between 1987-1998. Expert on refugee, immigrant and migrant cases. Also specialized in Child Abduction, Adoption, parental rights, Contract, Estates, Foreign Claim, Foreign Investment, Government Relation, Insuarance, Marriage/Divorce and criminal cases. He is fluent in English.
Yurdakul, Fatih Selim (Mr.)
Address: Adakale Sokak, No. 32/19
Kizilay, 06410 Ankara
Tel: 0-312-430-0875 pbx, 430-5718
Born in 1965, in Tokat, Turkey. Received BA and MA degrees from the Faculty of Law, Ankara University, in 1986 and 1992 respectively. Handles civil, commercial, labor, finance, patents, trademarks and copyrights. Also handles collections, mining/petroleum and aeronautical/maritime cases and has done criminal cases. Fluent in English and German.