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edel.consulting is a management consulting company based in Istanbul, which advises, supports and accompanies German-speaking companies in their Turkey activities. The advice includes strategy advice, preparation of technical expertise, formation of a company (Ltd. or A.S.), establishment of branches and liaison offices, search for business partners/distributors, controlling, etc.

Furthermore, edel.consulting offers investment advice for Turkish companies that want to invest in Germany. The founder and managing director, lawyer Mrs. Suzan Karakivrak, has more than 20 years of experience in German-Turkish legal relations, many years of work experience in both countries and regularly organizes seminars in Germany and Austria on the topic "Investment partner country Turkey".

Together with its team, consisting of experts (lawyers, tax consultants, customs experts etc.), edel.consulting advises its customers from A to Z. In addition, it offers specialist translations, especially of legal texts in German, English and Turkish.

RA Suzan Karakivrak, LL.M.


The German lawyer Ms. Suzan Karakivrak, registered with the Düsseldorf Bar Association, managing director of edel.consulting and senior partner at edel.lawfirm, has more than 20 years of experience in German-Turkish business transactions, many years of work experience in both countries and acts successfully with her expertise as a person of trust for German-speaking investors in Turkey. As a German lawyer, Ms. Karakıvrak regularly trains German lawyers during their legal clerkship as part of the legal or elective station.

Av. Recep Karaman


Recep Karaman, a Turkish lawyer admitted to the Istanbul Bar Association, is a managing partner of edel.lawfirm and a long-standing partner of edel.consulting. His university education in Switzerland and Turkey as well as his many years of work as a management consultant enable Mr. Karaman to take the perspective of international companies and, in addition to classic legal advice, to contribute his entrepreneurial experience to the benefit of his clients.