Specializing in Dispute Resolution, Commercial Law & Litigation, Insolvency & Asset Management
MARITIME TRANSPORT, LOGISTICS & SHIPPING
ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION & ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN JUDGEMENTS
RISK MANAGEMENT & CONTRACTS
CONSTRUCTION & REAL PROPERTY DISPUTES
DEBT COLLECTION, BANKRUPTCY &
EMPLOYMENT & COMPENSATION
Aydın Attorneys at Law is a specialist firm in international dispute settlement, recognized for its practice in cross-border litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. The firm’s portfolio includes disputes arising from construction and real property projects, shipping contracts, agency and distributorship agreements, loan agreements and employment relationships.
As providing niche legal services with a persistent focus on litigation and commercial law, the firm’s only existing advisory services are consciously limited to regulatory compliance, dispute avoidance and liability mitigation.
Aydın Law provides strategic advice from the early stages of a project or transaction to avoid costly disputes or reach early settlements. Where a dispute is unavoidable, the firm represents clients before courts and tribunals in accordance with the highest international standards, often time in close collaboration with foreign law firms on multi-jurisdictional matters. In assisting in high-stakes disputes, the firm has an established working relationship with other professionals, such as transactional counsels and third-party funders.
The firm values acting as go-to advisors to its clients wherever they feel the need for innovative, strategic, and rock-solid legal advice.
MEET OUR FOUNDER
Kemal is the founder and owner of Aydın Law, specializing in commercial litigation, especially in complex disputes. For over 17 years, he has developed a busy practice mainly in international commercial law, maritime transportation, technology and energy, real estate, construction and distributorship disputes, as well as debt recovery and bankruptcy.
Clients turn to Kemal whether they are a Korean technology company enforcing IP rights in Turkey, a US medical equipment manufacturer collecting receivables from a regional distributor, a Chinese shipping giant entrusting him with full power to manage legal affairs, or a Japanese bank filing for the bankruptcy of a publicly-traded jewelry company.
Kemal has also built up significant experience in labor litigation having acted in dozens of labor disputes. In addition to litigation, he routinely provides tailor-made solutions at every juncture of employer-employee relations. He mainly advises corporations on risk mitigation in just termination and redundancy, as well as collective bargaining agreements in unionized sectors. His labor practice expands to the enforcement of confidentiality and non-compete obligations, post-termination claims, employee-related IP rights such as employee inventions, liability for workplace accidents and corporate immigration. He also advises HR departments in the management, structuring and organization of labor relations.
Kemal has lectured several times in law schools on various topics. He recently gave lectures on contemporary labor law matters at Istanbul Bilgi University. He has also been honored by a number of organizations, including law schools and the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors. He obtained his L.L.M in International Commercial Law from the University of Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Kemal has recently been recognized as one of the top attorneys and leading dispute resolution specialists in Turkey (2020-2021) by the Legal 500.