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Şerafettin Şirin began his career as a judge in 1970 following his graduation from Istanbul University Faculty of Law and completion of his professional candidacy. After serving in various parts of Türkiye in different levels and areas of the judiciary, he was assigned to the Istanbul Commercial Courts in 1987 at his own request.

By deciding to specialize in his profession, particularly while actively practicing in the field of commercial law, he has successively published the following works, focusing on research:

  • Ticaret Hukukunda Faiz ve Uygulaması, Evrim Yayınları, İstanbul, 1991.
  • Ticaret Hukukunda Şirketler ve Özel Statülü Kurumlar, Alfa Basım Yayım Dağıtım, İstanbul, 1992.
  • Açıklamalı-İçtihatlı Harçlar Kanunu, Harcırah Kanunu ve Damga Vergisi Kanunu, Alfa Basım Yayım Dağıtım, İstanbul,1994.
  • Hukukumuzda Faizi Aşan Munzam Zarar ve Faiz, Alfa Basım Yayım Dağıtım, İstanbul, 1996.

He earned his Master’s degree in 1997 with his thesis titled “Current Account and Interest” defended at the Department of Accounting and Finance of Marmara University Institute of Social Sciences. Additionally, he attended doctoral courses at the Department of Financial Law of Istanbul University Institute of Social Sciences.

After retiring of his own volition in 1998, he worked as an independent lawyer at the national and international levels. He specialized offering consultancy services in the fields of commercial law, contract law, intellectual and industrial property rights, enforcement and bankruptcy law, consumer law, labor law, and tax law. He also undertook arbitrator roles in arbitration proceedings.

From the foundation of Moroğlu Arseven in 2000 until his passing in 2015, he provided consultancy to our office. His works and legacy continue to inspire and guide all of us. We remember him with the deepest respect.