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PRACTICES

  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Disputes
  • General Corporate
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Commercial Dispute Litigation
  • Foreclosure
  • Inheritance Law

 

INDUSTRIES

  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Development
  • Oil & Gas
  • Infrastructure and Construction
  • Corporate Governance
  • Retail

 

EDUCATION

  • Yeditepe University, Institute of Social Sciences, Doctorate Degree, in Private Law (Pending)
  • Istanbul Commerce University, Institute of Social Sciences, LL.M. in Banking and Finance, 2006
  • Marmara University, School of Law, Bachelor of Law Degree, 2002

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Istanbul Bar Association (Turkey)

LANGUAGES

  • English

 

 

 

Mr. Nazım Olcay Kurt

Partner 

Mr. Nazım Olcay Kurt is a partner with a particular focus on the real estate sector.  Mr. Kurt began his legal career at Hergüner as a trainee in 2001, became an associate in 2003, a managing associate in 2011 and a partner in 2016. Besides his specialitation in real estate matters and disputes he also has extensive experience in commercial and real estate litigation, negotiating residential and commercial real estate projects, real estate development, permitting and licensing, structuring real estate sections of energy and infrastructure projects and international commercial dispute resolution and representing domestic and international clients in the Turkish Courts of First Instance and before the Appellate Courts.
 

MEMBERSHIP AND AFFILIATIONS 

  • Etik Değerler Merkezi (EDMER) – Ethical Values Center Association, Founder and Chairman
  • TKYD (Corporate Governance Association of Turkey)
  • International Law Institute (ILI-Istanbul), Founding Member
  • Center for Strategic Thinking in Real Estate (GISP)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Real Estate Turkey Magazine, “Urban Regeneration of Historical Buildings” (November 2016)
  • Real Estate Turkey Magazine, “Emergency State and the Effects on the Real Estate Market” (September 2016)
  • Real Estate Turkey Magazine, “Hotel Operations in Residential Projects” (July 2016)
  • Real Estate Turkey Magazine, “2020 Nightmare of Real Estate Investors" (May 2016)
  • Hergüner Bilgen Özeke Newsletter, Real Estate Investment Funds: Appealing New Investment Vehicles
  • Hergüner Bilgen Özeke Newsletter, “Overview of Turkish Oil and Gas legislation, Radical Changes in Residential and Workplace Rentals Under the Draft Turkish Code of Obligations”
  • Hergüner Bilgen Özeke Newsletter, “Persistent Legislative Initiative Concerning 2B Class Forestland in Turkey”
  • Hergüner Bilgen Özeke Newsletter, “Lease vs. Right of Construction: Which Wins Out in a New Real Estate Development?”

PRESENTATIONS, SPEECHES & INTERVIEWS  

  • GYODER (The Association of Real Estate and Real Estate Investment Companies), “Workshop on Sale of Residential Property with Advance Payment” (Instructor, 2014)
  • TEID (Ethics & Reputation Society) & Trace International, Inc. Anti-Bribery Workshop, “The Anti-Corruption Landscape in MENAT (Middle East North Africa Turkey) Regulatory Developments & Enforcement”  (Speaker, 2014)
  • EDMER (ELA-Ethical Leader Academy), “Ethical Values for Attorneys at Law” (Instructor, 2015)