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 Marmara University in Istanbul (2003), LL.M from the University of Wales Swansea, UK (2006), and he is a Ph.D. 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 of experience in maritime and commercial legal matters. He has worked with and represented shipowners, charterers, bunker companies, brokers, insurers, agricultural traders, and banks.
Hakan regularly speaks at international commercial law and international maritime law events and provides in-house seminars to his clients. He has had numerous articles published in law journals in Turkey and the UK.
He is a member of the Ethics Committee at the Turkish Football Federation.