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Ahmet Basturk | Partner

Attorney at Law

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Mr. Ahmet Basturk was born in Inegol, Bursa, graduated from Yunus Emre High School in Eskisehir. He enrolled in the Faculty of Law of Istanbul University in 2010, and graduated with honors in 2014. He was registered as an intern with Istanbul Bar Association, completed his obligatory internship in 2015 by working at Akkas & Associates Law Firm and got a lawyer license in 2015, and stayed here after being qualified as a lawyer.

Mr. Basturk worked as a summer intern and student intern at law offices involved in various fields of law during his education to gain practical experience and to improve his knowledge, was a founding member of Istanbul Law Club, and performed various tasks there. Living a socially active life, Mr. Basturk is also a founding member of the Besiktas Lawyers Association (BESAV) and a member of the congress of Besiktas Sports Club.

Speaking English at medium level and working hard to improve it, Mr. Basturk provides legal support for business law, commercial law, bankruptcy law, intellectual and industrial property law, family law, inheritance law, property and lease law, and association and foundation law cases at Akkas & Associates Law Firm.

Inheritance Law

Mr. Basturk provides general counseling services for all kinds of disputes under inheritance law, develops solutions for clients of this office, provides legal support on inheritance agreements, last wills, proceedings on last wills, division of inheritance and similar disputes. He also provides support for succession and all kinds of other inheritance lawsuits, and disputes under inheritance law.

He represents clients for lawsuits filed by heirs to cancel or approve disputed title deeds, lawsuits filed for inheritance succession disputes, all kinds of inheritance-related lawsuits, applications for exequaturs for wills, and all other inheritance disputes.

Property and Lease Law

Mr. Basturk provides legal counseling services to construction companies and property owners for various disputes and on Urban Transformation Law. He provides support for drafting, reviewing and execution of contracts by and between property owners and construction companies, and property sale preliminary agreements, developing efficient solutions for disputes over construction and development issues.

He provides legal services for lawsuits filed for cancelling or approving title deeds, dissolution of partnerships, prevention of trespass, disputes over shares of co-owners, unfair occupation, and establishment and removal of mortgages, usufruct, right of residence, preemption and similar rights.

Mr. Basturk provides counseling services for lawsuits under property or development law, leasing, sale and other transactions involving real estates, enforcement and eviction lawsuits under leases for real estates, and legal notices to tenants in default.

Urban Transformation Law

In Turkey, all legal affairs on rebuilding of risky buildings under the Law no. 6306 on Transformation of Risky Urban Spaces fall in the scope of urban transformation law. Experienced in providing legal counseling services for all kinds of disputes between property owners and contractors in connection with urban transformation activities, Mr. Basturk also provides professional support for all the stages following the survey of risky buildings. In addition to providing construction companies and property owners with counseling services, Mr. Basturk counsels on all kinds of disputes falling in the scope of urban transformation law, including disputes over shares of co-owners, cancellation of joint resolution protocols for buildings, and similar disputes, and develops efficient solutions to protect the interests of clients of this office.

Development Law

Mr. Basturk provides legal counseling services to protect interests of clients whose property rights have been violated by governmental authorities, including cancellation of expropriation decrees, trespassing, unfair occupation, unfair drawings or projects, property disputes categorized as 2B disputes, disputes over settlement decrees of municipalities, and disputes over fines charged by public or governmental authorities.

Condominium Law

Mr. Basturk provides legal counseling services to managements of apartment buildings and housing estates on condominium law, including development of management plans, under the Condominium Law no. 644;wording of announcements to occupants on trespass of common spaces, failure to pay common costs, violating the rights of neighbors, etc.; determination of the responsibilities of such management, and meetings and resolutions by the boards of property owners.

He represents clients at lawsuits filed for collection of common costs, prevention of trespass of common spaces, and performance of agreements signed by and between managements and third parties, and provides legal services on lawsuits filed for disputes over shares of co-owners, cancellation or amendment of management plans, establishment or cancellation of easement, and cancellation of joint resolution protocols for buildings.

Commercial and Business Law

Mr. Basturk provides legal counseling services on commercial law to all kinds of businesses. His services range from incorporation formalities to business disputes, and all kinds of commercial law issues of companies including those started by foreign investors. Mr. Basturk also provides support for drafting agreements, legal notices and all other legal documents to protect companies from future commercial disputes or problems, reviewing intercompany and in-house contractual relations, drafting such contracts, and solving business law disputes.

Bankruptcy Law

Mr. Basturk provides legal support for disputes and lawsuits over business relations between real or legal persons, debts based on promissory notes, checks or leases, mortgage proceedings, alimony proceedings, and all other legal proceedings involving the rights and obligations of creditors and debtors under bankruptcy law, and lawsuits filed for objecting any legal proceedings enforced by bailiff’s offices, execution offices and commercial courts.

Insurance Law

Mr. Basturk provides legal support for lawsuits and legal proceedings filed against insurers or individuals to claim disability compensations due to traffic accidents and for collection of such compensations as soon as possible at maximum limit; lawsuits and legal proceedings filed against insurers or individuals by relatives of people who got killed in traffic accidents to claim support compensation; lawsuits and legal proceedings filed against insurers to claim permanent or temporary disability compensations due to traffic accident and to claim reimbursement of medical care costs and expenses of individuals who were disabled due to traffic accidents to the extent of disability; and lawsuits filed for objecting official accident reports issued by the traffic police or other authorities or for asking the authorities to issue such accident reports.

Intellectual and Industrial Property Law

Mr. Basturk provides legal support for trademark registration applications, objections to such applications and other legal affairs with the Turkish Patent Institute. He also represents clients at lawsuits filed with the Court of Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights for cancellation of trademarks, violation of trademarks and unfair competition.

Family Law

Mr. Basturk provides counseling services for dissolution of marriage cases, drafting of divorce protocols and pre-nuptial agreements, paternity cases and other disputes under family law, and represents clients at such lawsuits.

Association and Foundation Law

Mr. Basturk provides legal counseling services for starting formalities of associations, drafting their bylaws and preparation of the documents needed to start them. He also provides professional support for lawsuits filed by or against foundations, official audit of them, and objections filed with the governing authority of associations.

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