Language

+90 (212) 217 12 55 +90 (212) 217 12 54 info@kilinclaw.com.tr

Team

Duygu Doğan

Partner
+90 212 217 12 55 duygu.dogan@kilinclaw.com.tr

Education

Koc University, Faculty of Law, LLB
Queen Mary, Faculty of Law, LLM

Bar Admissions

Istanbul

Languages

Turkish, English

Duygu Doğan is a Partner at Kılınç Law & Consulting and has many years’ experience in maritime law.

She provides specialist advice across non-contentious matters to Owners, Shipyards, Ports, P&I Clubs, Companies, Financial Agencies, and Government Agencies.

Duygu has experience in complex commercial cases, including general commercial issues and administrative litigation for both foreign and domestic disputes. She also handles all types of commercial matters, from marine casualties to parties in non-contentious matters. Duygu is a specialist in maritime claim handling, including bunker suppliers, cargo and charter disputes, and assisting P&I Clubs in personal death and injury matters. She has also developed a particular expertise in ship sales and purchases.

Duygu has significant experience in both applying for and opposing the granting of freezing orders and other interim reliefs, jurisdictional challenges, enforcement of arbitral awards in offshore jurisdictions and related insolvency proceedings.

Experience

  • Pursuing on behalf of a client the Process for Lease and lease back yachts for one of the most prestigious banks in Turkey.
  • Representing a client in a lawsuit regarding a vessel worth to USD 3,500,000, and acted on behalf of one of the most highly regarded and international shipyards. Duygu prepared submissions, reply submissions, presented to the Court, and also received a legal mortgage order on registry of vessel from the Court.
  • Handling a very complex insurance file related to a fire in a textile factory in Yalova, Turkey, preparing submissions and also attended hearings.
  • Instructed by a client in respect of a complex matter related to Maritime Law and Obligation Law.
  • Acting on behalf of a client in relation to requesting and receiving injunction orders from the Court, and putting a freeze on the vessel’s registration and ownership title.
  • Acting on behalf of a client, one of Turkey’s largest terminals, providing Memorandum of Agreements, regarding receiving the necessary permission in accordance with the relevant laws for the terminal from the Administration, filing a lawsuit against Administration and receiving an order for cancellation of administrative procedures.
  • Assisting the client, a foreign bank, and after the breach of contract by the debtor, handled the enforcement and bankruptcy procedures against the debtor.
  • Drafting vessel mortgage agreements, manager’s undertaking documents and deeds of assignments for a P&I Club.

Publications

The Winner of Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Awards Duygu Doğan Şahiner Offers Insight on the Legal Field in Turkey
August 6, 2019

The Winner of Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Awards Duygu Doğan Şahiner Offers Insight on the Legal Field in Turkey

Articles
The Winner of Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Awards, Duygu Doğan Şahiner was interviewed after winning her reward and the...
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Shaking up the shipping industry
May 13, 2019

Shaking up the shipping industry

Maritime
The International Maritime Organisation’s new regulations on low-sulphur fuel are changing how global shipping is powered. Yet these regulations appear...
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So long Sulphur emissions: navigating the new IMO regulations
May 2, 2019

So long Sulphur emissions: navigating the new IMO regulations

Maritime
In January 2020 the shipping industry, and those supplying its fuel, face one of the biggest challenges in decades. How is the sector preparing for the next adaptation of the MARPOL Convention?
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Büyük Endüstriyel Kazaların Önlenmesi Ve Etkilerinin Azaltılması Hakkında Yönetmelik
March 14, 2019

Büyük Endüstriyel Kazaların Önlenmesi Ve Etkilerinin Azaltılması Hakkında Yönetmelik

Maritime
02 Mart 2019 Cumartesi tarihli ve 30702 sayılı Resmî Gazete (“Resmi Gazete”)’de, Aile, Çalışma ve Sosyal Hizmetler Bakanlığı, Çevre ve...
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Turkish Data Protection Vs. GDPR: Spot The Difference
December 20, 2018

Turkish Data Protection Vs. GDPR: Spot The Difference

Data Protection
For an insight into Turkish data protection legislation, Finance Monthly hears from Duygu Doğan, Senior Associate at Kılınç Law &...
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The Importance of Cyber Security in Turkey’s Shipping Industry
November 23, 2018

The Importance of Cyber Security in Turkey’s Shipping Industry

Cyber security, Maritime
Cybersecurity has become of the most immediate and pressing problems affecting businesses everywhere. Due to the reason that cyber risk...
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Personal Data Protection in Turkey : The Impact on Business
November 19, 2018

Personal Data Protection in Turkey : The Impact on Business

Regulation, Data Protection
The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) finally came into force in May – as every business in Europe knows. Turkey...
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Smuggling Activities
May 2, 2018

Smuggling Activities

Articles, Maritime
Recently, there has been increase in news on importing of smuggled goods or prohibited goods to the country by ships....
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Cost, Insurance and Freight
May 2, 2018

Cost, Insurance and Freight

Articles, Maritime
Cost, Insurance and Freight (CIF) is one of 13 international commerce terms known as Incoterms. Incoterms are commonly known trade...
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Essential Items for Voyage
May 2, 2018

Essential Items for Voyage

Articles, Maritime
Charter Parties A charter party is a document of contract by which a Ship-owner agrees to lease, and the charterer...
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Insurance
May 2, 2018

Insurance

Articles, Maritime
P&I CLUB (PROTECTION AND INDEMNITY CLUB) Protection and Indemnity Club (“P & I Club” and / or Club Insurance) was...
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Responsibilities of Shipowner in Case of Injury and Death of Ship’s Crew
May 2, 2018

Responsibilities of Shipowner in Case of Injury and Death of Ship’s Crew

Articles, Maritime
The seamen have a crucial position for the safety of the ship, for the shipload, and the region where the...
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Collision
May 2, 2018

Collision

Articles, Maritime
Collision; is a private institution of Maritime Law that regulates the rights, obligations and responsibilities of those involved in the...
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