Areas of Expertise
Sener Law Firm provides advice and expertise in many areas of the Turkish Cypriot Legal system. We can also advise on how your affairs here will affect those in other jurisdictions.
One of our Advocates is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to assist with your case. We offer emergency representation at all police stations within the TRNC. We represent clients in court at all levels of the criminal justice system and provide assistance each step of the way. It is our firm's policy that everyone accused of a crime has the right to a strong, committed defence, and that each case is of vital importance and carries significant consequences for the accused. From the most minor to the most serious offence, our approach is the same – in-depth analysis of the situation that investigates every angle, pro-active and aggressive representation in the police station and at Court. Our Firm is dedicated to provide the best advice and explanation of the law and a supportive understanding of the importance of the case to you.
Our Firm offers assistance in all aspects of family law and provides expert advice and representation in the following areas:
- Financial settlement
- Contact and residence for children
- Care proceedings
- Domestic violence and injunctions
- International child abduction
Asset Management Practice is unique to our Firm in combining unparalleled international reach with comprehensive expertise worldwide, with particular strength in the key markets of London, Israel, Russia, Amsterdam, South America and the TRNC. We offer incorporated solutions to investment banks, international asset managers and property management.
A dynamic group of multi-lingual Advocates and advisors will help you to resolve both your business and personal disputes through arbitration, litigation or mediation.
- Criminal litigation
- Commercial disputes
- Traffic accident disputes
- Personal Injury
- Debt collection
- Property Litigation
- Banking and Finance Litigation
- Administrative and Public Law
Providing advice on the full range of property- related transactions.
With an integrated team of English, Turkish and Russian speaking individuals, we have the commitment, resources and knowledge to satisfy Conveyancing requirements on all scales.
Forward-thinking and professional in our approach, with the ability to deliver complex purchases, we handle the entire property procedure from the initial consultation through to completion and acquisition regardless of whether it is a commercial property or a residential property. Furthermore we assist clients that one step further with their rental and leasehold agreements, re-sales and financing.
We further advise our Clients with private equity structures, joint ventures, limited partnerships, unit trusts, Property investment trusts and other co-investment arrangements for property-related transactions.
- Contract of sale for both residential and commercial property
- Permit applications
- Rental agreements
- Operating agreements
- Construction agreements
- Leasehold agreements
- Joint venture agreements
- Planning and Zoning Land use
- Property Investment Trusts
- Property Tax
- Company Formation
- Property Private Equity
Wills and Probate
Our Wills and Probate department demonstrates a high level of expertise and sensitivity whilst providing a comprehensive service during the drafting of Wills and matters of Probate.
- Wills and Estate Planning
- Probate and Administration of Estates
- Trust and Trust funds including the appointment of trustees
- Personal taxation and Inheritance Tax advice
- Inheritance Disputes
- Litigation for Administration of Estates
We provide advice on corporate and commercial law matters and in addition to this we provide flexible support for day-to-day business needs as well as for transactions. Our multi-lingual team have specific knowledge of the legal processes needed for the drafting of commercial contracts, and understand the specific legal and business requirements within the TRNC of a wide range of industries. Furthermore our team of specialists is able to integrate an international perspective that accommodates the increasingly common cross-border nature of many transactions and contractual matters such as:
- Joint ventures/transfer of assets and businesses
- Licensing arrangements
- Formation of Companies
- Registering and licensing copyrights, trademarks, design rights and patents
The Rights Of Foreign Purchasers In The TRNC
Our firm is able to provide legal advice concerning the latest actions taken by Greek Cypriots against foreigners who have brought land/property in the TRNC.