ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law


Çitlenbik Sokak No: 12
Yıldız Mahallesi Beşiktaş
Istanbul 34349

+90 212 327 1724

+90 212 327 1725

Key contacts:

Founding Partner: Gönenç Gürkaynak, LLM, Esq.
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Partner: Burcu Can, LLM, Esq.
Partner: İlay Yılmaz LL.M
Partner: K. Korhan Yıldırım
Partner: Nazlı Nil Yukaruç
Partner: Öznur İnanılır LL.M
Partner: Tolga Uluay
Partner: Ceren Yildiz
Counsel: Ceren Özkanlı Samlı
Counsel: Ceyda Karaoğlan Nalçacı
Counsel: Damla Doğancalı LL.M
Counsel: Eda Duru
Counsel: Dr Ekrem Kalkan
Counsel: Onur Özgümüş

Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 90
Languages: Turkish, English, French, German

ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law is an eminent, independent Turkish law firm based in Istanbul. The firm was founded in 2005.

ELIG Gürkaynak is committed to providing its clients with high-quality legal services. We combine a solid knowledge of Turkish law with a business-minded approach to develop legal solutions that meet the ever-changing needs of our clients in their international and domestic operations.

Our legal team consists of 90 lawyers. We take pride in being able to assist our clients in all fields of law. Our areas of expertise particularly include competition law, corporate law, M&A, contracts law, white collar irregularities and compliance, data protection and cybersecurity law, litigation and dispute resolution, Internet law, technology, media and telecommunications law, intellectual property law, administrative law, real estate law, anti-dumping law, pharma and healthcare regulatory, employment law, and banking and finance law.

Our corporate team assists multinational and local clients by providing a wide range of corporate advisory services. Our lawyers offer unique solutions and strategic planning regarding company incorporation and restructuring, along with a range of corporate housekeeping. The team provides advice and guidance on numerous matters such as corporate, banking and finance, and mergers and acquisitions.

ELIG Gürkaynak delivers the top competition law practice in Turkey with a team of 45 competition law specialists. In addition to our unparalleled experience in merger control issues, ELIG Gürkaynak has vast experience in defending companies before the Turkish Competition Board in all phases of antitrust investigations, abuse of dominant position cases, leniency handlings, and before the courts on issues of private enforcement of competition law, along with appeals of the administrative decisions of the Turkish Competition Authority.

For further information, please visit www.elig.com