Practice Areas

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The short-beaked common Dolphins (Delphinus delphis) extensively inhabit all seas of Turkey. In the last 40 years, the population of the species has fallen by 50% due to overfishing and degradation of habitats.

Real Estate, Construction And Infrastructure

Çukur & Yılmaz is a real estate and projects law firm widely advising to real estate, construction and infrastructure projects and companies in Turkey and abroad.

Real estate and infrastructure sectors are the accelerators of Turkey economy during last decades. In today’s business environment in our jurisdiction, background of many conglomerates, holdings and groups of companies is based on construction and engineering industry and they do business and projects worldwide. Traditionally, Turkish construction and projects industry is considered one of the leading international players through huge amount of projects developed and managed by these corporates all around the world.

Projects, infrastructure and construction lawyers of Çukur & Yılmaz represent owners, developers, sponsors, contractors, subcontractors, consultants, design professionals and REITs in a broad range of domestic and international construction law matters relating to public and private projects. 

We offer a one-stop shop, advising clients from project inception to conclusion. Whether negotiating complex contracts or prosecuting and defending high-stakes disputes, we partner with our construction and engineering clients to realize their goals wherever they develop or undertake projects.

In addition to working with standard form construction contracts, construction and engineering lawyers of Çukur & Yılmaz create bespoke arrangements to ensure the successful delivery of the commercial aspirations of our clients.  Utilising the complementary experience of our practice teams in areas such as environmental compliance, labor & employment, health and safety and finance also ensures that our advice addresses all relevant considerations for construction projects.

Çukur & Yılmaz’s experienced construction and infrastructure lawyers provide practical, high quality legal services to clients developing and operating infrastructure in sectors of energy, mining, transportation (roads, highways, bridges, ports and airports, etc), communication and utilities. We understand the complex inter-party issues which can arise, enabling us to take the role of a strategic partner to help our clients meet their business objectives.

Real Estate practice of Çukur & Yılmaz provides comprehensive, results-driven legal services to guide our clients through all aspects of real estate activity. We act as trusted advisors to investors, developers and contractors, helping to maximize the benefits of their activities in Turkey and across the globe.

Our team’s real estate and property lawyers are renowned for developing long-lasting partnerships with clients. Our real estate cross-disciplinary team is available to guide clients through complex transactions, enabling them to fully capitalize on real estate investment opportunities.

Çukur & Yılmaz’s real estate lawyers share our expertise across the full range of real estate legal services, from acquisition, planning, financing, development, construction, leasing through to the disposal of real estate assets. Çukur & Yılmaz represent clients in all real estate sectors: office, commercial, retail, industrial, residential, healthcare and hospitality.

As one of the full-service real estate law firms in Turkey, we are also experienced on advising to real estate investment trusts (REITs) as well as rendering legal services to real estate and property companies at M&A and capital markets transactions and compliance & regulatory matters regularly.

Çukur & Yılmaz’s real estate and projects lawyers with contribution of our financing law team counsel project finance and real estate finance transactions, in all kind, including PPP and PFI.

Upward trend in real estate and property investments of foreigners in Turkey create new opportunities for real estate development and real estate portfolio management companies. In Çukur & Yılmaz, our property and real estate lawyers regularly advise these international investors at all aspects of their property and real estate acquisition, investment and management process.

At Çukur & Yılmaz’s real estate, construction and infrastructure practices, our lawyers represent our clients at all types of construction, engineering, projects and real estate disputes  as well as arbitration, mediation and litigation procedures and governmental investigations.

Areas of Focus

  • Real Estate Law and Contracts
  • Real Estate Portfolio Management
  • Construction and Engineering Contracts
  • Zoning, Planning, Land Use
  • Architecture and Design Agreements
  • Supply and Professional Services Agreements
  • EPC / Turnkey Contracts
  • Subcontractor Agreements
  • Building Auditing Agreements
  • Real Estate and Project Development
  • Sponsors
  • Contractors and Subcontractors
  • Urban Regeneration 
  • Lease, Rental and Landlord
  • Commercial Properties
  • Hotels & Resorts
  • Hospitals and Health Projects
  • Industrial and Energy Projects
  • Infrastructure Projects
  • PPP / PFI
  • Ports & Airports
  • Utilities
  • Telecom and Communication Infrastructure
  • Project Finance
  • Asset Finance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Privatizations
  • Expropriation
  • Public Tenders
  • Governmental Agreements
  • Governmental Licences and Permissions
  • Land Allocation
  • Enviromental Law

FINANCE MONTHLY FINTECH AWARDS 2021- Project Finance Law Firm of the Year

FINANCE MONTHLY GLOBAL AWARDS 2019   Project Finance Law Firm of the Year 

ACQ INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 2011 – Project Finance Law Firm of Turkey

ACQ INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 2011 – Real Estate and Construction Law Firm of Turkey