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Yalım Turan Law Firm is a Francophone law firm founded by Yalım Turan, who graduated from the Faculty of Law of Panthéon-Sorbonne University.

The firm, based in Istanbul, provides legal services in the areas of contract law, company law, international commercial law, construction law, public procurement law, arbitration and in North Africa investment law.

Yalım Turan Law Firm is distinguished by its Francophone traits and professional ethics; thus, it aims at offering sound and effective legal services. The law firm provides legal services in French, English, Turkish and Arab.

OUR TEAM

YALIM TURAN

ATTORNEY

Yalım Turan, following his graduation from le Lycée de Galatasaray, has continued his studies in Sorbonne Law School ; he had L.L.B degree in European Law and International Law together with a Master degree in International Commercial Law from Sorbonne Law Faculty. Thereafter, he obtained Turkish Law Equivalency Diploma of Dokuz Eylül University. He is bilingual in French and he has an excellent command of English.

After his graduate education, Yalım Turan has mainly worked abroad, in the field of international commercial law and contracts law. Following his return in Turkey, he has been nominated as the legal counsel of the firm Özgün İnşaat Ticaret ve Taahhüt, which is within KRK Holding, thus he has managed in Algeria several infrastructure and investment projects, which had been at various stages for 3 years. Following his transfer to Özgün İnşaat Ticaret ve Taahhüt’s headquarters in 2015, he has been appointed as the International Director of Legal Affairs, thus being responsible for all international projects.

Yalım Turan has opened his law firm in November 2016, since then he has continued to provide legal services to his clients, being individual investors and distinguished Turkish firms such as Nurol İnşaat, Ezcacıbaşı Tüketim Grubu, Banat, KRK Holding and Erciyas Holding concerning their investments and the various legal procedures in North Africa, especially in Algeria and in Maroc.

 

Kindly find below the list of the major infrastructure projects in which he has been involved as legal counsel and coordinator of legal affairs:

Construction of the Project of Bejaia RN43 Highway

Electromechanical Works of the Tunnels of Bejaia RN43 Highway

Construction Works of the Double-track Railways of El Affroun – Khemis Miliana

Design and Construction Works of the Double-track Railway with Electrification de Thenia – Bordj Bou Arreridj

Redevelopment Works of Kherrata RN09 Highway

Construction Works of a Highway of 48 KM Connecting the City of Tizi Ouzou with West-East Highway in the Region of Djebahia

Construction and Electrification Works of the Double-track Railway de Thenia – Tizi Ouzou

Boukhroufa’s Barrage Project

Souk Tleta’s Barrage Project

Douera’s Barrage Project

Projects of the Lots 3 & 4 of Al Jadida Safi Highway

ŞİRİN TABANLI

ATTORNEY

Şirin Tabanlı, following her graduation from le Lycée de Galatasaray, has continued her studies in Sorbonne Law School ; she had L.L.B degree in European Law and International Law and a Master 1 degree in International Commercial Law from Sorbonne Law School. Besides, she had a Master 1 degree in Cultural Studies from Panthéon-Sorbonne University. Thereafter, she obtained Turkish Law Equivalency Diploma of Dokuz Eylül University.

Şirin Tabanlı has a broad experience on contract law and corporate law matters. She was involved in some of the significant merger and acquisition projects in Turkey. She has represented a wide variety of international clients across different sectors including in the banking sector. She has been involved in every stage of mergers and acquisitions, which have been related to RBS Financial Leasing A.Ş., AK Investment, Yves Rocher, where she performed and coordinated legal due diligences and participated in negotiations of transaction documents, such as share purchase agreements and shareholders’ agreements.

She has conducted company establishment’s procedures and has performed daily corporate law-related operations on behalf of various international and Turkish clients such as RCI Banque SA and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. She has been working with the clients from the banking sector such as ING Group Compliance Risk Management and she has advised Agence Française de Développement within the scope of the financing of a railway construction.

She is bilingual in French and she has an excellent command of English.

NADJIA STOUTAH ÖKTEM

ATTORNEY-AT-LAW

Nadjia Stoutah Öktem graduated in 2003 from Boukhalfa Law School in the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria. In 2005, she attended a one-year legal profession certificate training at the Boukhalfa Faculty of Law to be registered before the Alger Bar Association as an attorney. She worked in administrative and legal affairs office of the railway-tunnel project in Tizi Ouzou city of Algeria.

Nadjia Stoutah Öktem represented her clients before the Algerian courts and various Algerian authorities. She acted as an attorney within the scope of employment and administrative cases of Özgün İnşaat Ticaret ve Taahhüt. She participated in various meetings in front of the reconciliation commission of the Labor Inspection Office of Algeria within the scope of employment cases. She drafted construction project contracts, sub-contracting contracts, employment, service, purchase and lease agreements. She followed up the implementation of these contracts. Besides, she made notifications with regard to domestic and foreign employees before the Social Security Institution.

In May 2008, Nadjia Stoutah Oktem completed her internship in Algeria. In January 2011 she opened her own law firm in Algeria and advised her clients. After settling in Istanbul, she had TÖMER Diploma C1 in Turkish.

Nadjia Stoutah Öktem currently takes Turkish law equivalency courses at Galatasaray University Faculty of Law.

She speaks fluently Turkish, Arabic and French as well as Berber.