Serpil Yilmaz has started her career in an internationally known law firm in 2005.
Serpil has graduated Master of Laws program at Istanbul University Private Law Department in 2008 and She had another LLM degree at London School of Economics and Political Science in Corporate and Commercial Law in the UK in 2015.
She has particular expertise on Shipping Law, Insurance Law, Administrative Law, Tax Law, Commercial Law and Execution and Bankruptcy Law. For over 14 years, Serpil has represented and provided counselling to local and foreign Clients in complex claims arising from arrest of ships, ship finance, judicial sale of ships and real estate, P&I, H&M and cargo insurance matters and tax issues.
She has initiated and followed up the legal action before Bursa 2nd Tax Court of First Instance requesting the application to the Constitution Court for the cancellation the repeating article 49 of Turkish Tax Procedure Law which abolishes right to file legal action against the decisions of valuation commission on the evaluation of the minimum land measurement unit in real estate tax. The repeating article 49 of Turkish Tax Procedure Law, has been cancelled by the decision of Constitution Court dated 31.05.2012 that provides 20 million tax payers the right to file legal action against the decisions of valuation commission on the evaluation of the land price that constitutes the base of real estate tax