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Middle East & African Desk

International Legal Team


KILIÇ & Partners African and Middle Easten Legal Desk, based in our Istanbul office, provides provide international professional legal services representation and consultation for companies and clients based in Arabic speaking countries in addition to African countries on their activities in Turkey as well as to Turkish clients on their projects in these area. The team is led by Dr. Harun KILIÇ, LL.M., and coordinated by Dr. cand. Siobhan Yorgun, LL.M. in assistance. with international legal counsel providing advice to clients in English, Arabic, French, Dutch, Mandarin, and Turkish


Siobhan in particular has experience in African mining, regulatory advice and assistance; banking and pension fund litigation and arbitration, administrative law, public procurement (tender) advice for both government and private sector entities; and pharmaceutical regulatory and compliance advice. The team also offers consultations on international trade, cross-border transactions, Islamic finance and sukuk, and corporate activities.

Our practice areas are varied and extensive, although we pride ourselves on being able to tailor our legal services, to fit our individual corporate clients business needs. As well as Afrikaans, English, French and Arabic amongst other languages spoken. Within our team we have native Turkish, Dutch, Ukranian, Kazakh and Russian qualified lawyers and we are able to provide our legal services, both in Turkey and abroad including the Africa, EU, CIS and Americas, with substantial knowledge of Middle Eastern law and regulation, as well as considerable experience in International cross border business issues.


The KILIÇ & Partners African Legal Team, regularly advises Turkish companies on the legal matters of their projects in the African region including North African member countries as well as South Africa. We also cooperate with experienced African legal partners.

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We specialize in a number of sectors, including:

  • Oil, Gold & Diamonds
  • Banking & Finance
  • Mining & Commodities
  • Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
  • Construction & Tourism
  • Transport & Logistic
Our principle areas of focus are:
  • Competition Law and Compliance
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Arbitration & Negotiations
  • Cross border M&A
  • Public Private Partnership
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Consumer Goods & Retail
  • Intellectual Property
  • Financial Transaction
  • Real Estate Acquisitions

Please contact any member of the team directly

or call the African and Middle Eastern Desk

Call: +90 212 277 4111
or send us a message
and we will call you back


KILIÇ & Partners Law Firm Turkey, your legal partner for doing business in the Middle East & Africa


Please see our other International desks, and colleagues for assistance in your own language and business law requirements. Our law firm based in Istanbul, have International legal desks covering CIS and Russia, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.


See our experienced Partners and Associates who specialise in various other areas of law including Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate Law , Infrastructure, Mining & Commodities, Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare, Competition Law, eBusiness and many more sectors covering the full legal spectrum, for cross border corporate transactions and business operations.
Contact the team for our full business guidelines package, for your chosen country.

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