INNOVATIVE LEGAL SERVICES

PRACTICE AREAS

 

  • LITIGATION, ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION

    HB provides consultancy and assistance services at both prevention and litigation stages in the most various legal areas.
    Litigation is inherently our prime legal area and HB’s team has vast experience in constantly accompanying the Client on any stage and in any type of proceedings.
    Considering that arbitration and mediation have gradually emerged as an alternative settlement of disputes mechanism, in view of its rapidity, balance between cost and efficiency as well as regarding an active participation of the parties, HB also provides services in this forensic area, whether in conventional.

  • NATIONALITY AND RESIDENCE

    HB provides legal services to Clients intending to apply for Turkey nationality, either recognition or acquisition.
    HB assists its Clients namely with administrative procedures with the Foreigners and Border Service in view of obtaining and renewing entry visas, Resident Permit, family regrouping, Investment Residence Permits.

  • COMMERCIAL, CORPORATE AND M&A

    HB provides consulting, assistance, patronage and follow-up services to Clients on legal issues related with civil and commercial contracts, including the provision of services for specific agreements such as franchising, distribution/agency, transportation, insurance, financial, provisions of services, leasing, joint-ventures, complementary company groupings and other types of grouping and partnerships.
    HB looks for the adequate solution for each Client, dealing namely with the “Start-Ups phenomenon”, incorporation of companies and changes to by-laws, mergers, division of companies, takeovers and transformations, winding-up and liquidation of companies, restructuring groups of companies, regulations of shareholders’ agreements, organizations and preparations of files and documents for investment abroad, preparation and follow-up of corporate documents, corporate secretary services.

     

  • TAX AND SOCIAL SECURITY

    HB’s team provides legal assistance services in national and international tax law issues.

    We accompany corporate and individual Clients regardless of their area of expertise on day-to-day situations or specific operations.

    For that purpose we advise and assist Clients in complying with their tax obligations and elucidate on tax statements issues by providing tax assistance services in respect of different taxes (e.g. Personal Income Tax, Corporate Income Tax, VAT, special consumption taxes, property taxes and stamp duty) and Social Security.

    HB also accompanies its Clients in tax and Social Security litigation, either at judicial or administrative complaint stages.

  • ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND PROCUREMENT CONTRACTS

    HB assists both public and private entities within the scope of administrative law. It is also focused on procurement contracts, namely, public works and public service concessions as well as provision of goods and supplies to the Public Administration.
    Examples of services provided by HB are assistance to Clients in public tenders; drafting concession and public works agreements; assistance in preparing applications and claims before public entities and follow-up on related administrative procedures; legal action in administrative courts, including Non-Contractual Civil Liability of the State and opposition to administrative decisions

  • INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY, COPYRIGHT AND ANCILLARY SERVICES

    With a vast experience in this area, HB provides legal assistance in copyright protection for artists, authors and holders of rights, either individuals or corporate persons. In order to assure the rights of our Clients, HB intervenes in the negotiation and drawing-up of relevant agreements for the exploration and protection of rights over intellectual creations such as artistic, scientific or literary works, software, databases and interpretations or artistic productions, promoting the intellectual property registrations with the relevant entities.
    HB assists you with every legal aspect related with information technologies, social media, Internet and licensing procedures with the relevant entities.
    With regard to data protection, HB advises on authorization requests and notifications to the Data Protection National Committee (CNPD), namely, in respect of databases and video-surveillance systems as well as resulting administrative penalties.
    Concerning industrial property HB will assist you trough the registration of brands, logos, designs or industrial models, patents and utility models. HB is eligible to apply for registration with every institute and organization of which Turkey is a member as well as directly in several countries directly through solid local partnerships.

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