Erdal KARDAŞ - Founding & Managing Partner

Born in Nazilli, in 1967 and admitted to the Bar in 1990.  He graduated from Izmir Bornova Anatolian High School (English branch) in 1985 and graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Law in 1989.

He has obtained the certificate for “English for Lawyers” from University of Edinburgh Faculty of Law, in Scotland. He also attended German Language Training in the Goethe Institute.

He is the member of Izmir Bar Association, International Bar Association (IBA ), and also he was the member, the former general secretary, member of the governing board and member of the audit committee of Izmir branch of the Turkish American Businessmen’s Association  (TABA-Am Cham Izmir).

He is the member and the member of the board of trustees of Bornova Anatolian High School Education Foundation, and former member of Turkish Bar Association Foreign Relations Committee and represented The Republic of Turkey at Balkan Bar Associations Assembly. He also is a former member of International Young Lawyers Association (Association Internationale Des Jeunes Avocats =AIJA centered in Brussels).

He is a member of the Consultative Committee and Legal Advisor of the Governing Board of Aegean Region Chamber of Industry and member of the Committee of Industrial Relations. He has also participated at the said Committee’s Training Group and has conducted numerous educational seminars on Labor Law, Industrial Relations, Trade Union Law and Commercial Law Practices.  
He is a member of German Turkish Chamber of Commerce and İzmir Italian Chamber of Commerce.

He has been awarded with “25 Years of Honor Plaque in the Profession of Law” by Turkish Bar Association and Izmir Bar Association in 2015.

He carries out his professional activities as the managing partner of K&P Legal Law Firm which he is the founder of.

He is specialized on Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Foreign Capital Transfers, International Law, Contract Law, Labor Law, Trade Unions Law and Collective Bargaining Legislation and he is mainly giving consultancy services to the international companies.

He has a full professional proficiency in English and professional working proficiency in German languages.