Out in front in Turkish legal world
Globally recognized Turkish law firm
One of the leading law firms in Turkey
Records of excellence and professional leadership

Akkas & Associates Turkish Law Firm

Akkas & Associates  is a globally recognized  Turkish law firm with a long record of excellence and professional leadership in Istanbul, Turkey. Since its foundation in 1992, Akkas & Associates has been the choice of numerous clients in Turkey. Thanks to its nationally recognized litigation group and sophisticated business law practice, our firm is now one of the leading law firms in Istanbul, Turkey.

Akkas & Associates is a relatively young Turkish law firm, but one with an impressive and respected history. We began from the efforts and dreams of one lawyer, Selcuk Akkas, who was soon joined by his colleagues and associates. Together they and many other talented individuals built an organization around collaboration and mutual respect, and on absolute dedication to providing clients with value.

Top Tier Experience

The expertise and specialization of our attorneys and the forging of a team approach to problem solving enables us to address and meet your particular challenge with the application of the most appropriate talents and experience. We invite you to learn more about these practice areas; business & commercial law, criminal defense, foreign investment law, intellectual property law, litigation & trial practice, and tax law to meet our teams and attorneys who comprise them.

Our Philosophy

Success today starts with an understanding of tomorrow. It calls for proactive leadership strategies, not just reactive solutions. And that’s how Akkas & Associates Law Firm approaches all we do. We know our clients need answers and actions that will be effective immediately, but also advantageous cumulatively. They want answers and actions that recognize global trends and marketplace evolution. And they’ve come to know they can depend on us to see the big picture and the small print.

With expert attorneys and affiliated offices, Akkas & Associates Law Firm is one of the most experienced Turkish law firms in Istanbul, Turkey. Our clients access the powerful resources of our firm for their litigation, transactional, regulatory, and governmental relations needs. They are industry leaders in manufacturing, shipping, health care, energy, telecommunications, banking, professional services and biotechnology, and they range from small companies to Fortune 500 organizations.

We have built solid relationships with our clients founded on our commitment to the goals and interests of each and every one. They trust our judgment, abilities and political relationships, and they demonstrate their confidence in us by remaining our clients, year after year.

Selcuk Akkas


Akkas & Associates Law Firm is relatively young, but one with an impressive and respected history. We began from the efforts and dreams of one lawyer, Selcuk Akkas and an accountant Beyhan Akkas. Together they and many other talented individuals built an organization around collaboration and mutual respect, and on absolute dedication to providing clients with value.

Turkish laws change often, but we’re here to help. Our team is dedicated to setting the standard for exceptional client service. Our people and global affiliates can help you to develop and execute business strategies quickly and effectively. We harness local knowledge with regional and global insight on the latest developments in tax policy, legislation and administration in Turkey.

Selcuk Akkas
Turkish Attorney Selcuk Akkas

Turkish Law Services

Our Turkish bankruptcy and debt recovery law attorneys have vigorously asserted creditor’s claims in a wide range of cases involving such debtors as shipyards, bio-tech companies, real estate developments, and textile manufacturers.

Our Turkish company formation lawyers are prepared to assist you to  company formation in Turkey. Our company formation lawyers are experienced in LLC establishmentjoint stock company, holding company, branch officeliasion office, and free trade zone company incorporation, and company management and governance.

Akkas & Associates criminal defense lawyers vigorously defend companies and their executives and directors against charges of criminal misconduct and related civil claims. We have delivered successful results through both the adversary process as well as through skillful negotiation.

We understand your needs when it comes to family law issues. We’re dedicated to helping you make the right decisions, even during difficult and emotional circumstances. Our Turkish family law and divorce law attorneysgive you sound legal advice based upon the law, our experience and the unique facts of your situation. 

Akkas & Associates lawyers have experience in all aspects of Turkish labour laws. We represent employers in dealing with unions in collective bargaining and arbitration, and in defense of unfair labor practice charges. 

Akkas & Associates Law Firm’s real estate law attorneys aggressively represents individuals, family-owned businesses, and corporations in all aspects of real estate law, including buying, developing, leasing, financing and selling real estate in Turkey


Mr. Akkas did an excellent job resolving our tax law complaint. He was very knowledgeable about the laws and procedures and his advice resulted in us winning the case. He was very accessible throughout the process and always responded to our questions very promptly. I would recommend him without reservation.

We are so appreciative of the assistance and leadership that Mr. Selcuk Akkas provided in this case. We are appreciative of all the staff and the contacts of the firm that worked so hard on our case. We wish to share with you a moment of happiness, so take a deep breath. Your work is very beneficial. Mr. Akkas never gave up. Thank you all.

Hi Mr. Akkas, I wanted to again say thanks for helping me establishing my personal company in Istanbul, overcoming all the challenges during company formation. I know your time is valuable and for you to spend as much of it with me as you did is very much appreciated.


Uskudar Icerenkoy Yolu Cad.
No:21 Suite:6
Atasehir, Istanbul 34752 TURKEY

+90 216 469 63 63

Barbaros Bulvari
Eser Apt. No:78 Suite:15
Besiktas, Istanbul 34400 TURKEY

+90 212 275 47 96


+90 532 332 02 02

Our Attorneys

Selcuk Akkas
Attorney at Law, Expert Witness, Patent & Trademark Attorney
Mete Gencer
Attorney at Law
Ahmet Basturk
Attorney at Law
Ekrem Yarar
Attorney at Law
Merve Bugahan
Attorney at Law
Senihan Saffak
Attorney at Law
Cem Ozgur Uzun
Attorney at Law
Gizem Nur Kalkan
Attorney at Law
Damla Kocak
Intern Attorney at Law
Nazlim Meric
Intern Attorney at Law
Irem Guclu
Intern Attorney at Law
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