Çalık & Çalık Law Office is in fact a boutique law office rendering tailor made service to our clinets. We are very experienced maritime law office based in Izmir and Aegean Sea coast of Turkey practicing since 1949 for three generations.
We are in service for three generations and 64 years in Izmir and Aegean ports. The founder and late grandfather Mr. Fuat Çalık (1916-1991) acted in maritime sector for foreign trade and custom clearance legal procedures.
Actually Çalık & Çalık Law Office is practicing with seven professional advocates whom Mr. Ahmet Çalık, is the leader of our law office since 1977 and his wife Mrs. Oya Çalık and their children Mr. Baris Çalık and Ms. Zeynep Çalık as well our other partners.
For our international maritime law career, we are acting on behalf of many different P&I clubs i.e. Britannia Club, UK P&I, Gard, British Marine, Navigators P&I, American Club, Intercostal P&I, Steamship Mutual P&I, and Vitsan A.S as P&I correspondence in Turkey.
We are proud of being the permanent local maritime legal advisors for Maersk Line, Safmarine Line, Seago Line, Zim Line, Seth Line, Containerships Line (ex Contaz Line), Tug & Pilot operator Uzmar Group Companies with the world's leading tug and workboat builder company Uzmar Shipyard - Workboat and Tug Factory, Turkey's one of the leading ship owner company Batınak Maritime Holding and its group companies Batinak Maritime Inc, Iasos Maritime Inc, Genmar Maritime Inc, Güllük Maritime Inc, Gülmar Maritime Inc, Gülnak Maritime Inc, Güllük Logistics, Gülport Maritime Inc, also Turkey's leading port authorities as Port of Güllük (Gülport), Nemport, as well as Izmir Chamber of Shipping, Izmir Maritime Transporters Association, Maritime Association of Shipowners And Agents, as well as many other Turkish ship owning and shipping & transport companies, agencies, associations, port authorities, freight forwarders, bunker operators and ship chandlers.
Also as Çalık & Çalık Law Office, we are one of the leading office who attended and executed more than 400 ship sale & purchase, ship building & repair contracts negotiations and closing sessions all around the world, i.e in Australia with Rio Tinto Group, in U.K with Serco Denholm Ltd and Maritime Craft Services, in Pakistan with Karachi Port Authority, in Egypt with Suez Canal Authority (SCA), in Ukraine with Odessa Port Authority and Illychevsk Port Authority, in Kuwait with Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), in U.A.E - Abu Dhabi with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), in Georgia with Poti Port Authority, in Colombia with Carbones Del Cerrojon Ltd, in Germany with Egon Oldendorff, in Netherlands with Smit Tug, as well in Nigeria, India, Sri Lanka, Algeria, Norway, Greece, France, Liechtenstein, Portugal, Italy, China, Singapore and more.
Mr. Ahmet Çalık is very honoured by representing The Republic of Malta as Honorary Consul in Izmir and also he is the Vice President of Honorary Consul’s Association of Turkey.
Mr. Ahmet Çalık, the leader of Çalık & Çalık Law Office was in the academic squad as an assistant who established Izmir 9 Eylül University Law School as one of its founders and also attended Izmir 9 Eylül University Maritime Faculty as a lecturer of Maritime Law Lessons for many years. Now, Mr. Barış Çalık is a lecturer of Maritime Law lessons in Izmir Yaşar University and Piri Reis Maritime Association.
We are also member of Turkish Maritime Law Association, Turmepa - Turkish Marine Environment Protection Association and Piri Reis Maritime, Marine Resources, Research, Development and Education Foundation.