Construction and Real Estate Law

Moroğlu Arseven combines legal expertise from across a range of practice areas to support construction and real estate clients throughout the complete life-cycle of their projects. Our team of local experts advises a range of industry players regarding construction and real estate law, supporting a strategic and cost effective approaches to a wide range of legal issues. Clients include developers, general contractors and sub-contractors, operators, owners/lessors, lessees, lenders, private and institutional investors, construction engineers, architects and other professionals.

The firm assists local and foreign clients during all aspects of transactional construction and real estate matters. Our support includes end-to-end assistance, from real estate due diligence, project development and market entry, through to sales, merger and acquisitions, joint-ventures, spin-offs, structuring and financing of real estate projects, as well as disposal and divestment of real estate and real estate related assets. Our real estate finance experience includes acquisition financing and securitization, among other complex structures and vehicles commonly used in Turkey and internationally. Past clients represent all points of view in secured transactions, as well as sell-and-leaseback transactions. We have particular experience representing foreign and local clients through all types of transactions before public notaries and government authorities in relation to real estate in Turkey.

We regularly advise clients about preparing and negotiating transactional documents for real estate acquisition and financing, tender documents, consortium issues, short and long term leases and facility management issues, as well as contracts for development, construction and sub-contractors, respectively. We are experienced advising on corporate restructuring, administrative law and liabilities for contractors or subcontractors, as well as disputes between lessors and lessees. Drawing on our strong dispute resolution team, we also provide clients with dispute avoidance and management services, lead mediations and manage risks in construction and real estate projects. If a dispute becomes inevitable, we have the experience and capacity to represent our clients before various forums across Turkey or abroad.