Dispute Resolution

Dündar Sır Law Firm has handled commercial, construction and investment arbitrations in world’s most preferred arbitration venues including ICC, UNCITRAL, ISTAC (İstanbul Arbitration Center), and ICSID, as well as in an ad hoc arbitration tribunal.
Litigation
Litigation has been a cornerstone of our practice since the firm’s inception. By the end of 2021, the firm has handled tens of thousands of lawsuits and over 60.000 debt collection proceedings. Sophisticated clients including leading banks in Turkey (T. İş Bank, Garanti BBVA Odeabank), operators and investors of biggest infrastructure projects, pre-eminent hotels and marinas, as well as sovereign States entrust us with their intricate disputes considering our remarkable track record of success.

Our litigation team regularly handles complex commercial litigation, contractual and project-related disputes, unfair competition, trademark infringement, international litigation, defective products and product liability claims, real estate and lease disputes, labor disputes, mass consumer litigation and mass or individual debt collection and bankruptcy proceedings.

Our litigation practice also covers the tax issues. The firm advises domestic and international companies and individuals with regards to taxation aspects of legal transactions, tax obligations of individuals and companies, tax disputes, tax restructuring, and tax compromise.

The members of our diverse team are recognized for their considerable experience, solution-oriented and strategic approach, as well as creativity. We pride ourselves on our capability to tailor our strategy to match the client’s objectives.

With our 200+ strategic business partners across Turkey, as well as international relationships that provide us a global reach, we are able to mobilize wherever and whenever needed, and to provide clients a timely and cost-effective service.

Arbitration
Dündar Sır Law Firm has handled commercial, construction and investment arbitrations in world’s most preferred arbitration venues including ICC, UNCITRAL, ISTAC (İstanbul Arbitration Center), and ICSID, as well as in an ad hoc arbitration tribunal. We are also specialized in the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Turkey.

Our arbitration clients include sovereign States and European, African and Asian entities and government contractors involved in many industries including construction, engineering, and energy.

Mediation
Mediation before an impartial and experienced mediator who is knowledgeable regarding the subject matter of the dispute has become the most common ADR method used in recent years since a timely dispute resolution is essential in this era of speed.

Our service as mediator includes the resolution of employment disputes and commercial disputes. In recent years, Dündar Sır’s certified mediators have achieved exceptional results in the disputes involving labor and employment litigation, shareholder disagreements, contractual disputes, and lease agreements.