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Istanbul

E-mail:   [email protected]

Phone:  +90 212 214 7040

Mobile: +90 533 190 5570

Mustafa Bozkurt

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Biography

Mustafa Bozkurt is a real court room lawyer. He is a silent shark. His adversaries cannot know where he comes from and makes his vital hits.

Mustafa is versatile and knows how to handle a case all the way from strategic planning to affirmance on the end of the proceeding. Mustafa takes a holistic, problem solving approach to meet his client’s objectives and serve their business needs.

Mustafa is specializing in dispute resolution practice with over 15 years of experience in representing clients in commercial and criminal litigation.Mustafa Bozkurt spent many years as a litigation associate in the major Turkish law firm before founding Bozkurt | Bozkurt.

Throughout his career, Mustafa advised foreign and local clients, including strategic investors and private equity firms, in their conflicts and disputes in relation to their investments in Turkey. 

Mustafa was involved in commercial and corporate law matters and disputes as well as white collar crimes, criminal investigations, and civil law actions including enforcement proceedings, temporary attachments, and preliminary injunctions. His experience also extends to complex insolvency cases and bankruptcy proceedings. 

 

Mustafa Bozkurt successfully represented for a broad range of clients, including large corporates, private equity houses, financial institutions, banks, well-known insurance companies and individuals in complex litigation matters acting for the defendants and the plaintiffs, appearing before civil and criminal courts, administrative courts, courts of appeal, and various administrative investigations.

 

Representative Clients

  • Baxter                                         

  • Corning

  • Lear

  • Leica

  • Cisco

  • Dow Chemical

  • Bekaert Textile

  • Componenta

  • Teradata

  • Symantec

  • A European Municipality

  • Roxcel GmbH

  • Axa Insurance

  • Yapi Kredi Insurance Company

  • Café Nero

 

Notable Representations

  • Represented a Fortune 500 media conglomerate company regarding entertainment disputes, enforcement proceedings, and criminal proceedings.

  • Acted for one of the biggest Turkish and American pharma companies related to a portfolio compensation claim.

  • Represented US-based computer security software company in connection with a complex commercial dispute arising from contractual relation.

  • Represented a US-based IT service management company related to a complex commercial dispute arising from distribution agreement and employment disputes.

  • Represented a US-based software company in connection with employment disputes.

  • Acted for a Finland company in relation to all several matters of litigation, as well as corporate, commercial, criminal investigations, tax disputes, and employment matters.

  • Represented a US-based networking hardware company in connection with employment disputes.

  • Acted for a US-based auto parts manufacturer in relation to a series of employment matters.

  • Represented a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical manufacturer in relation to a commercial dispute arising from a distributor agreement and employment matters.

  • Advised a leading Japanese manufacturer of digital devices in relation to a commercial dispute arising from a distribution agreement.

  • Advised and acted for a Swedish pharmaceutical company regarding commercial and IP disputes.

  • Acted for an Austrian manufacturing company in connection with white-collar crime investigation and debt collection proceedings.

  • Advised an Israeli vehicles company in relation to IP litigation matters. 

  • Advised a European municipality regarding recognition of foreign court awards and debt collection proceedings in Turkey.

  • Represented a few leading insurance companies regarding asset recovery and debt collection proceedings in Turkey.

  • Acted for a Belgium textile company in relation to its labor union and strike disputes.

  • Represented a prominent Chinese businessman in a fraud case and its criminal proceedings.

  • Advised a high-net-worth Asian businessman for a criminal proceeding in connection with cross-border corruption allegations.

  • Represented a major Turkish health care provider as a lead counsel in relation to its debt collection proceedings.

  • Advised a North African company in connection with a foreign court judgment enforcement proceeding.

  • Represented a Turkish businessman in multiple complex debt collection proceedings and high-profile criminal prosecution.

  • Represented one of the largest Turkish logistic firms in multiple actions asserting claims arising out of contractual obligations.  

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Insurance Litigation

  • Criminal Proceedings

  • Contractual and Partnership Disputes

  • Employment Litigation

  • Bankruptcy

  • Debtor - Creditor Disputes

  • Asset Recovery and Debt Collection

  • Administrative Disputes

Education

  • Queen Mary University of London, LLM

  • Istanbul University Faculty of Law

 

Admissions

  • The Turkish Bars Association

  • Istanbul Bar Association