About Us

Önen & Kalaç Law Office, founded in 1982 by Attorney Dr.Selim Önen and Attorney Umur Kalaç, is an international law firm dedicated to providing legal counselling, litigation services and advice in English, German and Italian to a diverse range of small and medium- scaled local and foreign enterprises, mainly from Germany and Italy, which are interested in investing and in executing business operations and transactions in Turkey.

More than 35 years of experience in Corporate and Commercial Law, Foreign Investment Law, Labor Law, Company Mergers and Acquisition, Debt Recovery and Collection Cases, Execution and Bankruptcy Law, Intellectual Property Law(IP Law), Real Estate Law,, Law on Pharmaceuticals and OTC Drug Products, obtaining work and residence permits for expatriates living in Turkey, our law firm provides legal counselling and advice to its clients operating in various sectors on a regular basis and represents its clients in litigations, in legal controversies and in international arbitration cases zealously and successfully.

Both the broad experience and in-depth knowledge of our founding partners and our dynamic young team members are in direct contact with our clientele and offer them tailor-made solutions to meet their personal needs.

Our law office, which has successfully pursued the disputes of its German and Italian clients in Turkey as well as its Turkish clients’ disputes in Germany and Italy, have been in affiliations with prominent law firms in Germany and Italy. Currently we are a member of ABL-Alliance of Business Lawyers. ABL is a dynamic global association of leading independent business law firms that is expanding throughout the world. Through its members clients have a one- stop-access point for worldwide legal and tax advice.

Furthermore, our clients benefit from our lawyers’in-depth knowledge as well as from their excellent contact and collaboration with tax consultants, sworn financial advisors and accounting companies, which is an asset that enables our law firm to provide service and attain solutions in such fields other than legal issues, offering its clients a one-stop solution.