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Common Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis), named after İzmir city of Turkey, is mostly observed in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. Destruction of their habitats, wetlands, is the greatest threat to their species.

Legal Advisory To Foreign Direct Investments (Fdi) In Turkey

Turkey is always considered one of the preferred locations worldwide by multinational and international conglomerates, corporates and businesses by means of its large market, young and dynamic population, skilled and cost-effective workforce, robust business environment and attractive governmental incentives. As a candidate to the EU full membership and a member of the customs union with the EU as well as signatory of a wide range of multilateral and bilateral tax, investment and trade agreements with the countries from all continents, Turkey is recognized as an emerging jurisdiction for foreign investors.

For almost three decades, the Foreign Direct Investment (“FDI”) Practice of Çukur & Partners has represented and advised numerous overseas and multinational corporates and companies that have established business operations and invested in Turkey on brownfield or greenfield basis. 

This area of our practice covers an entire range of services from strategic legal planning, business and investment modelling, investment structuring as well as establishing a business presence and entity in Turkey.

Besides, Çukur & Partners’ FDI team assists the investing corporates and companies at all legal matters, compliance and regulatory issues as well as day-to-day legal requirements in a new and complicated jurisdiction on full-service and turnkey basis.

Lawyers of Çukur & Partners Law firm have extensive experience in handling foreign direct investments, across a broad array of industries. In terms of highly regulated industries, such as energy, finance, defence, ICT, media, consumer products, life sciences, attorneys of Çukur & Partners render their sector-specific know-how and expertise to the international investors in Turkey.

As a national law firm practicing in all main business regions of Turkey through our offices, Çukur & Partners law firm offers a unique practical and competitive advantage for the direct foreign investments all around Turkey.

Beyond our general FDI expertise, Çukur & Partner’s team has been particularly experienced on advising to the corporates and investors from the regions where our law firm has a focused international desk.


  • Incorporation and of Corporate Entity, Company, Branch, Liaison and Representative Office
  • Joint Stock Company, Limited Liability Company
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Secretarial
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mergers and Acquisition (M&A)
  • Joint Venture
  • Strategic Partnerships and Business Combinations
  • Legal Due Diligence
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  • Incentives and Encouragements
  • Governmental, Compliance & Regulatory
  • Employment & Labor, Human Resources
  • Real Estate, Land Use and Construction
  • Commercial Law
  • International Trade & Customs
  • Contracts & Agreements
  • Intellectual Property (IP)
  • Banking & Finance Law
  • Information and Communication Technologies and Media Law
  • Data Protection
  • Consumer Law
  • ESG and Environmental Law