Being a member of our firm

We offer all members of our firm unique career opportunities in a professional environment that encourages personal development. Attracting the best and advancing talent is at the core of our strategy as we strive to be the very best in the market. All members of our team are given the chance to enhance their skills and to build experience alongside colleagues who are the leading players in their field.

As an energetic and growing law firm, we provide a thriving workplace with countless challenges for highly accomplished and motivated team members.

We are committed to our employees, and value their commitment to our clients. We encourage our lawyers and business support staff to take responsibilities and further their careers. Our dynamic work place inspires close team work across our departments and provides the necessary support and access to learning and career development experiences.

We are always looking to add excellent people to our team.

What else?
You should be self-motivated, efficient, enthusiastic, articulate, and demonstrate a professional demeanor.  We also appreciate people with a novel way of thinking who can bring different perspectives.

Professionals

Our senior professionals and lawyers are very important to us and we seek the finest talent, experience and knowledge. If you consider yourself ambitious, passionate about law, a good communicator and talented in fostering excellent relations with clients, we would like to hear from you.

What you can expect during your career with us: 

      You will gain valuable experience working on a range of transactions and will be encouraged and supported in taking on increased responsibility as you demonstrate you can handle it.

     You will work on major deals for clients who are among the most well-known players internationally and in Turkey, and you will have exposure to client development.

    You will work closely with Partners in the firm who are specialists in their areas.

     You will be recognized for your contributions and for the value you create, particularly from the standpoint of your career development path.

If learning from others who strive to be outstanding players in the legal profession is a prime motive for making a change in your career, you could be a perfect match to our team.

Our Requirements:

      For experienced lawyers, we are looking for a certain pedigree in your career history to date. This may include having worked for leading local or international law firms, but significant in-house experience can also be an advantage.

     Advanced command of written and spoken English (TOEFL score of 105 or higher or an IELTS (Academic) score of 7.0 or higher)

     Excellent communication skills

     Commitment to hard work and high quality.

When applying, please include your diploma with your resume, and include details of your past experience.

For male applicants, we also require proof of your military service status.

We encourage you to include reference letter(s) with your application, rather than just reference names.

Samples of your work product that you wish to include will also be taken into consideration.

Please send applications to hr@akol.av.tr including the position that you are applying for (such as Banking & Finance Associate, M&A Senior Associate, etc.) and your name in the subject line.

Legal Interns

You will learn by doing with excellent coaching and mentoring along the way.  We value our interns as the future of our firm, and we are committed to helping you gain the necessary experience as you embark on your path to qualification.  Our Legal Internship program is intended for current law school students in their final year.

Our Requirements:

     Excellent academic record and commitment to learning

     Advanced command of written and spoken English (TOEFL score of 105 or higher or an IELTS (Academic) score of 7.0 or higher)

     Very good communication skills

     Commitment to hard work and high quality.

When applying, please include your current and projected GPA at graduation, with a breakdown of your scores for each of your core courses. Also include details of any work experience you have gained, such as summer internship positions.

We encourage you to include reference letter(s) with your application, rather than just reference names.

Applications for legal internships will be accepted until end of May 2017, but due to the number of applications we receive it is an advantage to apply earlier.

Please send applications to hr@akol.av.tr including the position that you are applying for (“Legal Intern”) and your name in the subject line.

Summer Trainees

Kick start your legal career early by applying to our summer internship. Our summer trainee program will provide you with experience and knowledge that you can use throughout your legal career. This intensive one month program is available during the summer months and is intended for third year law school students.

Our Requirements:

     Excellent academic record and commitment to learning

     Advanced command of written and spoken English (TOEFL score of 105 or higher or an IELTS (Academic) score of 7.0 or higher)

When applying, please include your current and projected GPA at graduation, with a breakdown of your scores for each of your core courses taken to date. Also include details of any work experience you have gained, such as other summer internship positions.

We encourage you to include reference letter(s) with your application, rather than just reference names.

Applications for our summer 2017 slots will be accepted until end of March 2017, but due to the number of applications we receive it is an advantage to apply earlier.

Please send applications to hr@akol.av.tr including the position that you are applying for (“Summer Intern”) and your name in the subject line.