Hakan is a founding co-partner of Tufekci Law Firm with a specific focus on Maritime and Transportation Law, Insurance and Reinsurance Law, International Commercial Law, Arbitration and maritime related Tax Law.
He has his LL.B from University of Marmara in Istanbul (2003), LL.M from University of Wales Swansea,UK (2006) and he is a PhD candidate at Galatasaray University (Université Galatasaray) in Istanbul. Hakan also lectured Maritime Law at Maritime College of Recep Tayyip Erdogan University (then Rize University) between 2013-2015.
As a Turkish qualified lawyer, Hakan has over 16 years experience in all maritime and commercial related legal matters working for shipowners, charterers, bunker companies, brokers, insurers, agricultural traders as well as banks.
Hakan regularly speaks at international commercial law and international maritime law events as well as providing in-house seminars to his clients. He has had numerous articles published in law journals in Turkey as well as in the UK.
Hakan is a Member of Ethics Committee at Turkish Football Federation.