Commercial & Company Law Firm in Istanbul, Turkey

Celen Law Office

Celen Law Office
Bagdat Cad. No: 158/14 Feneryolu

Istanbul 34724

Phone+90 (216) 355-7123
Fax +90 (216) 363-7587

E-mail  Contact Ms. Gökçe Çelen

Law Firm Overview

Çelen Law Office located in Istanbul Turkey takes pride to provide legal services with an uncompromising commitment to quality since its establishment in 2003.

Our areas of practice include commercial and company law, contract law, employment and labor law, construction law, international trade law, healthcare law, tax litigation, international arbitration and litigation as well as general corporate matters encompassing all areas of law which are of interest to local and foreign businesses.

We are committed to providing legal advice that is insightful and valuable to our clients. This has enabled us to achieve substantial accomplishments including the recent successful representation of a client in international arbitration in a notably high stake claim.

Our clients range from multinational companies generally based in the United States, United Kingdom, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Belgium, Germany to prominent Turkish companies expanding their businesses overseas.

Year this Office was Established: 2003

Languages: Turkish, French, German, English

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Pre-contentious Negotiations; Company Law; Commercial & Trade Agreements; Partnership Formations; Breach of Contract; Working Environment Measures; Patient Rights; Pharmaceutical Legislation; Pharmaceutical Research and Development; Clinical Trials; Promotion and Distribution of Pharmaceuticals; Out-Licensing; Employment Contracts; Use of Vacation Rights and Other Absences; Transfer, Posting and Expatriation of Staff; Executive Compensation; Employment Disputes; Winding Up and Liquidations; Territorial Restrictions; Debt Collection Proceedings; Medical Devices Legislation; Food Law.

Areas of Law Description

Çelen Law Office is a full-service law firm that provides legal services to the business world with an emphasis on the following practice areas:

- Arbitration and Litigation

We offer clients assistance, representation, and advice at all stages of the arbitration process. Our services include pre-contentious negotiations, the conduct of arbitrary proceedings, advocacy at trial, and the challenge and enforcement of arbitrary awards. Recently, we have successfully represented a client in a multimillion euro claim settled victoriously, pursuant to the Rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. We also represent clients before the Turkish courts in all matters related to business law, including in particular, commercial disputes, employment and labor disputes, and tax, bankruptcy and debt collection proceedings. Recent experiences in this practice area include the representation of a client in a multimillion euro tax dispute before the Turkish tax courts and State Council.

- Commercial and Company Law

Çelen Law Office is very active in and offers advice on all aspects of company and commercial law. We are regularly called upon to give advice on matters such as company formations, commercial and trade agreements, partnership formations and establishment of joint ventures, winding up and liquidations, service agreements, employment law and taxation. Our services include, the drafting and review of contracts, drafting of legal memoranda and legal opinions in various aspects of Turkish Legislation and legal practice, application of company law procedures and litigation.

- Construction Law

Çelen Law Office advises clients on all aspects of international engineering, procurement and construction projects from setting up joint ventures to construction contracts, subcontracts, technology supply and license agreements, technical service agreements, project management agreements, operational management agreements, contract administration, claims, disputes, alternative dispute resolution techniques and, where necessary to resolve disputes, international conciliation and arbitration.

- Contract Law

Our attorneys are widely experienced in the drafting, review, negotiation and interpretation of contracts used in all aspects of business. We draft and modify contracts to suit the business interest of our clients in line with Turkish laws, precedent cases, practice and international trade instruments. We are also particularly experienced in litigation and arbitration in relation to breach of contract.

- Employment and Labor Law

We provide legal services within all areas concerning the relations between employer and employee. In particular, we continually advise clients in; the drafting of employment contracts and statements of employment particulars, staff manuals and policies, employee benefits, working environment measures, use of vacation rights and other absences, outsourcing of staff, posting and expatriation of staff, termination of employment with or without notice, executive compensation and settlement of employment disputes through negotiation and before the Labor Courts.

- Health Care Law

The health care sector and subsequently the health care laws in Turkey have been undergoing significant changes, and will continue to change as Turkey's membership path to the European Union continues. We take pride in continually providing legal consultancy services in such a legal environment and in such a vital sector. We continually advise clients on various aspects of health care law including the pharmaceutical legislation, patient rights, privacy, medical liability and malpractice, pharmaceutical research and development, clinical trials, promotion and distribution of pharmaceuticals, out-licensing and data protection in Turkey.

- International Trade Law

We offer legal consultancy and dispute resolution services to clients active in the international trade of goods and services. Our services in this area include the application of multilateral and bilateral trade agreements, customs enforcement matters, and the application of the Turkish foreign investment legislation.


Mrs. Gökçe Çelen
Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Health Care and Social, International Arbitration, Pharmaceutical Law

Mr. N.Berkhan Çelen
Employment, International Trade, Tax, International Arbitration


Ms. Duygu Beyazo
Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporate Governance, Corporate Law, Employment

Mr. Erdal Çelen
Administrative Law, Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporate Law, Employment

Zeynep Kandemir
Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporate Governance, Corporate Law

Ms. Pelin Turan
Commercial Law, Contracts, Employment, Food and Beverages Law, Insurance


  • Marmara University Faculty of Law Alumni Association
  • Robert College Alumni Association
  • Koç School Alumni Association
  • Istanbul University Faculty of Law Alumni Association

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