Burçin Barlas is the founding partner of Barlas Law Firm. He has extensive experience in commercial and corporate law, foreign investment law, contracts and real estate. Besides his membership to Istanbul Bar association, Burçin is also a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), Turkish-British Chamber of Commerce and Industry, American Chamber of Commerce and he is enlisted in the reference list of Australian Consulate in Turkey.
Prior incorporating Barlas Law Firm, he has worked in many due diligence projects, mergers and acquisitions, privatizations and international structuring projects in a variety of sectors, including energy, health, finance, construction, insurance and real estate. Burçin assists his clients with the establishment of all types of business entities, limited liability companies, Joint Stock Companies and REICs (Real Estate Investment Companies).
He has extensive experience handling all aspects of corporate liquidations, insolvencies, restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings as well as protecting his clients’ rights with debt recovery and other remedies when faced with insolvency. Burçin’s articles have been published at Oxford University Press and the World Report of the World Bank including reputable legal web sites such as mondaq.com. He also organizes lectures to corporations regarding the amendments in the new Turkish Commercial Code that was promulgated in July 2012.
Prior incorporating Barlas Law Firm, Burçin worked as a Consultant Lawyer at the legal department of PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Following graduation from Feyziye Mektepleri Vakfı Private Işık High School on full scholarship, Burçin took his LL.B degree from Marmara University Law School and completed his LL.M (master’s degree) at Stockholm University, with full scholarship granted from the Swedish Government, specializing in European Union Law.
English and German are the foreign languages that Burçin is capable of speaking.
About Barlas Law Firm:
In a world where both business risks and opportunities are continuously evolving, Barlas Law Firm sees the whole picture and is dedicated and equipped to help clients across the spectrum of their critical business and legal issues.
To be at the forefront of the legal profession requires foresight, a desire to share ideas and a willingness to have a voice on issues of importance. We have the confidence to challenge existing thinking and to push boundaries.
We provide legal services based on the principles of teamwork, collaboration, and commitment to client service. We take time to understand our clients’ businesses so we can work as an extension of their team. We help them navigate a challenging landscape through focused, innovative, and high quality service.