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Prof. Dr. Etem Saba Özmen

Prof. Dr. Etem Saba Özmen

He started with his bachelor’s degree in Ankara University School of Law in 1974 and graduated in 1978. Following his bachelor degree, he pursued his master degree in commercial law in Ankara University School of Law and simultaneously he completed his internship at Ankara Bar Association. Between 1980 and 1987 he completed his PhD in Gazi University Institute of Social Sciences Public Administration Private Law and during the same years he was a lecturer at the Institute of Economical and Ankara Law School.  Between 1997 and 2001 he earned a Professorship at Kocaeli University and has since taught Civil law, Inheritance law, Obligations law and Real law courses at various universities.


Prof. Dr. Etem Saba Özmen, who is currently Head of the Civil Law Department at Maltepe University, has acted for two periods as Counsel to the Secretary of State Responsible for Emlak Bankası and Collective Housing, for Emlak Menkul Değerler General Directorate and as legal counsel in TOKYAD (Association of Collective Housing Constructors).






  • Condominium Easement, Ankara 1997 


  • Action in Favour of Removal from Shareholding in Turkish Law), Ankara 1991


  • Timesharing Right, Ankara 1988

  • Annotation to the Amendments to the Condominium Ownership Law and its Critique), Istanbul 2010


  • Condominium Easement, 2nd edition renewed according to the Condominium Ownership Law no 634 which is amended with laws no 5711 and 5912 and to the Law no 6306 on Transformation of Areas under the risk of natural disasters, April 2015


  • Residence Purchase Agreements with Down Payment, January 2016

  • Condominium Ownership Applications in Urban Transformation and Limited Rights in Rem and Annotations, December 2018

  • Zoning Accord and Solutions for Disputes that May Arise Subsequently, April 2019



  • Withdrawal Payment and Penal Provision in Cancelling an Engagement (Amendment to Article 83 of the Civil Code) Journal of Turkish Union of Bar Associations, 1995, page 4


  • Remarks on a Supreme Court Ruling Regarding the Action on Removal from Co-Ownership, Journal of Turkish Union of Bar Associations, 1996, page 2


  • Management in Condominium Easement, Adalet Journal


  • Termination in Condominium Easement due to Failure in Completing Building and the Problems to which it causes in horizontal Condominium Easement practice, Ankara Bar Association Journal, 1992, page 3


  • Removal from co-ownership due to Failure to Comply with a resolution regarding transition in condominium easement, Union of Turkish Bar Associations Journal, 1993, Issue: 1


  • Examination of the Legal Character Obtained by Seizures Through Annotations in Turkish Law and the Related Legal Consequences, Ankara Bar Association Journal, 1991, Issue: 2


  • Central Bank Law specific to Turkish Law and issues related to the performance date for the delivery of goods on sales with partial down payment and instalments in the face of communiques published based on this law in terms of consumer protection. Journal of Turkish Union of Bar Associations, 1991, page 1


  • Legal Issues Arising from the Payment by Others of Prices for Consumed Natural Resources from the Point of View of Turkish Law Ankara Bar Association Journal, 1991, Issue: 1


  • Consequences of statements of will sent via facsimile devices in terms of civil and procedural law, Ankara Bar Association Journal, 1990, page 1


  • The Qualities of the two justified notifications in case of non-payment of Rental fees and a Critique of Related Supreme Court Rulings, Journal of Turkish Union of Bar Associations, 1989, page 6

  • Evaluation of provisions of articles of associations of construction cooperatives  enabling the sale of land to the partners and legal problems arising from the conflict of provisions of Cooperatives Law and Condominium Ownership Law, Ankara Bar Association, 1990, page 4


  • The quality of payments other than partnership shares in Housing Cooperatives in terms of Turkish Obligation Code and Commercial Code in the face of the amendment on Cooperative Law as well as the new draft articles of association and the consequences of defaults in these debts, Journal of Turkish Union of Bar Associations, 1990, page 4


  • The evaluation of purchase and sale of properties by cooperatives in the face of the changes on Cooperatives Law no 3476 in terms of Commercial and Civil Law, Ankara Bar Association Journal, 1989, S. 5


  • The quality of gardens in Condominium Ownership and its position in the separation between common areas and annexes, Journal of Turkish Union of Bar Associations, 1990, page 1


  • Annexes connected to Condominium Ownership and lack of basis of provisions regarding disposition transactions I this regard, Adalet Journal 1990 page 4.


  • The legal consequences of conditions regarding the remaining of partial payment as a result of the termination due to default in sale agreements where the price is paid with periods, Journal of Turkish Union of Notaries, 1990, page 65


  • Timesharing rights and the function of notaries in this regard, journal of Turkish Union of Notaries, 1989, page 62


  • The adaptation of articles of association in the face of last amendments made to the Cooperatives Law with Law and its legal consequences no 3476, Journal of Turkish Bar Association, Ankara Bar Association Journal, 1989, page 3


  • Application mistakes regarding Construction agreements in return for land share, İstanbul Bar Association Journal, 2013, page 1 (with Dr. Tuba Akçura Karaman)


  • Criticism on Provisions in the Expropriation Law regarding the attorney fees, Legal Journal, 2013, page 128 (with Atty. Sezgi Cihan Ernas)


  • Consequences and results regarding the lawsuits on correcting land shares, 2013 (with Atty. Berna Çakmak)


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