Serkan GÜL

Hergüner Bilgen Özeke Attorney Partnership, Partner

Serkan Gül is the head of our Real Estate practice group. Mr. Gül is one of the most respected names in the Turkish real estate sector for his practical, solutions-based approach to complex transactions involving multiple stakeholders and regulatory authorities, as well as his significant involvement in real estate-based organizations in Turkey such as the Association of Real Estate Companies and Real Estate Investment Companies and the Platform for Strategic Thinking in Real Estate.

Mr. Gül advises clients in every aspect of real estate transactions, including asset and share deals, from the project`s inception to completion. He has extensive experience in real estate investment funds and trusts, sale and leaseback transactions, construction, and zoning and permitting in deals that include residential properties, offices, shopping centers, hotels, and port facilities. Some of his most noteworthy work has included the sale of properties that had previously sat idle for long periods of time due to cost overruns and regulatory delays.

 

HONORS & AWARDS

Ranked Band 1 in Chambers & Partners Europe 2018 for Real Estate

Ranked Band 1 in Chambers & Partners Europe 2017 for Real Estate

Ranked Band 1 in Chambers & Partners Europe 2016 for Real Estate

Recognized by Chambers & Partners Europe 2015 as a leader in Real Estate

Recognized by Legal 500 as a leader in Real Estate and Construction, 2015

Sources offer effusive praise for market-leading lawyer Serkan Gül: "He is one of the best real estate lawyers in Turkey. He has extensive expertise, and the ability to create innovative solutions for complex problems, as well as impressive negotiation skills." Chambers & Partners, Europe, Real Estate, 2015

“Serkan Gül is considered by market sources to be one of the pioneers in the market. ”His work with international clients is enhanced by his English educational background.” Chambers & Partners, Europe , Real Estate, 2014

 

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

Association of Real Estate and Real Estate Investment Companies, Gayrimenkul ve Gayrimenkul Yatırım Ortaklığı Derneği (GYODER)

Strategic Thinking in Real Estate, Gayrimenkul için Strateji Platformu (GİSP)

International Law Institute

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Thomson Reuters – Commercial Real Estate in Turkey: Overview, February 2018, co-author

Chambers & Partners – Global Practice Guides: Real Estate Guide, Law & Practice chapter ,April 2017, co-author

WLG – Doing Business 2017: Property Survey, March 2016, co-author

Who’s Who – Investor’S Guide Turkey 2016: Substantial Experience of all Property Matters, March 2016, co-author

 

RECENT PRESENTATIONS & INTERVIEWS

Corporate Governance Association of Turkey Training, “Real Estate Investment Partnership Legislation” (Speaker, Oct. 2017)

Share Real Estate Conferences, (Speaker, 2014)

Gayrimenkul Türkiye Magazine, Roundtable discussion on the Real Estate sector (Participant, Sept-Oct. 2014)

MIPIM, Improving the Investment Climate in Turkey (Speaker, 2013)


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