About Us

Who We Are?

Att. Şenol Öztürk, Att. Serkan Günel along with Att. Dilek Handan Sümer founded OZTURK GUNELS SUMER Law and Consulting Firm. OZTURK GUNEL SUMER is a boutique law firm located in Istanbul, Turkey focusing on all aspects of business law with extensive expertise on real estate and energy sectors.

 

We provide tailored, efficient, commercially driven and high-quality assistance to range of local and multinational corporations, owner-managed businesses and individual entrepreneurs. Our practice covers a wide range of sectors including: Real Estate, Banking and Finance, Consumer Products, Retail, Energy.

 

OZTURK GUNEL SUMER offers variety sections of legal services of its chosen areas of specialization: general Corporate and Contract Law, Data Protection and Privacy Law, Intellectual Property Law and Energy Law as is the case with Taxation Law and Labor Law to its international and domestic clients.

 

OZTÜRK GUNEL SUMER law firm aims to provide the best solution to the clients with the help of the partners understanding of the business as well as their relations with the related agencies.

PRACTICE AREAS

What Do We Work On?

OGS Legal provides a diverse range of full legal services in all areas of law with particular specializations of the fields below:

Litigation and Arbitration
Labor Law
General Corporate and Contract Law
Criminal Law
Energy Law
Data Protection and Privacy Law
Intellectual Property
Internet Law
IT Law
Real Estate Law
Health Law
Press Law
Tax Law
Litigation and Arbitration

As OZTURK  GUNEL  SUMER Law and Consultancy, we provide litigation follow-up, arbitration and dispute resolution services to our clients in all branches of law that are among our fields of study. At this point, we offer functional support to our clients by proposing settlement of disputes by peaceful means before applying for legal remedies.

Labor Law

Our team provides legal support to our clients who operate in different fields and different sectors by way of providing correct and balanced application of principles and rules to be followed in the fields of individual and collective labor law, occupational health and safety and social security law, creation, examination, amendment of employment contracts and creation of texts containing rules such as regulations and procedures that regulate the internal functioning of the company within the scope of the employee-employer relationship, informing our clients about current legislation and / or case-law changes, planning the actual changes to be put into practice, execution of preparatory processes before any employee or employer based case, participating in mediation meetings and carrying out the follow-up and representation services in line with the interests of the clients while taking into consideration Turkish Law regulations and practices.

General Corporate and Contract Law

Our team provides legal support in many areas within the scope of examining all contracts and conducting negotiation processes, holding general assembly and board meetings with companies (especially joint stock and limited companies), preparing signature circulars, preparing articles of association amendments, conducting capital increase and capital reduction transactions, execution of merger, division and change of type, commercial business transfer and liquidation procedures, prevention of unfair competition, consultancy within the scope of consumer legislation, legal status analysis reporting (DueDiligence), providing legal support within the scope of Competition Law, Capital Market Law and regulated markets.

 

In addition, as Ozturk & Gunel & Sumer Law and Consultancy, we provide legal support to our clients regarding the preparation of draft contracts, revision of contracts and for disputes arising from the violations of contractual obligations.

Criminal Law

Besides company managers and employees whom we provide consultancy to, all necessary legal support is provided effectively to our clients who individually applied to our office and faced problems in the jurisdiction of Criminal Law in various fields of life. We provide legal support in the field of both the attorneyship of the plaintiff/complainant and the defense of the suspect and defendant from the investigation stage to the litigation stage, from the stage of objection and appeal to the conclusion of the case to the Constitutional Court and the European Court of Human Rights as may be required in order to get the coveted result. Taking into account people facing a problem in the Criminal Law area face high concern, our office with our staff who have intensive case experience, transparently explains the process of application from the beginning with all kinds of possibilities and problems that may be encountered and solutions to the clients and aims to ensure that our clients continue their normal life fluency by transferring this concern to our office.

Energy Law

As OZTURK GUNEL SUMER Law and Consultancy, we provide legal support to our clients who are the world's leading energy products producer; in the fields of energy law by way of preparation of contracts, purchase, sale and production of energy resources and providing legal consultancy services on these issues, resolving lawsuits and disputes arising from the application of energy law, notification of changes arising from EPDK legislation to our clients who’re producing in this field, regulating the changes to the operation of the company and eliminating the problems, license applications related to the energy market.

Data Protection and Privacy Law

As a team, we started to manage the compliance process for our clients arising from the enactment of Law No. 6698. In this context, we provide legal advice to our clients who is planning to manage the compliance process, and we complete the preparation of inventory on the basis of departments, prepare the texts, train the teams that will ensure the continuity of the project, and monitor the compliance of the project. In the continuation of the process, we provide consultancy on the protection of personal data to ensure the compliance of all contracts and texts with the law so that the project can be carried out in an up-to-date manner.

Intellectual Property

As OZTURK GUNEL SUMER Law and Consultancy, in accordance with the Industrial Property Law No. 6769, we are giving legal support in the fields of especially in terms of benefiting from the rights granted to registered trademark and patent right holders, registration, protection and transfer of trademark, patent, utility models and industrial designs, and the establishment and amendment of license agreements. And also, in accordance with the Intellectual And Artistic Works Law, we are providing consultancy services for protection of rights arising from ownership of the work and following the cases that prevent disputes arising from violations of these rights.

Internet Law

As OZTURK GUNEL SUMER Law and Consulting Office, we are following the concepts and innovations introduced by the Law No. 5651 on the Regulation of Internet Publications Made on the Internet and Fighting Against Crimes Committed Through These Publications which is the most basic sub-branch of Information and Technology Law. We closely follow procedural issues such as blocking access to and removing content related to the legal, criminal, administrative and financial responsibility of internet actors on the internet environment and we provide services and support in these matters.

IT Law

Our team pay great attention to developing technology and closely follow the reflections of this technology to law. In this scope, we closely monitor the innovations arising from electronic commerce law, cyber crimes, internet law, developments related to electronic money and electronic signature issues, including the EU Directives with other country’s developments and their reflections in Turkish Law. Also we provide legal advice, represent our clients before the administrative and judicial authority, manage the compliance process and if necessary notify about these global developments to our clients.

Real Estate Law

We provide legal support as OZTURK GUNEL SUMER Law and Consultancy, to our local and foreign clients on issues such as deed transactions in real estate, contracts of rent (lease contract, rental contract), personal rights facility contracts in kind, legal situation analysis and preparation of the report (due diligence), real property purchase and sale transactions, checking the compliance of projects in the scope of real property legislation and environmental legislation.

Health Law

As OZTURK GUNEL SUMER Law and Consultancy Office, we provide consultancy services to our clients within the framework of the health law based on mutual protection of both physician and patient rights. We support our clients with an approach by informing both parties about their rights and limits, and provide this support by closely following the Turkish Declaration, International Codes and Health Law regulations.

Press Law

Within the framework of Press and Media Law, our team provides legal support to our clients in areas such as those that must be complied within the framework of the Press Law on internet media, audiovisual media and print media, and the principles of broadcasting under RTÜK, and also we provide support for resulting conflicts towards litigation and representation before administrative authorities.

Tax Law

As OZTURK GUNEL SUMER Law and Consultancy, we provide legal and consultancy services in areas such as following-up of companies' tax cases arising from various disputes like corporate tax, VAT, tax crime and penalties, legal consultancy service during tax examinations, planning and structuring, taking necessary actions to prevent possible tax investigations by evaluating the Turkish law legislation and jurisprudence.

OUR TEAM

Get to know our team

Att. Dilek Handan SÜMER

Founding Partner

dilek.sumer@ogslegal.com | dilek.sumer@dhslegal.com

Practice Areas

Intellectual Property Law, Construction Law, Contract Law, Corporate Law, Labor Law, Litigation

Bar Memberships

İstanbul Bar, 1986

Education

İstanbul University, 1984

Languages

English

Att. Şenol Öztürk

Founding Partner & Managing Partner

ozturk@ozturkozen.com | senol.ozturk@ogslegal.com

Practice Areas

Energy Market Law, General Commercial Law, Contracts Law, Internet Law, Data Protection and Privacy Law, Corporate Law, Media & Entertainment Law, Litigation

Bar Memberships

İstanbul Bar, 2008

Education

Marmara University Law School ( LLM 2011); İstanbul University School of Law (LLB 2007)

Languages

English

Att. Serkan Günel

Founding Partner & Managing Partner

sgunel@ogslegal.com | sgunel@serkangunel.av.tr

Practice Areas

Criminal Law, Adminastrative Law, Compansation Law, Press Law, Basın Hukuku, IT Law, Litigation

Bar Memberships

İstanbul Bar, 2008 & Türk Ceza Hukuku Derneği (Denetleme Kurulu Üyesi-2014-)

Education

Maltepe University 2008, İstanbul Bilgi University 2010

Languages

English

Att. Dr. Nihan Koyuncu Aktaş

Partner

koyuncu@ozturkozen.com | nihan.koyuncu@ogslegal.com

Practice Areas

Health Law, Contracts Law, Litigation, İntellectual Property Law

Bar Memberships

İstanbul Bar, 2012

Education

İstanbul University School of Law ( PhD ) İstanbul University School of Law ( LLM 2014); Yeditepe University Faculty of Law (LLB 2010)

Languages

English, German

Att. Osman Gökalp Özen

Partner

osman.ozen@ogslegal.com | osmangokalp@gmail.com

Practice Areas

Criminal Law, Litigation, Tax Law

Bar Memberships

İstanbul Bar, 2008

Education

Kadir Has University School of Law (LLB 2008)

Languages

English, German

Att. Emra Köse

Lawyer

emra.kose@ogslegal.com | emra.kose@ozturkozen.com

Practice Areas

Energy Law, Contracts Law, Corporate Law

Bar Memberships

İstanbul Bar, 2009

Education

Istanbul University School of Law (LLB 2008)

Languages

English

Att. Sevin Yayalar Kır

Lawyer

sevin.yayalar@ogslegal.com |

Practice Areas

Contracts Law, Corporate Law

Bar Memberships

İstanbul Bar, 2011

Education

Marmara University School of Law (LLB 2010)

Languages

English

Att. Cansu Doğru

Attorney

cansu.dogru@ozturkozen.com | cansu.dogru@ogslegal.com

Practice Areas

Labor Law, Contracts Law, Litigation

Bar Memberships

İstanbul Bar, 2015

Education

İstanbul University School of Law (LLB 2014)

Languages

English

Att. Berfu Dural

Attorney

 berfu.dural@ogslegal.com

Practice Areas

Labor Law, Contracts Law, Litigation, Environment Law

Bar Memberships

İstanbul Bar, 2014

Education

Marmara University School of Law (LLB 2013)

Languages

English

Contact

Reach Us

İnönü Cad. No:43/8 Gümüşsuyu Beyoğlu Istanbul

 

Phone:   +90212 242 72 42

Fax: +90212 242 72 43

Email: ogs@ogslegal.com