Senior Local Partner, Attorney At Law
Rıfkı Başlamışlı is one of the senior local partners of Çukur & Partners Law Firm. He is the local managing partner of Çukur & Partners’s Adana and southern Turkey practice as well as co-head of maritime, shipping and insurance practice group.

For more than 15 years, Rıfkı Başlamışlı is one of the leading maritime, shipping & insurance lawyers of Turkey nationwide and a top tier lawyer in Adana and southern Turkey.

After his successful career in Istanbul at some other leading maritime & shipping law offices of Turkey, Rıfkı has developed his own legal practice in Adana, recently a member of Çukur & Partners Alliance. He is the local managing partner of Çukur & Partners’s Adana and southern Anatolia practice.

Rıfkı’s maritime and shipping law practice covers all wet and dry, contentious and non-contentious legal matters of the industry, also including ship building, ship and equipment financing, admiralty and emergency supports, all kind of P&I and insurance matters as well as resolution of disputes at these areas.

As Adana city is the regional centre of southern Turkey and located nearby Mersin and İskenderun ports, his location provides Çukur & Partners a perfect access to all southern Anatolian ports of Turkey. Through our long-standing offices in İzmir and İstanbul, Rıfkı and his team’s shipping & maritime law capabilities reaches all other ports in Aegean and Marmara regions of Turkey.

In addition to his outstanding reputation and experiences at maritime, shipping and insurance areas, he has been regularly advising to his clientele at corporate, commercial and employment law matters as well as disputes at these areas. His practice widely includes international aspects.

Mr. Başlamışlı is a part-time lecturer at Çukurova University School of law.

Maritime, Shipping & Insurance

Commercial and International Trade

Dispute Resolution

Compliance & Regulatory and Governmental

Corporate and M&A

Employment & Labor

Southampton University, School of Law, Maritime Law LL.M

Ankara University, School of Law, LL.B,

Turkish and English