Practice Areas

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Employment, Human Resources & Labor

Çukur & Yılmaz is one of the leading law firms in Turkey at employment and labor law services.

At our employment, human resources and labor law practice, Çukur & Yılmaz’s expert lawyers focus exclusively on representing corporate clients in matters arising from the employment relationship. Çukur & Yılmaz’s human resources law team help employers navigate the constantly changing landscape of Turkey and local and international laws and regulations that govern the workplace.

From the development of human resources policies, drafting all kind of employment contracts and agreements as well as advice on day-to-day labor and employment law issues to defending employers against collective and individual claims, our team supports clients across the full employment life cycle.

We approach workplace and employment challenges with an understanding of our clients’ businesses and the unique, industry-specific regulatory and competitive pressures they face.

Çukur & Yılmaz employment law team provides clear and to the point advice, giving clients certainty through practical, systematic support covering the full range of employment and labor law issues as well as specialist advice on matters of immigration, social security and pensions.

In Çukur & Yılmaz, employment agreements, hiring, recruitment and dismissal procedures, workplace safety, employment and labor regulations and arrangements of current human resources management processes, trade union and collective bargaining processes as well as resolution of the disputes arising from these areas constitute a notable portion of our practice.

Employment, human resources and labor law aspects of M&A, private equity, venture capital and joint venture transactions is one of the main practice matters of Çukur & Yılmaz’s human resources team.

We are one of the handful law firms in Turkey possessing of an outstanding employer representation experience at trade union and collective bargaining procedures and disputes at several sectors. Our team also advises to corporates at their relations with Labor Unions and Employers’ Unions.

We are regular advisors at daily matters and complex transactions and re-structuring of our client’s human resources management teams at the process of compliance to Turkish and international workplace safety, labor and employment regulations, immigration as well as protection of employees’ data.

Corporate employers regularly consult Çukur & Yılmaz at their executive compensations, employee benefits, incentives, social security and pensions matters.

In a global world, work force mobility is always one of the current issues of corporates and Çukur & Yılmaz responses their needs by means of employee immigration and business relocation services in Turkey, including residence and work permits as well as compliance to social security regulations related to foreign employees.

At Çukur & Yılmaz’s employment, labor and human resources practices, our lawyers represent our clients at all types of complex labor and employment disputes as well as arbitration, mediation and litigation procedures at individual or collective level.

Areas of Focus

  • Employment and Labor Regulations and Compliance
  • Employment Agreements
  • Trade Unions
  • Collective Bargaining and Collective Agreements
  • Hiring and Recruitment
  • Dismissal
  • Compensations
  • Employee Rights and Benefits
  • Human Resources
  • Data Protection
  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • Mobbing, Bullying and Harassment
  • Innovations and Intellectual Property of Employees
  • Non-Competition and Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Option Agreements and Agreements of Executive Employees
  • Premium, bonus and other social rights
  • Re-structuring of human resources and industrial relations
  • Compliance to international labour and employment regulations
  • Social Security and Pensions
  • Working and Residence Permits 
  • Business Relocation and Corporate Immigration

LAWYER MONTHLY AWARDS-2018- Employment Law Firm of Turkey

ACQ GLOBAL AWARDS 2011- Corporate Immigration Law Firm of Turkey