ŞİMAYLİ LAW, is a full service law firm incorporated in Istanbul, Turkey. The main legal services (please see the detailed information in “Practice” Section) provided by the Firm can be summarised as;

  • Advising on Turkish Law and Regulations
  • Reviewing, negotiating, drafting and finalising all types of agreements and contracts
  • Preparing all types of documents for govermental and private tenders, representation of the clients in such tenders
  • Legal assistance and representation in civil and administrative matters of Turkish and international dispute resolution, litigation
  • Turkish and international arbitration, recognition and enforcement
  • Application to European Human Rights Court
  • Taxation

The Firm works with 8 senior lawyer, independent legal counsels and eminent university professors as experts on a continuous basis for its practice areas.

The Firm has longstanding links with several experienced local law firms in England, Austria, Crotia, USA, UAE, Egypt, Saudia Arabia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Russia. The operating language is English and also fluent in French.

Mr. Mutlu ŞİMAYLİ, the founder of ŞİMAYLİ LAW served as a local partner for White&Case Turkey between 2002-2006. Mr Şimayli has 27 years of experience in Corporate and Commercial Law, Civil Litigation, Application before the European Court of Human Right, Administrative Litigation, Company Law, Competition Law, Construction Law, Hospitality Industry, (Hotel Management and Hotel Lease Agreements), Consumer Law, Labor law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Execution and Bankruptcy Law, Foreign Investment Law, Intellectual Property Law, Patent Infringement, International Arbitration, Local Arbitration, Recognition and Enforcement of International Civil and Arbitration Court's Decisions, International Trade/Free Zones, Import and Export Laws, Custom Regulations, Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Financing, Pharmaceutical Law, Tax Law, Distressed Debt Financing, Local and International Public Offering, Real Estate Law, Torts and Trademark law.

Mr. Şimayli, has represented Deutche Bank and Lehman Brothers as team leader on Turkey's first and subsequent non-performing loan sale transactions and some other debt restructuring deals for distressed debtors.

Mr. Şimayli has also represented, Rixos Group, Sembol Construction, FTG Development, Abdi İbrahim Pharmaceutical, Colgate, Capital Partners, Nestle Turkey, LG Construction, Coca Cola, Turkish Airlines, Telesure, Warner Brothers and IFC in various legal matters in Turkey.