Burcu Can

Burcu Can

Turkey, Istanbul
Managing Partner at Burcu Can Attorneys at Law
Profession: Attorney / Solicitor
Industry: Competition, Law Practice, Digital, Data Privacy


Founder & Managing Partner at Burcu Can Attorneys at Law. Burcu started her career in 2009 as a case handler at the Turkish Competition Authority. After about 5 years at the TCA, she joined Cleary Gottlieb's competition law practice in Brussels for more than 3 years. In 2018, Burcu joined ELIG in Turkey as counsel and was promoted to partner in 2019. In late 2020, she started her own law firm where she continues advising global clients on competition law, data privacy & digital markets.


English, Turkish


EU LawAntitrustMerger ControlLitigationAdvocacyState AidCompliance ProgrammesCompetition PolicyE-CommerceTrade LawDigital MarketsData Protection and PrivacyTurkish Law


Burcu Can Attorneys at Law

Managing Partner at Burcu Can Attorneys at Law

October 2020 - Present • Istanbul, Turkey

Advising global clients on competition law and supporting areas including digital markets and data privacy.


1 years 8 mth • January 2019 - September 2020 • Istanbul, Turkey

Represented multinational companies in various sectors (primarily in media, software, banking & finance, pharmaceuticals, automotive, airlines, transport, petroleum, consumer electronics, e-commerce and retail) before the Turkish Competition Authority and Turkish courts.


Harvard Law School

LL.M. Degree

Gazi University Faculty of Law

LL.M. Degree in Commercial Law

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Exchange Programme focusing on EU and international law (2 semesters)

Ankara University Faculty of Law

Bachelor's Degree in Law

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