Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı is a full-service law firm offering a wide range of legal services.
At Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı, we use a results-oriented approach to provide tailor-made solutions for domestic and international companies, institutions and individuals in various sectors.
All of our lawyers are fluent in English, and services in French and German are also available. Many of our lawyers have postgraduate degrees in law and have experience working in international law firms abroad.
Our team is dedicated to serving our clients in connection with a full breadth of Turkish law matters, including banking and finance, capital markets, competition law, corporate and commercial, dispute resolution, employment, energy and infrastructure, ethics and compliance, insurance, mergers and acquisitions, personal data privacy and real estate.
Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı is ranked among Turkey’s leading firms, and is recommended by The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, The IFLR1000 and other notable legal publications in several practice areas. 

Professional and Corporate Memberships

Our Firm is proud to be affiliated with the following professional organizations:

 

  • South East Europe Legal Group (SEE Legal) – Exclusive Turkish Member Firm
  • Energy Law Group (ELG) – Exclusive Turkish Member Firm
  • Cathay Associates – Exclusive Turkish Member Firm
  • Turkish Ethics and Reputation Society (TEID) 
  • Transparency International (Uluslararası Şeffaflık Derneği)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  • Turkish British Chamber of Commerce (TBCCI)

 

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Recognitions and Awards
  • Deal of The Year for Turkey 2017 – CEE Legal Matters 
  • Turkish Law Firm of the Year 2015 – The Lawyer Magazine
  • Turkish Law Firm of the Year 2014 – International Law Office Magazine
  • Client Choice Winner 2014 & 2015 (Corporate and M&A Lawyer of the Year, Turkey) – Umut Kolcuoğlu
  • “Global Leader of the Arbitration World” 2022 (Who’s Who Legal and GAR) – Okan Demirkan
  • “Global Elite Thought Leader” in the field of Energy 2020 & 2021 (Who’s Who Legal) – Okan Demirkan

 

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Ethics, Commitment and Professionalism

Our long-term client relationships are based on trust. This enables us to accurately and efficiently analyze the legal and commercial aspects of each client’s legal status, while providing high-quality and time-efficient legal services.


Our Firm places significant emphasis on business ethics and is among the very few law firms in Turkey that has adopted its own code of ethics. In addition, Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı is an active member of both Turkey’s preeminent ethics association (TEID) and Transparency International.

Community Service

As one of Turkey’s leading law firms, Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı recognizes the importance of social responsibility and equal access to justice. Our Firm is proud of its mission to provide legal services to disadvantaged and underserved members of the community, and our lawyers are committed to participating in a wide selection of pro bono projects. Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı encourages social responsibility and pro bono projects within the Firm taking into consideration the time they spend on these projects in the lawyers’ performance reviews.


In 2017, our Firm received the “Pioneer in Pro Bono” award granted by Istanbul Bilgi University Pro Bono – Free Legal Aid Network.