Office Address

Phone Number

+90 212 318 05 17

Fax Number

+ 90 212 318 05 06

Email Address

myuksel@yukselkarkinkucuk.av.tr

Assistant

Ceren Ozturk
+90 212 318 05 05
cozturk@yukselkarkinkucuk.av.tr

Firm Website

www.yukselkarkinkucuk.av.tr

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Firm

YükselKarkinKüçük

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

Istanbul

Firm Phone Number

+90 212 318 05 05

Firm Fax Number

+90 212 318 05 06

Personal Background

Dr. Melek Onaran Yüksel is a partner of YükselKarkınKüçük Attorney Partnership.  She is also the head of the Employment, Pensions and Benefits group.

She specialises in all aspects of employment law. She has extensive experience in dealing with individual and collective labour law, and social security law, advising on both contentious and non-contentious matters.  Melek Yüksel offers legal guidance on complex legal issues, such as those that can arise in large-scale cross border transactions or outsourcing projects, as well as challenging restructuring projects and subsequent large-scale dismissals.

Melek provides legal advice to Turkish and international clients from diverse industry sectors. She represents clients in their dealings and disputes with employees, unions and governmental entities from various sectors, including chemicals, packaging, cosmetics, machinery, pharmaceuticals, steel, services, telecommunications and has been involved in highly leveraged transactions with cross border elements in various sectors.

She is a member of Istanbul Bar Association, Istanbul University Law School Alumni Association and Izmir American Collegiate Institute Alumni Association. She is also a registered foreign lawyer in the UK.

Melek was admitted to practice in 1999.


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

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