Office Address

Phone Number

+90 212 318 05 39

Mobile Number

+90 545 831 46 71

Fax Number

+90 212 318 05 06

Email Address


Ceren Ozturk
+90 212 318 05 05

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Main Office Address

Büyükdere Cad. No: 127 Astoria
Tower A, Floors: 6, 7, 24, 25, 26, 27
Tower B, Floor: 24 34394
Esentepe Istanbul, Turkey

Office Locations


Firm Phone Number

+90 212 318 05 05

Firm Fax Number

+90 212 318 05 06

Personal Background

Mr. Başar Kural is a member of the Employment, Pensions and Benefit practice group of YükselKarkınKüçük Law Firm and specialises in labour and employment law matters, including immigration-related activities. He attended an exchange programme between İstanbul University and University of Paris Ouest in 2011 and graduated from İstanbul University, School of Law in 2012. Basar is a member of Robert College Alumni Association and speaks fluent English.

Firm Background

YükselKarkınKüçük Attorney Partnership is a full-service law firm with over 110 lawyers including 9 partners, offering tailored services to domestic and multinational corporate clients, prioritising each client’s needs to their individual specification. The lawyers work in collaborative teams of specific practice areas while offering legal services in diverse fields of law.

With deep industry-specific knowledge and an understanding of trade dynamics, YükselKarkınKüçük aims to provide the best possible solution for our clients to reach their goals and business objectives. We achieve this by closely monitoring legislative provisions, case law, and examine administrative practice, while carefully considering business priorities. We manage all transactions and client issues in an efficient and responsive manner, ensuring that an appropriate level of assistance is provided for each matter.

Chambers Europe, one of the world’s leading and most reputable legal directories, has awarded our firm with the Chambers Europe award for Excellence “Turkey- Law Firm of the Year 2012”, making YKK the “first winner” of this outstanding award in Turkey.  YKK has also been awarded “Turkey- Law Firm of the Year 2013” at the Chambers Europe Award for Excellence.


Our Employment Team

YükselKarkınKüçük Attorney Partnership is one of the few leading law firms housing a team of lawyers fully specialised in employment law. The team provides proactive counselling to lead our clients through laws and regulations governing all employment matters.

Our underlying drive is to develop and implement employee relation policies designed to minimise risk and avoid litigation for employers from all industries. However, when dispute becomes inevitable, our lawyers seek to offer the best possible solutions promptly and effectively.

With experience representing clients in dealings and disputes with employees, unions and governmental entities; our employment lawyers have an understanding of employer’s needs, means and goals in dealing with employees and employer related questions.

We also aim to understand our clients’ needs in whatever sector they operate in and have industry-specific know how in a broad range of sectors.

Sectors we advise:

  • Chemicals
  • Packaging
  • Cosmetics
  • Machinery
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Steel
  • Services
  • Telecommunications
  • Media & Press
  • Tobacco
  • Technology
  • Medical Device
  • Software
  • Textile
  • Sports
  • Electronic Device
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • Hospitals & Medical Clinics
  • Energy
  • Advertising

Firm Practice Areas

  • Aviation
  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Compliance
  • Construction
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Employment
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Environmental
  • European Union
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Trade and Customs
  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Media & Telecommunications
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare
  • Privatisation
  • Project Finance
  • Public Tenders & Government Contracts
  • Real Estate
  • Shipping and Maritime
  • Tax
  • White Collar Crime