Our founding partner Prof. Dr. iur. Mehmet Köksal founded "Köksal Law Firm" in 1987. The Firm, as Köksal Attorney Partnership, has been one of the leading corporate law firms in Istanbul since 2007, particularly in the area of German-Turkish trade relations. Our services are available in German, English and Turkish. Our client portfolio mainly includes medium-sized companies and large corporations from Europe and Asia that invest or have commercial interests in Turkey and Northern Cyprus. We also advise and represent public sector corporations, various foundations, associations and NGOs.
Data protection compliance in Turkey
The Turkish Law on the Protection of Personal Data applies to data processors located within Turkey, but also any foreign natural or legal persons that are processing the personal information of Turkish data subjects. The deadline for data processors to register in the central register (VERBIS) expires on December 31, 2021. This deadline has been extended three times and will not be extended again.