About Us

Önen & Kalaç Law Office was founded by Attorney Dr. Selim Önen and Attorney Umur Kalaç in 1982 and offers services in the fields of legal consulting and litigation to foreign and domestic entities particularly German and Italian clients operating and investing in Turkey.

Having gained deep experience over years in Corporate and Commercial Law, Liabilities and Insolvency, Intellectual Property Rights, Trademarks, Real Estate Development and Investment Transactions, Pharmaceuticals Law along with work and residence permits of expatriates, Joint Ventures and Contracts, Company Mergers & Acquisition, Credit Recovery and Debt Restructuring, our office provides regular legal consulting service to foreign and domestic companies in various sectors and represent these companies successfully in legal disputes, lawsuits and international arbitration cases.

Our clients can have direct contact to experienced founding partners in our team as well as dynamic young members, and find solutions customized to their needs.

We played a significant role in the 1980s when Pharmaceutical Companies were founded and had been developing in Turkey and provided consulting service in drafting of the legal framework regulating the industry; and we also played an important role in making of the joint venture and consortium agreements of some public entities mainly in transportation sector.

Our office, which has successfully represented German and Italian clients in respect of disputes in Turkey and Turkish clients in respect of disputes in these countries, has been acting in collaboration with Diem & Partner, one of the leading law offices of Germany, for about 20 years. Diem & Partner established an attorney partnership by enrolling to Istanbul Bar Association in 2009

The office is in close cooperation with tax consultants, sworn financial advisers and accounting companies and provides its services in German , Italian and English languages.