Verda Law & Consultancy

Founded in Istanbul in 2004, Verda is a law firm that provides a wide range of qualified legal service in Turkish, English, French, Russian and Italian languages with its expert and qualified lawyer and consultancy staff, to local and international clients operating in different fields.

Nafiz Özgür RİFAİOĞLU Founding Partner
Istanbul Bar Association
Filiz TAHMAZ RİFAİOĞLU Founding Partner
Istanbul Bar Association
Murat TAHMAZ Partner
Istanbul Bar Association
Yasemin YENGİNOL Managing Lawyer
Istanbul Bar Association
Elvan AKANSU KARA Senior Associate
Paris & Istanbul Bar Associations
Elif Bilge KÜÇÜK Associate
Istanbul Bar Association
Elif Bilge KÜÇÜK
Arzu GÜNCÜ Associate
Istanbul Bar Association
İstanbul Barosu
Özgür AKGÜL Associate
Istanbul Bar Association
Seden AKGÖL Legal Intern
Istanbul Bar Association
Onur DEVECİ Legal Intern
Istanbul Bar Association
Zehra ÜLKER Legal Intern
Istanbul Bar Association



/ Legal Disclaimer

Dear Visitor;

The information included on our website is provided by VERDA for information purposes only in accordance with the rules of the Union of the Turkish Bar Association and applicable Attorneys' Law.
The information on our website is not intended to be and cannot be used for advertising or other commercial purposes or for any other purpose contrary to the rules of the Union of the Turkish Bar Association. Furthermore the information here, does not constitute or substitute for legal advice and legal opinion of any kind and does not create an attorney-client relationship between VERDA and the visitor. Finally, information on the website may not reflect the updated legal developments from time to time. You may contact us from our correspondence address for any legal inquiries.

No reference or link attribution can be made to our website without our prior written consent.

All intellectual property rights related to all information, bulletins, trademarks and logos on our website are owned by VERDA and may not be copied, reproduced or used without the prior written consent of VERDA.

Within the context of our Privacy Policy which you may read the details below, any information that you have shared (if any) during your visit, will only be used for the purpose of getting in contact with you. In addition, it will not be shared with third parties.

We would like to state that we reserve the right to amend this Legal Disclaimer and Privacy Policy, and we would like to underline that any possible changes will be published here.


/ Privacy Policy

By visiting our website, you do not share any personal information.
Personal data written in a resume at the stage of job applications which are submitted to our mail address info@verdahukuk.com is processed to evaluate the job application only. Data and information processed will be deleted, destroyed or exterminated by one of the methods which is found appropriate by VERDA once the legal or contractual filing period expires. Credit card information entered into the system diverted over Online Debt Payment field is not recorded by VERDA.  The website may use cookies to remember the visitor in further visits. Cookies may also be used to remember any information provided in contact forms and bookmarks. Visitors may delete, disable or block the website cookies. For more information, please read our Enlightment & Cookies text.


/ Enlightment Text & Cookies

(Rifaioğlu & Tahmaz Attorney Partnership)

Enlightenment Statement on the Processing of Personal Data and Cookie Policy
This statement is intended to inform you on how your personal data is processed by Verda in accordance with applicable regulations including Law No. 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data ("LPPD") as well as the relevant secondary regulations and the Personal Data Protection Board ("Board") decisions (together hereinafter referred to as "Data Protection Legislation").

Purposes of Personal Data Processing

Personal data refers to your personal information that may vary depending on the content of the service such as your name, surname, telephone number, address, e-mail address, date of birth, bank account information and special categories of personal data such as health information, which you choose to share with us via this website and other communication channels.
Your personal data may be processed by Verda in accordance with the principles and procedures set out in Data Protection Legislation for the purposes of establishing a contractual relationship with you under Code of Lawyers, fulfil our obligations under our contracts, evaluating your requests, providing you with legal updates and improving your online experience.
You may also contact us anonymously or through a pseudonym to the extent permitted by the nature of your request.

Transfer of Personal Data
In order to carry out our activities effectively and to fulfil our contractual obligations or to manage our contractual relationships, your personal data may be shared with our service providers, business partners which service we benefit from and are bound by a confidentiality obligation, public authorities and institutions or administrative authorities. Transfer of your personal data will be limited to what is necessary for the provision of services.

Methods and Legal Grounds for Collection of Personal Data
We may physically or automatically collect your personal data directly from you or during our interactions with you including e-mails, phone calls and statements in the course of legal processes. Additionally, your personal may be collected automatically during your visits to our website.
Your personal data may be processed based on the relevant legal grounds where (i) it is expressly permitted by law, (ii) it is necessary for fulfilment of our legal obligations, (iii) it is necessary for drawing up or performance of our legal service or consultancy agreements, (iv) it is necessary for our legitimate interests, or (v) we have your explicit consent.

Erasing, Destruction and Anonymization of Personal Data
Personal data shall be erased, destructed or anonymized by us ex officio after disappearance of the purposes of processing personal data pursuant to Article 7 of LPPD or upon the request of data subjects.
Cookies are small files written to users' hard drives by websites. The information contained in the cookies makes it easier for you to use the website and for us to display our web pages correctly. Cookie files may not identify you personally. By means of the cookies we use when you enter our website, the general information which is not directly related to yourself as the name of the internet service provider (or company networks, company name), the website you have previously visited, the information you have selected on our website, the date and time shall be collected. This information shall be collected in an anonymous form and analyzed anonymously and be used solely to improve the attractiveness, content and functionality of our website. They are not processed or forwarded to third parties.

You can prevent cookie files from being written to your hard drive by changing your browser settings accordingly. Information regarding this subject may be found in the user manual of your browser.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service which is owned by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website examine how the users use the site. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your anonymous IP address) will be transmitted by Google to servers in the United States and be stored. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile website activity reports for website operators, and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or where third parties process this information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
You may object to the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser, but if you do so, you may not be able to fully use the functions of this website. Using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set forth above by the data controller in accordance with the procedures and principles set forth in the Data Protection Legislation. Should you have any queries or suggestions, you may contact us at any time by sending e-mail to info@verdahukuk.com.

Application Rights Regarding Your Personal Data

It is important for us to keep the personal data about you to be accurate and up to date. Therefore, please let us know when a change occurs on your personal data.
Pursuant to the Article 11 of the LPPD, anyone whose personal data are processed, may contact us by sending e-mail to info@verdahukuk.com and request the following:
a) to learn whether their personal data are processed or not,
b) to request information if their personal data are processed,
c) to learn the purpose of this data processing and whether this data is used for intended purposes,
d) to know the third parties to whom their personal data is transferred at home or abroad,
e) to request the rectification of the incomplete or inaccurate data, if any,
f)  to request the erasure or destruction of their personal data,
g) to request notification of the operations carried out in compliance with subparagraphs (e) and (f) to third parties to whom their personal data has been transferred,
h) to object to the processing, exclusively by automatic means, of their personal data, which leads to an unfavorable consequence for themselves,
i) to request compensation for the damage arising from the unlawful processing of their personal data.

Security of Your Personal Data
It is important for us to provide the privacy and security of personal data you provided to us. Accordingly, we take the necessary technical and administrative security measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized accesses, damages, losses or disclosures.

Retention Period of Personal Data
Verda shall store your personal data in order to fulfill the obligations arising from the nature of the services being provided and for a period of time providing services for fulfilling its legal obligations and for a reasonable time period to ensure its legitimate interest.

Contact Us
You may contact us though the below addresses should you have any queries or concerns regarding this statement or our further data protection practices or in case of a need of access.
E-mail: info@verdahukuk.com
Address:  Hasanpaşa Mah. Lavanta Sokak No: 26 K: 3 Polat İş Merkezi Kadıköy / İstanbul – Turkey
Tel.: +90 216 343 34 64 pbx
Fax: +90 216 343 35 64


/ COVID - 19

Within the scope of the measures taken against the risks arising from the COVID - 19 epidemics, all the necessary technological and logistic infrastructure is in place to enable our team to continue their work remotely unless they are required to be in the office. Every precaution has been taken to ensure that our services provided to our clients continue without delay. Currently, work is carried out in our office with physical participation, and necessary disinfection is been carried out on a regular basis in our building and work offices. In addition, common areas are disinfected daily and ozonized.