Fırat Namlı is a partner at Akol and head of our Dispute Resolution practice. He is also specialized in Corporate Commercial, Labour and Employment law and is a licenced mediator registered with the Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Justice.
Fırat represents clients in legal disputes related to their investments involving commercial, company and liability in civil law actions. He has extensive experience across a broad range of court actions for creditors, seizures, liens, insolvency cases and bankruptcy proceedings. Fırat has represented clients before national courts in commercial litigation, IP disputes, unfair competition, employment law litigation, insolvency, bankruptcy and liability law. In addition, he has in-depth experience in advertisement regulations in sectors such as healthcare, pharmaceutical, education, cosmetics, tobacco and alcohol.
Fırat practices mediation since 2014 in domestic civil and commercial matters. He is a licensed mediator within Turkish Ministry of Justice (MoJ) since 2016.
Prior to joining our Firm, Fırat was an in-house senior legal counsel for Turkcell, the largest GSM mobile operator in the country and Doğan Holding, one of Turkey’s biggest conglomerates. In addition, he has gained his experience at reputable Turkish law firms in the corporate and dispute resolution departments.
Fırat has a strong academician background. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. from Ankara University for Civil and Private Law. Prior to that, he served as the Deputy Faculty Secretary at Çağ University School of Law and Research Fellow at Eastern Mediterranean University School of Law.
• Dispute Resolution
• Corporate Commercial
• Intellectual Property & Data Protection
• Administrative Law
• Real Estate
• Execution, Enforcement & Debt Collection
• Investigations & White Collar Crime
Bars and Courts
Istanbul Bar Association, 2009
Turkish Ministry of Justice (MoJ), 2016
Ph.D., Ankara University, Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law, (Anticipated 2017)
LL.M., Eastern Mediterranean University, School of Law, 2005
LL.B., Eastern Mediterranean University, School of Law, 2002