CAVUS & COSKUNSU was founded by Burak Cavus and Caglar Coskunsu in 2006 as a boutique firm aiming to provide high-quality legal services to shipping clients. The firm established itself by its commitment to clarity and is a Turkish firm of choice in its practice areas of expertise.


Many of our lawyers at Cavus & Coskunsu are both qualified lawyers and mariners, which gives us an ability to handle difficult matters with unique in-depth business knowledge. With a team of experienced and highly specialized lawyers, we do not only point out legal problems, but also present pro-active solutions.


As Cavus & Coskunsu Law Firm, we have strong insurance and litigation expertise and act for P&I Clubs, liability insurers, cargo underwriters, shipping companies, shipyards, logistics and forwarder companies.


Our practice primarily focuses on maritime transport and logistics casualties, cargo and marine insurance defences, cargo claims and charter party disputes. These shipping and maritime practices cover all aspects of services including ship registrations, ship arrests, bills of lading disputes and pollution, cargo recovery, shipbuilding, ship finance and salvage matters.


As Cavus & Coskunsu our most valued practice is our strong problem solving skills in shipping casualty response and maritime criminal law disputes. With an experienced emergency response team of professional mariners and lawyers, we have ability to handle all sorts of marine casualties in Turkish territorial waters.