Real Estate

Real estate law is an important part of property law which concerns all segments of society. Erdem & Erdem has been providing legal support to its clients in the real estate sector for many years and represents its clients in all kinds of real estate disputes. The firm offers consultancy especially in the purchase and sale of real estate, title deed transactions, leasing, rental and purchase-sale contracts, contracts for work and services, contracts regarding establishment of rights in rem and personal rights, and drafting of mortgage contracts.

Our lawyers serving in the field of real estate law closely follow legislation related to immovable property. They supervise the compliance of construction projects with zoning and other requirements and provide support in obtaining the necessary permits and licenses.

Erdem & Erdem represents may companies in the field of real estate finance, such as capital investors, developers, owners, lenders, prime contractors, real estate investment trusts, public-private partnerships, subcontractors, architects, multinational corporations, port management authorities, and airline operators. Our lawyers, who support their clients in the development, leasing, acquisition and transfer of real estate assets both individually and on a portfolio basis, also provide services to banks and other financial institutions that provide construction loans secured by various types of real estate.

Our team represents our clients operating in the real estate sector before the courts in all kinds of disputes. The subject of these disputes includes execution of title deeds and zoning, remuneration, expropriation, rental, and elimination of joint ownership. Our lawyers have been successfully representing our clients in disputes concerning the field of real estate for many years, as well as in litigation before national and international arbitration institutions.

In addition to resolving disputes through the courts, our lawyers also provide consultancy services on the acquisition of property by foreigners and the establishment of rights in rem. In addition, our experts in the field of real estate law provide assistance with registration examination procedures before the land registry and cadaster directorates and municipalities, and the determination of the value of real estate. Our team understands the unique aspects of each property and can address the legal challenges implicated by a mixed-use property combining hotel, retail, office, and residential uses.

Real Estate

Projects Involved

  • Representing a private equity company in a housing project
  • Representing an Emirati multinational real estate development company as lead counsel for the luxurious construction project located in the European part of İstanbul.
  • Representing a Turkish construction company as lead counsel for the construction project for housing in Latvia.
  • Representing British investors in relation with the incorporation of a company and real estate development in Turkey


Prof. Dr. H. Ercüment Erdem Prof. Dr. H. Ercüment Erdem Founder and Senior Partner
Piraye Erdem Piraye Erdem Founder and Managing Partner
Özgür Kocabaşoğlu Özgür Kocabaşoğlu Partner and Head of Corporate
Süleyman Sevinç Süleyman Sevinç Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution
Mert Karamustafaoğlu Mert Karamustafaoğlu Partner, Competition and Compliance Leader
Alper Uzun Alper Uzun Partner and Mediator
Canan Doksat Canan Doksat Partner and Tax Leader
İbrahim Onur Baysal İbrahim Onur Baysal Partner and Capital Markets Leader
Didem Adlığ Sönmez Didem Adlığ Sönmez Managing Associate
Duygu Öner Ayçiçek Duygu Öner Ayçiçek Senior Associate
Ceren Eke Ceren Eke Associate
Ece Özsü Ece Özsü Associate

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