Practıce Areas

Areas of Practice

Gürcan Law  offers a full array of services that encompass  all aspects of the legal practice. It is the firm’s goal  to provide the highest quality legal service, tailored to the particular situation. We  responsibly  handle  every  case in an effective and efficient way, always considering the nature and complexity of each individual matter. The firm’s  diverse practice provides the capable team of attorneys  with the flexibility and resources to address  any assigned legal issue.

Legal services

Arbitration, Banks and Banking, Business Law, Capital Markets, Company Law, Competition Law, Construction Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, Contracts, E-commerce Law, Energy Law, Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law, European Community Law, Finance, Franchises and Franchising, Intellectual Property Law, Labor and Employment Law, Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Patents, Privatization, Private Client, Projects and Project Finance, Real Estate Law, Securities, Shipping, Taxation, Telecommunication Law, Trademarks.

Types of work undertaken include the following:

  • company formation with domestic or foreign capital,
  • counsel regarding capital markets and securities law,
  • anti-trust and competition law,
  • flotation,
  • mergers and acquisitions,
  • joint ventures,
  • capital increases and reduction,
  • (re)purchase of shares,
  • pledge of shares,
  • asset management,
  • portfolio management,
  • due diligence.

The firm advises and represents banks and financial institutions in the following:

  • administrative and regulatory aspects of establishment and operation of banking and financial institutions,
  • leasing,
  • factoring,
  • privatization,
  • corporate finance,
  • asset and project finance,
  • structured finance,
  • international trade finance,
  • creation and enforcement of security interests,
  • ship and yacht finance.

Counsel in respect to negotiation and subsequent drafting of commercial contracts including:

  • partnership agreements,
  • international distribution,
  • joint ventures,
  • franchises,
  • dealerships,
  • agency agreements,
  • management, consultant and service contracts.

We advise our clients in the transfer of ownership and management of their real estate interests.

Types of work undertaken include the following:

  • title registration, capital,
  • construction contracts,
  • land registry and cadastre office activities,
  • leasing agreements,
  • redemption,
  • mortgage,
  • foreign investment.

Experience in the areas of acquisition, maintenance and protection of intellectual property rights, their infringement and enforcement.

Our assistance in this area includes:

  • trade marks and design rights,
  • patents,
  • copyrights,
  • passing off and misuse of trade secrets,
  • intellectual property aspects of mergers and acquisitions,
  • search, registration and transfer of title of trademarks at an international level,
  • negotiation and drafting of licensing agreements.

Representation of the creditors, debtors and trustees in bankruptcy proceedings. We counsel on all aspects of the creditor and debtor relationship.

As a result of all our areas of practice we have considerable litigation experience. Our firm’s policy is to inform clients at every stage during litigation proceedings. Our personal approach enables us to take appropriate and prompt action in securing a positive result. The capable team of attorneys enjoy audience rights both in the Turkish Court of First Instance and the High Courts