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Serap Zuvin Law Offices

Aviation, Commercial, and Business Law Firm in Istanbul, Turkey

Serap Zuvin Law Offices

Beybi Giz Plaza, Maslak Mahallesi
Meydan Sokak, No:1 Kat: 31 Daire: 121, Maslak Sisli

Istanbul 34398

Phone+90 212 2807433
Fax +90 212 2781911

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Law Firm Overview

Serap Zuvin Law Offices is an international commercial niche practice, employing a young and dynamic team. The firm prides itself on maintaining a fresh and friendly approach with its clients while striving to provide expert and efficient professional advice.

SZLO is an Istanbul based law firm representing domestic and international blue-chip corporate clients in local and cross-border transactions by combining its local expert se with the global standards. Ever since its establishment in 2000, SZLO has been recognized for providing high quality legal and business services to its clients with efficiency and expediency. It is the firm’s mission statement to resolve the most urgent and demanding problems of its clients by providing the most comprehensive analysis, expedient and custom-tailored solutions.

To assist its clients as part of their local and cross border operations and legal disputes with the finest superiority, each team member of SZLO are conversant with English and most of them speak at least a third language (French, German etc.) as well as being graduates of the most reputable law schools in Turkey.

Languages: Turkish; English.

Areas of Law

Areas of Law Description

Serap Zuvin Law Offices specializes in the following areas, among others:

- Aviation

Serap Zuvin Law Office has extensive expertise in a broad range of aircraft sale and purchase transactions, aircraft lease transactions, complex financing methods and tax and regulatory matters relating to these transactions. SZLO continues to act on behalf of leading financial institutions/banks, aircraft and aviation equipment manufacturers, corporations, business owners, and entrepreneurs currently operating in their respective sectors.

- Mergers and Acquisitions

SZLO represents clients in all phases of mergers and acquisition transactions. SZLO offers the full spectrum of legal advice encompassing all aspects of the relevant law. As such, the firm is able to respond to the evolving needs of clients as the transaction and the process necessitates. SZLO team members are involved in several industry-specific organizations where they are able to combine detailed business knowledge with their legal expertise. Such industries include telecommunication, finance beverages, tobacco, petroleum, automotive, energy, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and transportation. Our team of attorneys advises purchasers, sellers, financial advisors, special committees, financing sources and other interested parties. SZLO's experience in mergers and acquisitions includes public and private mergers, share and asset purchases, restructurings, strategic investments, joint ventures and demergers.

- Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Law

The SZLO team advises leading local and international pharmaceutical groups, and since its establishment, SZLO has represented one of Turkey's most reputable holding companies as outside legal counsel. SZLO's team is known for its outstanding industry knowledge of the pharmaceutical sector. Our team represents numerous health care companies in merger, acquisition, divestiture, and affiliation transactions and provides legal services on drafting and negotiation of various contracts including, but not limited to, joint venture agreements, distribution and supply agreements, license agreements, and trademark agreements.

- Commercial Contracts

SZLO's team has expertise providing legal advice to both suppliers and customers in multiple sectors on a broad range of commercial contract types, including management, technical assistance, license (trade mark and/or know how), distribution, supply, manufacturing, maintenance and support contracts.

- Corporate Law

SZLO's practice includes a large number of legal services concerned with how a business organizes and conducts itself financially. SZLO advises its clients during all phases of a business transaction including but not limited to establishing a company, representing clients in transactions and ongoing capitalization efforts, and serving as legal counsel in ongoing internal corporate matters.

- Labor Law

SZLO lawyers have exceptional experience representing employers from various sectors in all aspects of labor law. The team members guide the employer companies to be in compliance with evolving Turkish employment laws and help their clients make affirmative action plans and draft employment contracts. SZLO's main target is to provide its clients with sector-specific solutions and SZLO's team works side by side with the human resources managers of its clients to this end. SZLO endeavors to educate its clients on labor law issues through seminars at client facilities. The SZLO team's skills and expertise on structuring complex transactions such as collective lay-offs make it standout in this area.

- Dispute Resolution

In every part of the world, litigation is a costly process in terms of both time and money. Because SZLO approaches litigation from both legal and business perspectives, SZLO endeavors to promote an amicable settlement on behalf of its clients. If no such amicable settlement is reached, SZLO can represent its clients before trial and/or appellate courts concerning any type of dispute, controversy or claim in which they are involved.


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 Comparative Legal Analysis on the Legislations regarding Corruption and Bribery in Turkey

This article is a comparative legal analysis, which points out the adaptability of the legislation in Turkey and the international agreements on corruption and bribery, whereas also points out the differences of the legislation between Turkey, India and United States of America on the contemplated subject.

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 The Amendments and Innovations Brought by the New Financial Leasing Law - Turkey

This article is a comparative study which points the differences between the Law on Financial Leasing, Factoring and Financing Companies and the repealed Financial Leasing Law.

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 Current Problems on the Pricing of Pharmaceuticals For Human Use in Turkey

This article addresses the reference pricing system used for the pricing of the pharmaceuticals for human use in Turkey and the current problems arising from such system.

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 Will National Employment Strategy (“NES”) be the National Emancipation Strategy for the Unemployment?

Various news and articles have appeared recently in the Turkish media reporting that Turkey is taking steps to solve its chronic unemployment problem by implementing major reforms to its laws. Evidently, the Turkish Government has been working on a legislation, called “National Employment Strategy” (“NES”) (Ulusal Istihdam Stratejisi), drafted by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security (the “Ministry”), since 2009.

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 Cape Town Convention

The Cape Town Convention is an international agreement that strives to provide a much clearer structure for international aviation finance. The Cape Town Convention augments the Chicago convention which was the primary source of regulation to governing the registration of airframes, aircraft, and helicopters. The Chicago convention only provided a very loose framework of international law regarding the nationality of aircraft.

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 European Single Sky Program

After the eruption of an Icelandic volcano earlier this year, it became clear that in order to be able to respond in a fluid and coordinated way to another incident; Europe must push ahead with the single sky project that was originally set to be completed by 2020 and have standards in place by 2012.

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 Newly Introduced Legislation in Relation to Joint Ventures - Turkey

With the enactment of the Communiqué numbered 2009/2, which was published in the Official Gazette dated 01.04.2009 and numbered 27187 by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (“Communiqué”), “Business Partnerships” or “Joint Ventures” (“JVs”) terms have been introduced to the Turkish Legal System.

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 "Montreal Convention: The Unification of Certain Rules on Damages in Air Carriage"

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air ("Montreal Convention") was opened to signature in Montreal by the states participating in the “International Conference on Air Law” held in Montreal during May 10th to 28th 1999 for the purpose of harmonizing of the Warsaw Convention to today’s conditions.

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