Our team’s main priority is being able to produce the most viable solutions in the legal world for our customers’ needs by following critical developments both domestically and internationally. Our working principles are founded on the trust we have built with our clients, a trust that is the prime reason for our success.
With its experienced, professional, and dynamic team, Toga & Oksuz Law Firm provides legal and consultative services for its clients according to the rules and ethical standards of the field, which we believe in firmly and always put into practice.
From the very beginning, Toga & Oksuz has worked to be a partner in finding solutions for its clients according to the principles it has adopted. With this understanding at its core, Toga & Oksuz represents both Turkish and international private companies, public institutions, and national and international civil society organizations.
With our “team spirit” philosophy, we at Toga & Oksuz have closely followed and analyzed the current developments in the legal world and worked to integrate them into the solutions we provide to our clients. In this way, both the Turkish and international consultants on our team have added significant value to the legal evaluations and analyses that we are able to provide to our clients.
Toga & Oksuz is composed of a staff of more than 50 members, including professional lawyers from different fields, academic consultants, and administrative personnel. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require further information regarding our lawyers and consultants.
Toga & Oksuz provides its legal support services in Turkish, English, German, Russian, and Arabic. Visit our “Practice Areas” page to learn about the areas in which we provide services.
Our office represents, and provides all sorts of legal and consultative services to, banks, financial institutions, leasing companies, individual credit recipients, and those who have declared bankruptcy. As such, our office provides project management or consultation, as well as services and solutions, in the areas of corporate financing, project financing, credit syndication between banks, Ex-Im Bank financing, public offerings, financial leasing, and financing for ship and airplane construction. These services include:
1) Managerial and regulatory services for corporations, banking operations, and financial institutions
4) Credit contracts
5) Company financing
6) Commodity and project financing
7) Construction financing
8) International trade financing
9) Creation and execution of stocks and shares
Our office deals with all stages and aspects of mergers and acquisitions. We provide services to our clients with a particular focus on the areas of allocated sales, strategic partnerships, and block share purchases. We provide quality representation to our clients in the event of any legal disputes that may arise after a merger or acquisition. These services include:
1) Due diligence
2) Corporate reconstruction
3) All types of legal consultation related to mergers and acquisitions
4) Preparation of bureaucratic applications and procedural follow-through
5) Reconciliatory conditions or framework agreements
6) Share turnover agreements
7) Shareholder agreements
8) Credit agreement negotiations
Our office provides legal services in the field of criminal law using lawyers who have both academic and practical experience with the subject. In every step of the process, we respect our clients’ sensitivity while pursuing all possible legal venues for seeking justice on the domestic and international levels.
After having exhausted all legal venues provided by national law, appeals are made to the European Court of Human Rights and Human Rights Committee using the meticulous methods required to achieve a successful outcome for our clients. Our lawyers and consultants have achieved many successes in this area.
Our office represents individuals as well as domestic and international companies from different sectors in a wide variety of disputes in front of courts, arbitration committees, and other resolution committees.
In order to help our clients quickly solve their international problems, particularly in the area of trade, we have established networks with legal firms of proven success and quality as well as internationally renowned arbitrators in such countries as Germany, France, England, Russia, Ukraine, India, China, South Africa, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Northern Iraq. The services we provide include those addressing the following:
1) Issues relating to ending contracts and partnerships
2) Requests for tangible and intangible reparations
3) Dishonest trading and undue competition
4) Disputes related to intellectual and industrial rights
5) Disputes related to finance lease contracts
6) Disputes related to labor law
7) All kinds of disputes stemming from bank credit contracts
8) Personal action
9) Administrative disputes
10) Tax disputes
11) Family law disputes
12) National-international arbitration
13) Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Center
14) WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
15) TOBB Court of Arbitration
16) ICC Court of Arbitration
Our office provides a wide variety of comprehensive legal consultation services to firms working in the energy and natural resource sectors. Our lawyers and consultants have gained a great deal of knowledge and experience through their academic and professional careers that can help our clients work with the “build-operate-transfer” investment model that has become very common in Turkey, and with various other investment options as well.
We provide a wide range of consultation services to help solve our clients’ needs in the areas of energy production/distribution privatization tenders, oil and natural gas pipelines, power plants, solar and wind energy production licenses, and mergers and acquisitions within the energy sector.
Furthermore, our office provides consultation services on legal issues related to obtaining licenses for mineral exploration and management, transferring licenses, understanding what rights the government reserves for itself, and mergers and acquisitions within the mining sector.
Ever-changing developments in the areas of production and transportation have brought international competition to Turkey. Furthermore, the growth of quality production has increased the importance of innovation and of making investments in branding, advertising, and R&D (research and development) for companies that wish to increase their profits.
This highly competitive environment has made it necessary for investments in brands, advertisements, and new inventions to be legally protected both on the national and international levels.
Toga & Oksuz provides services to our corporate clients on issues concerning brands, patents, and the procedures for filing such applications. In the event that a dispute arises after receiving a patent (e.g. imitation), we have established a strong network with other professional patent offices in order to protect our clients’ intellectual and industrial rights, which includes seeking retribution in the court system if necessary.
We provide consultation to title holders and investors in leasing and managing their property, including commercial investments, as well as an extensive array of services for completing all necessary procedures at the managerial level. The services we provide include those related to the following:
1) Public housing projects
2) Procedures related to cooperative housing
3) Land registration
4) Leasing contracts
6) Real-estate acquisition for foreign investors
7) Real-estate allocation procedures for charitable organizations
Our office provides rapid and comprehensive services to our clients in the areas of bankruptcy and foreclosure law, focusing on research and settlement.
For our clients who are to receive payments from either domestic or international sources, we will research the existence and availability of these funds, and any legal restrictions placed on them, in the shortest time possible.
For our clients who have incurred debt, we provide legal options to help reconstruct or to delay bankruptcy so that they may continue pursuing commercial activity.
The services we provide in this area include:
1) Enforcement and execution proceedings
2) Bankruptcy procedures
3) Composition agreement proceedings
Our office provides comprehensive services to resolve discrepancies stemming from labor laws on both the individual and collective levels. We also provide support in negotiations and, when necessary, support in trials or in reaching settlements.
Our firm’s labor law practice primarily focuses on employee-employer relationships, the provisions of relevant contract negotiations, and transfer of employees, including the termination of service contracts and other employment matters arising from mergers, acquisitions, and divisions of companies. In both this context and in general, our office has gained vital experience in preparing service contracts between senior managers and companies as well as non-competitive contracts, confidentiality contracts, and other protective agreements relating to employment between different companies.
Our office provides services to non-Turkish nationals and their families in acquiring residence and working visas as well as support in obtaining social security benefits and in understanding and filing taxes. Our services in this area extend far beyond consultation, and also include helping our clients complete all formalities related to all areas of employment law.
Toga & Oksuz provides comprehensive legal services and consultation to our national and international corporate clients related to the public companies in which they hold shares. We also provide consultative and representation services in the areas of public agency and purchasing.
In this context, we provide rapid and effective solutions in forming tender documents and bidding procedures, administrative remedies, and on issues such as preventing forbidden bidding processes.
Since the Turkish market has seen an exceptionally high number of foreign investors in the media sector in recent years, our office provides legal consultation in the area of media law and its related regulations.
Our office provides legal consultation and aid in completing all applications to and procedures for the Radio and Television Supreme Council, the Turkish Football Federation, and similar institutions as well as assistance in understanding their regulations. Furthermore, when and if it becomes necessary to seek legal remedies, we provide representation and legal counsel regarding the regulations and decisions made by these councils.
We provide consultation services regarding the incorporation of sports clubs, which companies offer shares to the public, and also help to provide strategic partnerships with foreign investors.
We also provide representation for sports clubs that experience legal disputes with athletes or other sports clubs, as well as for players who experience legal disputes with their previous or current sports club. The venues in which we represent our clients include the Turkish Football Federation on the national level and FIFA and CAS on the international level.
Our office provides legal consultation services to national and international companies at all steps of the process for their potential joint ventures. Services provided include those dealing with:
1) Preparing contracts for licenses, partnerships/shareholders, share sales, active sales, distribution, marketing, and technology transfers
2) Negotiation procedures
3) Joint venture models and their tax obligations
Our expert consultants and lawyers provide a wide range of support services to our client companies along every step of the process of privatization and transfer of rights within the energy and telecommunication sectors. Due to Turkey’s entering into closer relations with neighboring countries and the current trend toward privatization in these sectors, we have found it necessary to offer such support to our client companies and local partners when they decide to make investments in these fields. In doing so, our main focus revolves around researching the areas in which it is possible to make a profit and what market conditions are currently available. We also assist our clients in completing the necessary procedures in the various aspects of privatization and transfer of rights, including but not limited to the structural planning of privatization, the transfer of rights, and how to abide by legal regulations in exercising such rights.
Our office provides a variety of legal consultation services in the area of competition law (anti-trust law) to domestic and international firms. Our office gives special attention to international companies that wish to merge with or acquire companies in Turkey so that they may do so without breaking anti-trust laws. We also help our clients complete all applications and subsequent steps so as to avoid any potential problems. Our team has earned a great deal of valuable experience and knowledge through both practice and study in order to provide our clients with the highest quality service possible in dealing with the Turkish Competition Authority and its anti-trust regulations.
Our office provides consultation regarding legal regulations in the health sector and the changes that occur in these regulations to private hospitals, domestic and international pharmaceutical companies, and medical equipment producers. We represent our clients in their applications and ventures with the Ministry of Health and the Social Security Institution, and in facing the decisions made by these institutions. We also provide representation to our clients in the event that they wish to open a legal case or seek reparations, as well as when such a case is opened against them.
When planning investments outside of Turkey, Toga & Oksuz provides comprehensive legal consultation services to many domestic and international firms in the regulations of both Turkey and the intended country of investment with a special focus on foreign capital and trade regulations.
Our office provides assorted legal services to aid our clients in writing effective and explicit contracts, such as helping them conduct negotiations before the finalization of contracts, prepare contract drafts, and in the management of contractual liability. The services we provide in this area include:
1) Agency contracts
2) Distributor contracts
3) Franchising contracts
4) Shareholding contracts
5) Construction contracts
6) Work contracts
7) Joint ventures
8) Leasing contracts
9) Credit contracts
10) Licensing contracts
11) Property acquisition contracts
12) Sales contracts
13) Insurance contracts
14) Management, consultation, and service contracts
Toga & Oksuz represents its clients in every aspect of their commercial lives and provides advice for all issues relating to commercial law with its expert team. The services we provide include:
1) Establishing companies
2) Transferring foreign capital
3) Investment incentives
5) Preparation of master agreements and shareholder contracts
6) Procedures relating to general shareholder and management meetings
8) Procedures relating to share certificates and transfers
9) Capital increases or reductions
10) Managing the value of movable property
11) Buying and selling companies
Our company has gained extensive experience in directing and advising our clients in the different aspects of tax law. We represent our clients in taxation and settlement procedures, particularly pertaining to regulations in terms of tax and customs, in their ventures with the Revenue Administration and Tax Offices.
In the event that a discrepancy occurs or when our clients face fiscal crime accusations and/or penalties, we will stand behind our clients and represent them in tax and criminal court.
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