Selman Koç is the Managing Partner of our office. 

His practice areas include Turkish Tax Laws, International Tax Treaties, Investment Incentive Legislation, Foreign Exchange Legislation and Foreign Direct Investment Legislation.

He has specialization in company restructuring, tax planning and dispute resolution services. 

He has a bachelor degree in Finance from Ankara University, Faculty of Political Science, as well as a MSc degree in Economics from University of Essex in UK. 

He worked as a Tax Inspector (Hesap Uzmanı) at the Ministry of Finance between the years of 1997-2012. During this duty, he made tax investigations at the leading industrial companies, financial institutions of Turkey.

Between the years of 2012-2016, he worked as the Tax Department Director at Cerrahoglu Law Firm. He delivered tax consulting services for multinationals operating in Turkey. He had taken part in M&A transactions and managed various tax litigation cases as an advisor.

He is a Sworn in Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Independent Auditor.

He is also a member of Chamber of Sworn-in Certified Public Accountants of Istanbul. 

He speaks Turkish and English.  



Legal Global Insights, Corporate Tax 2013, Tax implications of leverage buy-out structure in Turkey 

European Guide Inverstors 2014, Analysis of Turkish Real Estate Market for Foreign Investors, 2019 September, Contracts to be made only in Turkish Currency 



Providing legal assistance for Affinion in the acquisition transaction of Boyner Bireysel Ürünler Satış ve Pazarlama Anonim Şirketi (Back-up) and Bofis Turizm ve Ticaret Anonim Şirketi (Back-up Travel).

Providing tax assistance and acting for tax litigation for Nike European Operations Netherlands B.V., Nike Retail B.V and its subsidiaries in Turkey in relation to its commercial transactions and corporate issues 

Providing legal assistance and acting for tax litigation for First Quantum Minerals Ltd.’s Turkish arm of Cayeli Bakir Isletmeleri AS.

Advised Ferrero in relation to the acquisition of Oltan Group Companies in Turkey, France and UK.

Providing legal assistance and acting for in various litigation: Alstom, Almana Group, Asda (a Walmart affiliate) Astaldi SpA, Autoliv, Baxter, Boston Scientific,  Brinks, CMA CGM, Electrolux, Eldorado Gold, GrandVision, Groupe SEB, Hilton International, ING Bank N.V, Magnetti Marelli, Monster Energy Drinks, Nexans, Pasinex, Retaj Group, RTS Renal, Samsung, Tecnicas Reunidas, Towers Watson, Turkish arm of Pizza Hut and KFC.