M. Özgür Kurucuk is a prominent attorney-at-law and partner at Kurucuk & Associates Law Firm in Istanbul, Turkey. With extensive experience in banking and finance, information technology, and project finance, he has been a member of the Istanbul Bar Association for several years.
M. Özgür Kurucuk pursued his undergraduate studies at Tashkent State University in Uzbekistan and graduated from the Law School at Istanbul University in 2004. He obtained a Master's degree in Law and Information Technology from Stockholm University in 2010. Before joining Kurucuk & Associates Law Firm, he served as a legal counsel for a leading Turkish bank, Yapı ve Kredi Bankası, which is part of an Italian-Austrian banking group.
Throughout his career, M. Özgür Kurucuk has been heavily involved in project finance, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, and foreign trade. He provides legal opinions to foreign subsidiaries of the bank and several departments and branches, drafts and negotiates various types of finance contracts, and conducts due diligence works. His expertise includes energy law and project finance, banking law and contracts, immigration law, and IT law.
M. Özgür Kurucuk is fluent in Turkish, English, and Russian
Zeynep Atım Kurucuk is a highly respected & accomplished attorney-at-law, making her mark in legal landscape as heading the maritime and mergers & acquisitions practice at Kurucuk & Associates. With a stellar educational background, Zeynep's pursuit of excellence began with her graduation from Uskudar American Academy in 2002. She went on to earn her law degree from the prestigious Law School at Bilkent University in 2006, solidifying her foundation in legal expertise.
Zeynep's extensive knowledge & experience cover a wide range of legal areas, including Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Intellectual Property Law, Media Law, Contract Law, Advertising Law, and Transportation Law. Her notable work involves facilitating complex transactions such as purchase and sale of vessels, shipbuilding agreements, and bank mergers & acquisitions. Her impressive scope of practice extends beyond Turkey, with successful ventures in countries like South Korea & China.
Dedicated to continuous growth, Zeynep further honed her skills by completing the certificate program of English Legal Methods at the esteemed University of Cambridge in 2015. As a member of the Istanbul Bar Association, she upholds the highest standards of professional ethics while providing exceptional legal counsel to clients. Zeynep's unwavering commitment to excellence, extensive expertise, and notable achievements establish her as a distinguished figure in the legal field.
Zeynep Atım Kurucuk is fluent in Turkish and English
İpek Buse Demirer holds a degree from Özyeğin University Faculty of Law, where she took courses on various legal fields including Economic Law, Child Law and Consumer Law. She has worked as an intern in several law firms and gained experience in Maritime Law, Enforcement Law, and Labor Law
İpek Buse Demirer is a member of the Istanbul Bar Association and is highly respected in the legal community for her extensive knowledge of Turkish laws and regulations.
İpek Buse Demirer provides legal consultancy services to both local and foreign clients on various legal matters such as contract law, labor law, and enforcement law. Her expertise in these areas allows her to offer practical and effective solutions to clients
With her strong academic background and practical experience, İpek Buse Demirer is a valuable member of the Kurucuk & Associates team. She is dedicated to providing comprehensive legal services to clients in various fields, with ability to speak fluent English ensures effective communication with clients from all over the world
İpek Buse Demirer is fluent in Turkish, and English
İhsan Bahadır Çeliktaş specializes in Immigration, Investment, & Corporate Law. As a member of the Istanbul Bar Association, Bahadır has a proven track record of representing clients in various commercial transactions, such as acquiring residential properties, forming different types of companies, & providing legal counsel on corporate governance matters.
Building on his intellectual property experience gained from working at the European Union Intellectual Property Office in Spain, Bahadır also assists start-ups & SMEs in building intellectual property strategies.
Bahadır’s expertise in Corporate & Immigration law has led him to represent numerous international clients from various regions, including Europe, South America, Asia, & Middle East. His global perspective and familiarity with the intricacies of transacting business internationally make him an invaluable asset to any client looking to establish a presence in Turkey or expand their operations globally.
Bahadır is able to offer unique insights and solutions to clients from all over the world. He is a dedicated and driven lawyer who is committed to delivering exceptional results for his clients.
İhsan Bahadır Çeliktaş is fluent in English, and Spanish, Conversational in Arabic