Akkas & Associates Law Firm is a globally recognized Turkish customs law firm with a long record of excellence and professional leadership in Istanbul, Turkey. Our Turkish customs lawyers are prepared to handle all types of business matters. Our Turkish customs lawyers also represent our clients in the following areas of law; corporate law, company formation and governance, labour employment law, bankruptcy & debt recovery, work and resident permit applications, mergers & acquisitions, due diligence, and commercial transactions.

Global Trade Law Specialists

Successfully meeting the complex challenges of global trade compliance requires a smart strategy. For leading companies worldwide, that strategy is a partnership with Akkas & Associates Law Firm. But these industry leaders know they are getting much more than proven legal expertise, solid international presence, and exceptional client service.

Globalization and protectionist trends, the impact of Brexit – the significance of trade law has rarely been so much in the spotlight of multinational companies and governments across the globe. Our International Trade Team has extensive experience in helping clients navigate through key areas of international trade law including customs, EU trade defence, export controls and sanctions and trade regulatory matters.

By combining our first-class legal trade expertise with deep sector knowledge, we have become known for our refreshingly creative thinking helping clients achieve their commercial goals. We have direct inroads into all levels of government and we have a wide network of offices across the world.

Our team has extensive experience in EU trade matters, long-lasting relationships with key EU decision-makers and excellent insight into the workings of the EU institutions and the political drivers of EU policy-making. Several team members of our Trade group have held senior positions in national administration(s), the European Parliament and/or the European Commission.

Turkish Customs Lawyers

Turkish Customs Lawyers

Akkas & Associates’ lawyers advise clients on, and resolves issues related to, the impact of regulations mandated by the European Union and World Trade Organization. Our primary objective is to help clients overcome commercial obstacles related to market access and import and export-related difficulties that result from government intervention and market regulations in Turkey.

What We Do in Customs

We advise on all aspects of import and export of goods and customs, including classification and quotas; customs valuation; country of origin issues; applications for repayment or remission of duties, waiver or mitigation of penalties; appeals against customs decisions; duty suspension; innovative customs management and duty reduction initiatives.

Our Experience in Customs

  • Export and import controls
  • Tariff and non-tariff based trade barriers
  • Rules of origin
  • Customs classification and valuations
  • Food and product safety
  • Packaging and labeling
  • Dual use goods and technologies

Reach our Turkish Customs Lawyers

Since its foundation in 1992, Akkas & Associates Turkish Law Firm has been the choice of numerous clients in Istanbul, Turkey. Thanks to its nationally recognized Turkish customs law practice, our firm is now one of the leading Turkish customs law firms in Istanbul, Turkey. You may reach our Turkish customs lawyers through our Contact page.