Published on November 22, 2007
DAYIOGLU LAW FIRM DLF: DAYIOGLU LAW FIRM DLF CEVDET DAYIOGLU OYA DAYIOGLU CEMAL S.DAYIOGLU MURAT C. DAYIOGLU DLF - ESTABLISHED in 1927: DLF - ESTABLISHED in 1927 DLF was established by M. Cemal Dayioglu in 1927. At that period litigation and consultancy services were provided to French Companies which were operating bor and coal mines in Anatolia. SECOND GENERATION LAWYER OF DLF: SECOND GENERATION LAWYER OF DLF Mr. Cevdet Dayioglu as second generation lawyer in the family provided the firm to develop in Istanbul. Cevdet Dayioglu speaks English and French and still with the firm as managing partner. THIRD GENERATION LAWYERS OF DLF: THIRD GENERATION LAWYERS OF DLF Mrs. Oya Dayioglu in 1985 Mr. Cemal Dayioglu in 1986 and Murat C. Dayioglu in 1991 joined the firm as third generation lawyers. Current partners Oya Dayioglu and Cemal Dayioglu speak English and French, Murat C. Dayioglu speaks English, COMMERCIAL LAW : COMMERCIAL LAW DLF is specialized in private law and especially has experience of trade companies regarding commercial law. Till to day establishment of many local and foreign based companies, Merger & Acquisition and due diligence projects have been carried out successfully. Also Consultancy services are provided to foreign companies which are willing to make investments in Turkey. As a project we carried out recently regarding this matter, we completed due diligence and SPA procedures of an insurance company on behalf of Mapfre S.A. and acquisition concluded successfully CONSULTANCY SERVICES: CONSULTANCY SERVICES DLF is also specialized in management of international and local contracts as well as consultancy services. Original contracts in English and Turkish, have been drawn up for many companies regarding issues with the establishment of companies, rent, leasing, labor, sale and Purchase, distribution, agency, know-how and Joint Venture. Presently many companies are using template contracts made by the firm. REAL ESTATE LAW & FIDIC CONTRACTS: REAL ESTATE LAW & FIDIC CONTRACTS DLF is also specialized in real estate law and experienced in adaptation of FIDIC contract formats to Turkish Law and to requirements of each case at hand. Educational seminars are presented regarding FIDIC contracts in cooperation with PFD consultancy TR. REIT EXPERIENCE : REIT EXPERIENCE DLF with its expert personnel and solution partners, provides services which require special knowledge and licenses such as establishment of real estate investment trusts and real estate appraisal services. Consultancy services are provided to English and Turkish Investors of Cumberland REIT which is presently being establish. PHARMACY & HEALTH CARE SECTORS EXPERIENCES: PHARMACY & HEALTH CARE SECTORS EXPERIENCES DLF is well-known in pharmacy and health care sectors. Presently American pharmaceutical companies as Eli&Lilly and Abbott Laboratories are represented as a accredited counsel. Litigation services for companies Bayer and Roches were carried out. Besides consultancy and litigation services had been provided to 3M Turkey for health care and dental products for more than 10 years, Consultancy and litigation services are provided to local pharmaceutical companies INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DLF have been representing local and international right owners regarding Intellectual Properties. There are two in-house IP lawyers working for the firm. Regarding IP investigations DLF works with an out source company. DLF carried out first investigation process of a police operation which took place in March 2007 against counterfeit medicine organization. TRAVEL LAW: TRAVEL LAW DLF is a member of International Forum Of Tourism and Travel Advocates (IFTTA) and Mr. Murat Dayıoglu has served as member of board of directors for a term. DFL as one of the founders of tourism law and have been representing many local and foreign hotel chains, tour operators, airlines and transportation companies. Common projects carried out with Ministry of Tourism made DLF experienced in long term leasing of state lands which are reserved for tourism and building of hotels and tourism facilities, ENTERTAINMENT LAW : ENTERTAINMENT LAW DLF is experience in Entertainment law. Turkey’s top movie makers and producers represented by the Firm. Our Firm is one of the rare law firms which have experience in IFTA (The Independent Film & Television Alliance ) arbitration applications in Turkey . PPP LAW: PPP LAW DLF is the leading law firm on PPP schemes in Turkey. Mr. Murat Dayioglu was the Moderator of PPP Law section of International PPP Summit 2006 in Ankara and he presented a study on Turkish PPP Law. Furthermore Mr Murat Dayioglu attends as a trainer to PPP seminars organized by DLF’s solution partner PFD Co. DLF and GPO ( Spanish based international project development company) has won a tender in April 2007 regarding development of health care and health services by using PPP schemes in Turkey which the tender is made by Turkish Ministry of Health and financed by Spanish government grants. MARITIME LAW: MARITIME LAW DLF has been providing litigation and consultancy services in the area of maritime- law for many years. Especially on the areas of Marine Insurance, standard BIMCO agreements as Bare board, ship management and Ship Dealings, Ship Mortgage procedures, Financing agreements and all other services which maybe required by Finance Companies, Insurance Companies and Ship owners are provided by the firm. Regarding Maritime Law, Prof. Dr. Yalcin Cakalir, Galatasaray University Faculty of Law- Maritime Law Department Chairman, represents our Office as a solution partner. Prof. Cakalir is one of the respected lexperts of Istanbul Maritime Trade Court. Regarding Ship finance, Kuwait based Al Medina Finance and Investment Co. is represented by DLF since April 2007, Preparation of Legal infrastructure of Ship dealings with the method of Murabaha (borrowings-debts in accordance with Islamic law) in conformity with the Turkish Law studies are being carried out by DLF . First Ship Finance with such method took place in May 2007. SOLUTION PARTNERS: SOLUTION PARTNERS DLF is the legal counsel of Deloitte and Touche Turkey. DLF provides services, regarding financial services especially on the areas such as tax, audit , financial and legal due diligence with Deloitte & Touche and The Firm provides services on Contract management, Real-Estate Investment Trusts , Real-Estate Appraisal Expertise and PPP consultancy with PFD Consulting .