I am an alumni of the oldest law school of the Turkish Republic, Ankara University. After working a very intense 4 years in ELİG Gurkaynak, Attorneys-at-Law as a competition law specialist associate, I am working as a senior associate in Solak & Partners. After coming in 2nd place in the placement exam, I have been awarded the prestigious Jean Monnet Scholarship by EU/Turkey and will pursue an LL.M. in Freie Universitaet Berlin in Germany in 2021-2022.
English, German, Turkish
Solak & Partners, Law Firm
Senior Associate at Solak & Partners, Law Firm
June 2021 - Present • İstanbul, TurkeyI work as a competition law specialist lawyer, focusing on compliance programs of our clients and ongoing investigations vis-a-vis the Competition Authority.
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys at Law
Associate at ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys at Law
3 years 8 mth • September 2017 - May 2021 • İstanbul, TurkeyI worked as a competition law specialist lawyer, reporting to our incredible partner, Ms. Öznur İnanılır. I took part in numerous merger control filings, high level investigations, Phase-II transactions, exemption applications vis-a-vis the Turkish Competition Authority. Further, I edited and reviewed ELİG Gürkaynak's quarterly publication for 3 years, namely the Legal Insights Quarterly.
Freie Universität Berlin
Master of Business, Competition and Regulatory Law.
University of East Anglia
I attended UEA as a year long exchange student and were awarded High Certificate in Common Law.
Ankara University, Faculty of Law
Rating in the %0.1 of the university entrance exams, I had the opportunity to study in the oldest law school of the Turkish Republic and get my law degree.