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Practice Areas

B+B Legal provides a wide and diverse practice which includes mergers and acquisitions, company and commercial law, E-Commerce and IT law, IP law, competition law, labor law, real estate law, energy law and dispute resolution. We are regularly instructed to advise a diverse range of clients already doing or planning to do business in Turkey on all matters associated with each of these practice areas.

 

Corporate - M&A

We provide services as regards the incorporation of companies, establishment of the general conditions, preparation and amendment of the articles of association of the companies, transfer of shares, contracts for the administration of the company between the shareholders, cancellation of the resolutions of the general assembly, preparation of the preliminary observations and the legal infrastructures, obtaining the necessary permits. 

We further assist our clients regarding the preparation of the letters of intent, the contracts of transfer of shares and the shareholders agreements. Moreover, we provide legal services regarding the administration and/or the purchase of the companies in financial difficulties or managed by an administrator; joint-venture, provisional joint-venture or fusion; financial rights for the senior directors, constitution of the branch, liaison or representative offices and holding the corporate records of the company.

Mergers and Acquisitons

We take place beside our clients, at each stage of an operation of fusion and acquisition including the preparation of the legal infrastructures and the preliminary observations, obtaining the necessary permits, the permits concerning the foreign investments if necessary, in order to carry out the negotiations at the time of the operation and the preparation of the letters of intent, of the contracts of transfer of shares, the contracts of guarantee and the shareholders agreements. Moreover, we provide legal services regarding the administration and/or the purchase of the companies in financial difficulties or managed by an administrator; joint-venture, provisional joint-venture or fusion; financial rights for the senior directors; constitution of the joint-stock companies and limited liability companies, opening of the head offices, constitution of the branch, liaison or representative offices and to hold the corporate records of the company.

Commercial Contracts

B+B Law Firm provides services in particular in the preparation of the distribution agreements as regards to the national and European Union law, of exclusive or optional distribution agreements, franchise agreements; contracts concerning the sales manager, the brokers and sales representative; contracts governing the relations with suppliers and distributors, framework agreements, contracts of purchase and sale and supply contracts; consultancy contracts, contract for services, contracts of national and international carriage, contract of production.

IP & IT

B+B Law Firm provides full service to its clients to protect their intellectual property rights. Besides providing litigation services for intellectual property disputes, B+B Law Firm assists its clients in registration processes before the Turkish Patent Institute for rightful protection of their trademarks, patents and industrial designs. B+B Law Firm also provides advice in connection with the protection of trade secrets, data protection legislation and drafts and advises on agreements related with cinema, television and musical arts license agreements, technology and know-how transfer agreements, IT crimes that are recently introduced into Turkish Penal , Code (such using and transferring the information in the systems without authorization, modify the systems for personal benefits, fraudulent act, counterfeiting crimes committed via information technologies).

E-Commerce

B+B Law Firm is highly experineced on providing services  related to the sale and service procurement models that are realized over the internet. The services provided by our firm particularly for the e-commerce law sector are as follows:

  • Providing consultancy services to internet content providers and domain providers;
  • Providing legal consultancy services on the obligations related to the legal infrastructure and contracts arising from the legislation for companies that sell goods and services over the internet;
  • Preparing agreements to be executed with third persons providing services for carrying out e-commerce activities by taking into consideration the risks specific to the sector;
  • Filing complaints before the prosecutor's office and conducting lawsuits concerning credit card fraud.

Payment Services

B+B Law Firm provides payment server providers, legal assistance on the licensing procedures, preparation of application files and followup processes, inspection of the legal requirements to be respected and service agreements with third parties in connection with the recently introduced regulations obliging the providers to obtain a licence from Banking Authority.

Intellectual Property Law

B+B Law Firm provides full service to its clients to protect their intellectual property rights. Besides providing litigation services for intellectual property disputes, B+B Law Firm assists its clients in registration processes before the Turkish Patent Institute for rightful protection of their trademarks, patents and industrial designs. B+B Law Firm also provides advice in connection with copyright related issues, protection of trade secrets, data protection legislation and drafts and advises on agreements related with cinema, television and musical arts license agreements, technology transfer and know-how transfer agreements.

Labor Law

B+B Law Firm provides a wide range of consultancy services on labour law matters. These include the drafting employment agreements, due application of workplace regulations, and transactions regarding movement of workplace. We assist clients in resolving staff related disputes, such as termination of employment contracts, severance and indemnity payments, and overtime payments. We also provide consultancy on collective labour law, and advise on local regulations and labour legislation.

Competition Law

Competition Law has become one of the Firm's fields of expertise, despite the fact that the this matter is relatively new. The attorney of our Firm have provided consultancy services regarding Turkish and European regulations in connection with the concentrations, dominant positions, discrimination and other restrictive trade practices to some of the world’s largest multinational companies in a number of major industries. At B+B, we work closely with our foreign correspondents and consulting international law firms enabling us to provide our clients unique multi-jurisdictional assistance. We provide advice that covers relations with competitors and agreements involving joint ventures, supply, exclusive distribution, agency, licensing, servicing and subcontracting. The attorneys of the Firm also represent companies in notifications before the Competition Authority seeking negative clearance or exemption in the form of comfort letters or decisions for vertical agreements, horizontal co-operation agreements and licensing agreements.

Energy Law

We offer legal advice on both the regulatory and commercial aspects of energy law and natural resources law including those related to environmental law issues. The firm has expertise in both regulatory and commercial aspects of renewable energy. We have represented leading wind energy companies in Turkey with respect to their joint venture establishments, project finance matters, contracts, and licensing issues.

Execution and Bankruptcy Law

Initiation of enforcement proceedings before Enforcements Offices, lawsuits for cancellation of objection, lawsuits for the establishment of a negative fact, initiation of proceedings peculiar to bills of exchange, initiation of proceedings by Liquidation of Mortgage, to initiate enforcement proceedings by liquidation of pledge, prosecutions concerning related proceedings. Our Law Office provides legal services concerning following issues; execution proceedings, denial of signature and debt, notice of bankruptcy, notice of composition, action for recovery of title, lien and denial of lien, contracts to get out of debt and refund of the money paid.

Real Estate Law

With its enriched experiment, our Law firm elaborates the necessary legal structures as regards to the purchase of real estates, prepares all types of leasing agreement and advises at the stage of the preparation and the application of the projects relating to the complex real estates and shopping centers.

Our advices ensure the conformity of the construction projects to the legislations in force and take into account the legal, tax and financial elements of the activities and the contractual obligations of our clients.

Foundations & Associations Law

We provide assistance on the preparation of the documentation required for the establishment of foundations and associations, fulfilling the procedures before the relevant administrations, creating the instruments in accordance with the scope, organizing the general assembly or board meetings.

Family Law

B+B Law Firm relating to family law offers the following services;

  • Preperation of marital property agreement which are applied to spouses before marriage, and providing consultancy service relating to this issue,
  • Representation of clients in lawsuit which is litigated relating to pecuniary and non-pecuniary damages arising from breach of engagement,
  • Litigation of contested and uncontested divorce suit,
  • Alimony, joint children custody, pecuniary and non-pecuniary damages and division of matrimonial property within the spouses,
  • Affiliation between father and illegitimate child, rebut challenge, pursuance of the cases of child properties and adoption transactions,
  • Legal support relating to guardianship, custodian, legal consultancy,
  • Recognition and approval of annulment of marriage which is received from foreign country courts by Turkish citizens,
  • Affix an annotation of family dwelling to land register.

Litigation

The attorneys at B+B Law Office represent their clients before all levels of the courts and appeal courts in Turkey. We provide expert litigation services in a wide range of legal fields including those listed below.

  • Disputes arising from corporate law;
  • National and international disputes arising from commercial contracts;
  • Disputes concerning immovable properties;
  • Disputes arising from intellectual property law;
  • Disputes arising from consumer law;
  • Disputes arising from labor law (relationship between employers and employees);
  • Disputes arising from the law of damages.