Y. S. Kaan Kalkan

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Certified specialist lawyer for construction and architectural law

Y. S. Kaan Kalkan is a Certified specialist lawyer for construction and architectural law. He is also the manager of the HEUSSEN law firm’s Turkish Desk. He offers legal advice for German and other foreign companies maintaining business relations with Turkey, maintaining a business presence in Turkey as well as those interested in doing so. Likewise, he offers legal advice for Turkish companies doing business in Germany.

As a certified specialist lawyer for construction and architectural law, Mr. Kaan Kalkan furthermore provides consulting and litigation services for clients in the construction and real estate business.

Curriculum vitae

Universities: Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt

Born in 1978

January 2017 – present
Attorney at the law firm of HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft, Stuttgart

2006 – 2016 
Attorney at the law firm of Diem & Partner Rechtsanwälte, Stuttgart

2009 – present 
Specialized attorney for construction and architectural law

2003- 2005
Paralegal positions at Darmstadt District Court and in Tübingen in Germany as well as in Istanbul, Turkey

1998 – 2003
Law studies at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt

 

 

Statement of experience

  • Construction & Architectural Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • German-Turkish Business Trade

Memberships

  • Member of the Round Table “Flexibility of Mortgages in Europe” of the Association of German Pfandbrief Banks (VdP), Berlin
  • Member of the Board of the German Bar Association Turkey
  • German Bar Association (DAV)

Publications

  • Interview on control measures regarding German land registry offices ("Kontrollgang zum Grundbuchamt") with German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, issue 136, 2008, p. V2/2. 

  • Article on trade regulations ("Klare Spielregeln") in the German-Turkish Economic Yearbook 2009/2010, p. 26 

  • Article on legal security for suppliers beneath EU thresholds ("Bieter bedürfen auch unterhalb der EU-Schwellen der Rechtssicherheit") in German government publication Staatsanzeiger , issue 20, 2010, p. 12 

  • Article on German government spending ("Almanya'da bunlara dikkat edin") in Turkish business magazine Para Dergisi, 26/06/2011, p. 21 

  • Co-author of publication on flexibility, security and efficiency of mortgages in Europe ("Flexibilität, Sicherheit und Effizienz der Grundpfandrechte in Europa") as part of publication series by the Association of German Pfandbrief Banks (VdP) 

  • Interview on Turkish-based suppliers ("Lieferanten aus der Türkei") with German business magazine Markt und Mittelstand, online issue, 04/11/2012

  • Co-author of "BMEnet Sourcing Guide Turkey 2016"

  • "Statt Istanbul doch lieber München", Interview Die WirtschaftsWoche Online 15/04/2017

Seminars & Lectures

  • Presentation on new market opportunities and risks involving real estate in Turkey("Immobilien in der Türkei – neuer Markt, neue Risiken?") - Second Home Trade Show, Cologne, Germany, 22-23/02/2008 

  • Seminar on legal aspects of procurements in Turkey ("Rechtliche Aspekte der Beschaffung in der Türkei") - German Federal Association of Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics (BME) Region Stuttgart, Germany, 30/09/2008 

  • Presentation on basic legal frameworks in Turkey ("Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen in der Türkei") - Business Day Turkey event held by the Rhine-Hesse Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK), Germany, 11/11/2009 

  • Presentation on influence of German law and German lawyers on Turkish law ("Der Einfluss des deutschen Rechts und deutscher Juristen auf das türkische Recht") - Istanbul Bar Association, Turkey, 19/02/2010 

  • Seminar on practical use of new VoB apps in conflict management within the construction industry ("Die neue VOB/B im praktischen Umgang mit Konflikten am Bau") - Nuremberg, Germany, 22/09/2010 

  • Presentation on asset protection under Turkish law ("Asset Protection in the Turkish Jurisdiction from the Point of View of German and European Creditors") - 54th Annual UIA Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, 01/11/2010 

  • Presentation on the application of procedural regulations under German civil law ("Almanya`da HMK Uygulamaları") - Bursa Bar Association, Turkey, 06/04/2012 

  • Presentation on legal proceedings under private law relations between Germany and Turkey ("Almanya İle Türkiye Arasındaki Özel Hukuk İlişkilerinden Doğan Davalar") - Istanbul Bar Association, Turkey, 11/12/2013 

  • Presentation on legal frameworks and pitfalls of doing business and managing business partner relations in Turkey ("Geschäftlich tätig in der Türkei – Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen, Fallstricke und Umgang mit Geschäftspartnern") - Business Day Turkey event held by the Saarland Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK), Germany, 11/03/2014 

  • Presentation on legal frameworks and pitfalls of doing business and managing business partner relations in Turkey ("Geschäftlich tätig in der Türkei – Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen, Fallstricke und Umgang mit Geschäftspartnern") - Seminar on entering the Turkish (energy) market, held by the Leipzig Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK), Germany, 12/03/2014

  • Presentation on legal frameworks and pitfalls of doing business and managing business partner relations in Turkey ("Geschäftlich tätig in der Türkei – Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen, Fallstricke und Umgang mit Geschäftspartnern") - Business Day Turkey seminar on Turkish growth market for infrastructure, environmental and energy technology, held by the Cottbus Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK), Germany, 29/04/2014 

  • Seminar on legal aspects of procurements in Turkey ("Rechtsfragen bei der Beschaffung in der Türkei") BME Academy, Stuttgart, Germany, 25/03/2015 

  • Seminar on the significance and practical aspects of intercultural management ("Bedeutung und Praxis des interkulturellen Managements") Seminar held as part of German-language business studies at Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey, 11/05/2015 

  • Presentation on law and business culture in Turkey ("Recht und Geschäftskultur in der Türkei") Seminar on the significance of Turkey as trading partner for Germany ("Türkei – weit mehr als nur ein wichtiger Handelspartner"), held by the Stuttgart Regional Forum Interim Management, Germany, 06/07/2016 

  • Seminar on German construction law ("Deutsches Baurecht") as part of study course on German construction and planning organization offered by Akademie der Ingenieure AkadIng GmbH, an engineering academy, for the qualification of foreign engineers in Germany. Nuremberg, Germany, 07-08/10/2016
    Mainz, Germany, 18-19/10/2016

Stuttgart

HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Seidenstraße 19
70174 Stuttgart
Deutschland (Germany)
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Foreign languages: German, English, Turkish

Practice groups:
Real Estate & Construction Law
Real Estate & Construction Law