PRACTICE AREAS

Esalawfirm practice

EYLEM ŞAKIR & ASSOSIATES

Eylem Şakir & Associates Law Firm’s successes are continuingly built by its clear vision, rigorously maintained values and, above all, our team and as a consequence we are serving to a wide base of private clients, corporate clients and foreign investors both within North Cyprus and overseas.

Conveyancing, Property and Construction

Wills, Probate and Trusts

Immigration

Corporate and Commercial

Intellectual Property

Litigation

Labour and Employment

Banking and Finance

Tax and Asset Protection

Insurance

European Union and Human Rights Law

Conveyancing, Property and Construction:

ESA Law firm deals with all matters relating to freehold and leasehold property, including transactions and disputes involving commercial and residential property. We advise both individual and corporate clients. Areas of work include drafting contracts of sale and purchase for residential and commercial properties, conveyancing, acquisition of property by foreigners, applying for Property purchase permits, property management for non – residents, drafting construction agreements, operating agreements, tenancy agreements, letting agreements, commercial leases, advising on long-leases from the government, advising the construction industry on large scale projects and tenders.

Wills, Probate and Trusts:

ESA Law Firm provides legal advice on estate administration and planning, wills, probate and re-sealings. We assist in the drafting of Wills, arranging them to be registered at the Courts of Law and the establishment of Probates. Other areas of assistance includes formation of trusts, appointment and supervision of trustees.

Immigration:

We deal with citizenship applications, work permits, permanent residence permits, immigration permits and visas.

Corporate and Commercial:

The work undertaken by ESA Law Firm includes formation and acquisition of companies in Cyprus and abroad, corporate reorganization and restructuring, shareholder agreements and corporate governance issues including resolving commercial disputes, management buy-outs and earn-outs, corporate management, bankruptcy and insolvency litigation, mergers and acquisitions (local and abroad), capital raising transactions, tenders, agency and distribution agreements formation and use of trusts, partnership formation and dissolution, insolvency and restructures, cross border transactions and joint ventures, international tax planning.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

ESA Law Firm’s expertise covers advices on the acquisition, registration and protection of all intellectual property, franchising and licensing, restrictive trade practices, competition law, patent, trademark, copyright proceedings and passing off actions, advice on all related tax aspects.

LITIGATION:

Any dispute can erupt into litigation. At ESA Law Firm we have broad experience in insurance claims and disputes, debt collection, traffic accidents, employers’ liability, personal injury claims, criminal matters, banking and finance disputes, hire purchase agreements, bankruptcy and insolvency law, divorce, separation agreements, custody disputes, injunctive relief, maintenance and lump sum settlements, property provisions, international trade law, trusts and equity, company and partnership disputes, admiralty claims, property disputes including rental control, compulsory purchase, construction disputes, all matters of administrative law arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). Our experience has shown that involvement of our lawyers at an early stage in managing the dispute can help to prevent escalation and therefore cut back costs. From the point of instruction you can rest assured that our team will deal with your dispute professionally, dynamically and efficiently.

Insurance:

ESA Law Firm advices the insurance industry on formulation of policies, formation and structure of insurance companies and brokers, underwriting and financing issues and legal restrictions.

European Union and Human Rights Law:

ESA Law Firm legal advice and assistance covers all aspects of European law including advising industries, companies, individuals and the government on effects of the EU law on trade, import export of goods and services, competition, human rights and discriminations issues and on the availability of local and international remedies for human rights infringements.