Services and Expertise

Our services and skills

Our services and skills

We are based in Istanbul, the city on two continents,

We are serving globally to the maritime community ….

We are serving to domestic maritime community, ie, as exclusive legal advisors to Turkish Chamber of Shipping, as well as to Turkish giants, like Yasa, Densa, Kaptanoğlu, Kıran, Deval, Eregli….. for their legal issues arising out of maritime and commercial law, including but not limited to admirality issues, charterparty disputes, crew claims.

We are serving to international maritime community, ie, such as P&I Clubs, (legal correspondents of a P&I Club within International Group) H&M underwriters and owners / managers for their needs in Turkish waters, such as groundings (TOF specialists), collisions, pollution, cargo claims.

We are also specialized in:

  • Ship Finance - Sale & Purchase, as well as advising and assisting domestic & foreign banks and other financial institutions, covering also Turkish mortgages and disputes arising out of mortgages,
  • Assisting owners in respect of new building contracts and relevant steps to be taken after initial stage,
  • Litigation and also corporate issues regarding yachts / superyachts,
  • Advising and acting on corporate matters and commercial disputes,
  • Establishment of companies and their branch offices, both in Turkey and off-shore,
  • Enforcement of foreign arbitration and court awards.

We are also advising and / or serving to the companies within Koc Group, such as Zer AS, Arcelik, Opet, Ditaş and Aygaz, as well as to leading Turkish steel manufacturers for their shipping related issues