Mahmut Barlas


Mahmut Barlas is one of our firm’s partners and he oversees our commercial litigation, cross-border dispute resolution, shipping and transports, cyber security and data privacy, pharmaceuticals, capital markets and corporate support practice groups.

Mahmut provides legal services to many multinational and Turkish companies as well as association of companies from different industries such as pharmaceutical companies, financial institutions, reinsurers, insurers, logistics companies, cyber security providers, automotive industry players and other manufacturing lines. He is highly experienced in corporate law which includes both daily legal support and also transactional projects such as mergers and acquisitions, financing projects and capital markets transactions. 

In addition to legal consultancy services, he is also the head of project and client development department of Durukan and has very close ties and affiliations to so many multinational law firms and legal networks.

He is also serving as the Head of Audit Committee of Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Turkey since April 2021.

Mahmut is working at Durukan Law Firm since 2016.


Bahcesehir University, LL.B.


Istanbul Bar Association
International Bar Association
Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances
Istanbul Equestrian Club
Galatasaray Sports Club
Swedish Chamber of Commerce