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Haluk Eldem

Eldem Attorneys at Law - Istanbul

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  • Gümüşsuyu
  • Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 34437, Taksim

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Main Areas of Law

He is mainly experienced in M&A and joint venture projects for Turkish and cross border companiesi privatization projects, Real estate and construction related projects.

Work Highlights

In his role as head of Real Estate department, he took the lead in multipurpose commercial real estate development projects. He was involved in all aspects of Real Estate projects from title deeds, loan agreements to preparing lease agreements.


Main clients are Tahincioğlu Group, Mondelez International Inc., Sayman Chemicals, Mondi Group, Jacobs Douwe Egberts.


Graduated from the Istanbul University Faculty of Law in 1968 he then establihed his own practice in 1971. He is the managing parter of Eldem Attorneys at Law since then.


Haluk Eldem is the founding Partner in “Eldem Attorneys at Law” and advises on all aspects of Commercial law, Corporate law, Mergers & Acquisitions, food law, bankruptcy and insolvency, real estate and construction law, capital markets law and competition law in Turkey and across multiple jurisdictions. He represented clients in numerous unfair competition and trademark infringement cases. Mr. Eldem has a large clientele base in Turkey established in different industries.

Professional Memberships

İstanbul Bar Association, Member
Union of Turkish Bar Associations, Delegate
TÜGİS / Turkish Food & Beverage Industry Employers Association, Disciplinary Board, Chairman

Industry Sector Expertise

Mr. Eldem advises companies in the food and beverages, packaging, energy, hospitality, construction, jewellery, and medical devices sectors. He also regularly advises companies on their strategic and business issues related to legal matters.

Expert in these Jurisdictions

He is qualified to practice Turkish law.

Languages Spoken

He is fluent in Arabic, English and his native Turkish.


Wrote Turkish Food Legislation with Annotations and Precedents (1990) together with M. Emin Olcay, former member of the Supreme Court.


Istanbul University LLB 1964 - 1968