Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı is a full-service law firm offering a wide range of legal services.
At Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı, we use a result-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 recommended by The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners and IFLR in a number of practice areas. In 2014, the Firm was named Turkish Law Firm of the Year by International Law Office magazine. More recently, the Firm was granted The Lawyer magazine’s 2015 “Turkish Law Firm of the Year” award.

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) – Board Member, Okan Demirkan
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  • Turkish British Chamber of Commerce (TBCCI)
  • Turkish Corporate Governance Association (TKYD)
  • German-Turkish Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK)
  • A New Leader Association (YeniBirLider)
Recognitions & Awards

"The firm provided a lot of useful information and presented it in a format that was accessible and easy to understand." IFLR 1000, 2019
The house style is pragmatic, unpretentious and friendly, whilst being results-oriented.”  THE LEGAL 500, 2020
Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı is adept at handling […] and data protection. […] Other clients include Duracell, Marubeni Corporation and Marsh & McLennan Companies.” THE LEGAL 500, 2019
It's really easy to work with them.” CHAMBERS EUROPE, 2017
Strong expertise, quick turnaround and reliability.” THE LEGAL 500, 2020

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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 adopted its own ethics code. In addition, Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı is an active member of Turkey’s preeminent ethics association (TEID).

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, by considering in the lawyers’ performance reviews the time they spend on these projects.

 

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