Atty. Okan Akin
Selcuk University Faculty of Law
He completed his high school education among the first graduates of Bodrum Anatolian High School. He graduated from Selcuk University Faculty of Law and decided to continue his professional carrier in Istanbul by completing his legal Attorney Internship in Izmir. In the first years of his Professional carrier, he focused on legal works of banks and factoring companies in two different law offices.
After that he met Nef brand and worked in legal department for many years as the legal officer of the company. During this period, he spent time working in business agreements, meetings and negotiations together with the company’s professionals and management many important issues such as Real Estate Project Contracts, Commercial Collaborations, Galatasaray Sponsorship Agreement.
As of 2019, he started to provide legal services by focusing on Istanbul, Bodrum, Izmir and Antalya with name of “Karia Legal” which was founded by inspiring ancient name of Mugla city.
Okan Akin has adopted the principle of acting with reflexes to protect the customer’s interests as commercially as possible rather than just a legal adviser.
Av. Melike SAFKAN
Co-Founder Atty. Melike Safkan
Marmara University Faculty of Law
Istanbul Bilgi University Faculty of Law, LL.M, Economics Law
She has been focused on real estate law for 14 years in İŞ Real Estate Investment Partnership Company in the field of real estate law and made all kinds of legal investigations provided consultancy for projects carried out in all sub-segments of real estate investment and development, such as residence, shopping center, hotel or mixed structure.
She took an active role in the preparation and negotiation of all kinds of contracts (supplier, construction, contracts in return for land share, revenue, superior right, rental contract etc.) during the period from the initial stage of the projects to the implementation.
She carried out all the processes as the representative of the company in business, commercial, administrative and consumer cases, as well as actively consulting company professionals in business and customer negotiations. The company created protection of personal data compliance process and enable it to be implemented in accordance with the law.
Melike Safkan has gained wide experience thanks to interdisciplinary studies and intensive legal practice and will continue her professional career in Karia Legal.