Corporate Principles

Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership’s primary principle is to ensure a full compliance with local and international legislation in its institutional operations and for the services provided to its clientele. As Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership, we acknowledge that the principles of integrity, transparency and accountability constitutes the main core of the attorney-client relationship and thus we undertake to utilize all the modern means necessary in order to implement aforesaid principles in real terms in all of our practices. We continuously monitor and control that all works and transactions under the mandate of our firm are carried out in accordance with our corporate identity and reputation and we put in our best effort to assure that they are also acknowledged and implemented by all our teammates.

Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership aims to add value to its clients and itself by providing client-oriented and innovative legal solutions in accordance with their industry-specific needs for the benefit and success of its clientele. Following the request of provision of legal consultancy services, Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership reserves the right to refuse to undertake the work that is offered if it is concluded as the result of the examination conducted before the attorney-client relationship is established that the activities of the relevant person violate the applicable legislation or there is a significant risk that the relevant person’s activities would be in violation of the applicable legislation. Additionally, in cases where a conflict of interests will emerge as per the attorneyship legislation and codes of professional conduct, we inform our potential clients with regards to the conflicting interests and state the specific reason why the legal representation cannot be formed.

At the same time, while we are placing emphasis on getting to know our clients in real terms beyond our professional business relationship, we are attentive to act within the boundaries of the attorney-client relationship. In this context, we pay special attention on not giving, asking for or accepting gifts that may indicate any form of bribery or corruption, except for the exchange of gifts within the scope of corporate courtesy which are legal, ordinary and of appropriate value and we ensure that our teammates also act with the same care.

The principle of confidentiality is one of our most important corporate values in the attorney-client relationship pursuant to the attorneyship legislation and our obligations relating to professional conduct. Within this framework, as Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership, we ensure that our teammates that we are working together also are in utmost compliance with the principle of confidentiality and we are constantly giving our best efforts to keep our clients’ and potential clients’ all information which are deemed confidential information and/or trade secrets completely confidential.

As Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership, we regard the rejection of all grounds of discrimination as an integral and essential part of our corporate culture in line with our Diversity & Inclusion principle.

Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership provides industry-oriented, fully equipped and high-quality legal consultancy services specifically tailored to the needs of its clientele in accordance with its corporate principles and uses legal technologies actively in this process.