About Us

Welcome to Karababa Law

The head office is located in Istanbul, a commercial and financial center of Turkey, where all major companies and businesses operate.

The Office was founded by Dr. Serdar KARABABA (Ph.D), whom admitted to İstanbul Bar Association in 1999 and consulting leading international companies for long years. Other colleagues, both of whom given in the “Team” had decided to merge their long term legal and professional experiences gained in different fields with the Office. After a short while, many qualified lawyers, academics, of-counsels joined our team.

The Office encourages specialist advice to ensure the highest professional and cost-effective services. Furthermore, it suggests creative answers and alternative methods to resolve the disputes. It has the capacity and resources to deal with a wide range of litigation issues and to respond quickly to claims requiring urgent legal assistance even worldwide. Our service range from legal consultancy to litigation and arbitration.

The Office has a growing reputation on international commercial, corporate, business and investment law. Furthermore, develops an important practice in legal consultancy, business –management- and investment advisory services; has an experience on specific areas such as data protection, private equity, joint ventures, venture capital, M&A deals, spin off, split off, demerger, crowd funding for both emerging and established/developed markets. The Office also provide and conduct specific seminars and legal trainings for corporate clients, SMEs, individuals, sole traders and institutions in regards to their needs, particularly covering current legal issues and developing fields of law (i.e., data protection, IT Law, cross border takeovers etc.) in order to keep up-to-date clients` knowledge and addressing the implications of regulations.

The Office have been advising his foreign clients particularly on establishment of new companies, start-ups, affiliated offices, foreign branches in Turkey, planning, restructuring of companies and entities, and providing legal advise in numerous fields of law to those companies/clients who seek to launch business and invest in Turkey.

The Office collaborate with leading multinational companies and professionals on business establishment, business planning and management, investment advisory services or any other related topics as regards to local or international regulations. Herewith, the Office develops an important practice in Investment Law, Foreign Direct Investment, Real Estate Investment, Incentive Programs, Foreign-financed Company, and Foreign Branch/Liaison Office Establishment, Investment and Management Consultancy, Investment Migration, Global Residence and Citizenship Planning. The Office operates in leading countries (e.g., UK, Germany, Holland, Italy, Greece, Malta, Turkey etc.) worldwide by merging it’s professional experience with its’ affiliated bodies, highly qualified business partners, and provide bespoke service to individual clients and their families, companies, entrepreneurs on the above-referred services. Collaborating with the prestigious private client immigration consultancy companies and law firms, the Office also focused on residence, citizenship planning and citizenship by investment programs. We have to note that, cross border trade and international investment practices are highly sensitive issues in recent years and needs unique advisory service for successful solutions.

The Office is one of the recommended law firms of many embassies, consulates and governmental bodies; e.g., Greek Embassy Ankara and Consulate General of Greece in Istanbul, Malta Individual Investor Program.


Our mission is to provide bespoke, professional, reliable, high-quality, convenient and comprehensive legal advisory services and feasible solutions.

The method used in the Office is just straightforward: “Close working relationship with clients combined with a rigorous knowledge of the law, local expertise and a highly responsive service throughout our commitment to professional ethics and high standards”. Our response to claims requiring immediate assistance is quick.

The services rendered on the basis of teamwork with the assistance of technical experts and professional consultants whenever required. As a team, (qualified lawyers, academics, of-counsels, investment consultants), we are focused on efficient and productive legal services in different fields. The Office pay high attention to due-diligence, transparency, ease and efficiency.


The Office render it’s service on a straight commitment to the ethical values and privacy of clients. Due to our policy, it’s forbidden to share any of our clients’ confidential information with third parties before receiving their formal instructions and written approval.

The Office highly respect business ethics and based it’s service on a comprehensive understanding such as not admitting and working with a new client who has conflict of interest with previous clients.

The Office enhance it’s legal services on the merits of privacy due to full compliance with related data protection regulations and the GDPR.

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