Legal advice and Lawyers in North Cyprus

To receive the best Legal service and legal advice when contacting the legal law firms below, please use North Cove Estates as your reference.

Whilst making a property purchase we strongly recommend that you take professional independent legal advice. This will give you a clear idea of all aspects relating to the property buying process in North Cyprus. Your lawyer can also give you an idea of other legal matters for example; wills, tax liabilities, corporation and company law.

Advocates And Legal Advisers:

  • Munir Akil Law Office
  • Naomi Mehmet & Partners
  • Peyman Erginel law firm

Peyman Erginel law firm

Peyman Erginel

Founder of the firm and one of the most renowned and respected lawyers in North Cyprus, she has been dealing with property issues and conveyancing since 1975.
Peyman has also, successfully, represented major banks such as T.C. Ziraat Bankasi, the leading bank of Turkey and Kıbrıs Vakıflar Bankasi of North Cyprus. She has also acted for international companies such as Levi Strauss and Nike International on copyright matters.
Her husband Taner Erginel, a former Chief Justice of the TRNC, is one of the firm’s legal advisors.

Her son Erdem Erginel (LLM) is a Legal and Policy Officer at the Health and Consumers Directorate General of the Commission of the European Union.
By marriage, Peyman is related to Chief Justice M Zekia, who was the Chief Justice of the Republic of Cyprus. In 1962, he became one of the judges of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. He remained in that position until his death in 1984.

Taner Erginel

Taner Erginel, Peyman’s husband, is the consultant to the firm. He was the Chief Justice of the TRNC until his retirement in 2006.
After he retired he was appointed as one of the legal advisors to the former President of the TRNC.
In fact, he still provides legal advice to prominent figures in the TRNC establishment. As well as being a part-time lecturer of law at Girne American University.

He has written many articles on law and conducted legal studies with many of tomorrow’s budding young lawyers. Taner Erginel, Peyman’s husband, is the consultant to the firm. He was the Chief Justice of the TRNC until his retirement in 2006.
After he retired he was appointed as one of the legal advisors to the former President of the TRNC.
Therefore, still provides legal advice to prominent figures in the TRNC establishment, as well as being a part-time lecturer of law at Girne American University.
He has written many articles on law and conducted legal studies with many of tomorrow’s budding young lawyers.

POBox 122,
16, Mustafa Çağatay Avenue
Kyrenia
via Mersin 10 Turkey
Telephone: +90 392 815 55 50
+90 392 81526 55
Facsimile:    +90 392 815 49 00
Email: peymanerginel@erginellaw.com

Web:  www.peymanerginel-lawfirm.com

 

Munir Akil Law Office

Munir Akil’s legal history commenced when he was called to the Bar in 1972 in the U.K as Head of Chambers and as a Barrister at Law. He has been registered as an advocate in the Republic of Cyprus and Northern Cyprus since 1973 and is currently the only lawyer in North Cyprus entitled to practice law in both the U.K. and the TRNC.

Between 1981 and 1990, when he was registered with the Bar in the TRNC, he was also appointed district court judge and later senior district court judge. Between 1990 and 1992 he was enrolled at the Bar in U.K where he practiced at chambers in London as a barrister and then from 1991-1992 Mr Akil worked for The Crown Prosecution Office in North London.
His law company has chambers in Kyrenia in Northern Cyprus and currently employs 2 further highly qualified and experienced lawyers both with an excellent command of the English language.

Since his return to TRNC at the end of 1992, Munir Akil’s office has flourished and is highly qualified in Civil Cases, company law, Trademark, patents, and copyrights. Also, his practice has developed extensively in property and conveyance matters to provide a comprehensive and reliable service, especially for property searches and applications to Council of Ministers for foreigners to purchase property in TRNC.

Address : Namik Kemal caddesi, Yetkili Is Merkeezi No.2 Girne, Mersin 10 Turkey

E-mail: info@munirakil.com

www.munirakil.com
Telephone: +90 392 815 7935
Fax: +90 392 815 6690
Mobile: +90 (0) 542 851 4771
Naomi Mehmet & Partners

FIRM PROFILE
Naomi Mehmet & Partners, North Cyprus law firm, currently has four Advocates and Legal Advisors and a support team of ten. Their Advocates and Legal Advisors are highly qualified and experienced in their relevant fields of law. All of their support staff are English speaking and have extensive business experience.

Naomi Mehmet LL.B. (Hons) – Advocate
Naomi was born and grew up in North London. She studied Law at University College London (UCL), graduating in 2001. She then went on to complete the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in London, passing her exams with distinction. With the aim of expanding her legal knowledge and improving her language skills, Naomi then took up a job working in the legal department of a prestigious offshore trusts company based in Liechtenstein.

In 2003, Naomi moved to Northern Cyprus where she gained employment in a large law firm in Kyrenia. This enabled her to gain invaluable experience of the legal system of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (T.R.N.C). Naomi was called to the T.R.N.C bar in 2005. In setting up Naomi Mehmet & Partners, Naomi aims to provide the T.R.N.C with its first truly professional international law firm and to use her skills and experience to offer clients in the T.R.N.C a first-class legal service. Naomi is fluent in English, German and Turkish.

Av. Sıla Miroğlu B.A. M.A. – Advocate

Sila is of Turkish Cypriot origin. She graduated in 2003 with a bachelor degree in Law from the University of Marmara, Turkey, and then went on to complete her Master’s degree in Law specializing in Patent Law. Sıla completed her practical training in Istanbul and was called to the Istanbul Bar where she is still a registered member. She then worked for a period of two years with a well-known law firm in Istanbul before returning to her native Cyprus and commencing work with a local firm in Kyrenia.

In 2005 she was called to the TRNC bar. Sıla joined Naomi Mehmet & Partners in 2008 to head their Litigation and Dispute Resolutions Department. Sıla has extensive experience in all kinds of litigation cases, including banking and debt claims, property related disputes and family matters and she speaks Turkish and English.

Aksana Vitushka LL.B. LL.M. – Legal Adviser
Aksana graduated in 2004 from the Belarusian State Economic University with a degree in Law, obtaining the highest grades in all of her examinations. Aksana worked for some time as a junior lawyer with the firm of Jurist Consult in Minsk, Belarus. Then completed her internship at the High Court of Minsk, Belarus before spending some time working as a Research Assistant at the Ministry of Justice in Belarus.

Finally, she went on to complete her Master’s degree in law (LL.M.) at the Girne American University in Cyprus graduating in 2007. Aksana provides legal advice and assistance in property related matters. Aksana is fluent in Russian, Belorussian, English and Turkish.

For more information on legal services of Naomi Mehmet & Partners or to arrange an appointment, please contact them using the details below.
Kyrenia Office
Address:
Sarıyer Sokak,
Muharremoğlu Apt. No: 1,
Girne,
Mersin 10 Turkey

Phones:
(009) 0392 816 0440
Fax:
(009) 0392 815 0702
Email:  info@nmplegal.com

Famagusta Office
Address:
Akıncılar Sokak No: 9,
Maraş, Gazimağusa,
Mersin 10 Turkey

Phones:
(009) 0392 366 4601
(009) 0392 366 4602
(009) 0392 366 4603
Fax:
(009) 0392 366 4608
Email:  info@nmplegal.com