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Turkey

Gün + Partners

Istanbul

Main Office Address

Kore Şehitleri Cad. No:17
34394 Zincirlikuyu
Istanbul

Primary Contact Lawyers

Pelin Baysal
Ozan Karaduman

Firm Profile

Gün + Partners

Gün + Partners was founded in 1986 and is now one of the largest law firms in Turkey with 11 partners and over 72 lawyers.

Gün + Partners is a full-service institutional law firm with a strategic international vision, striving to deliver high quality, commercially astute legal services.

The firm is one of the oldest and largest law firms in Turkey and internationally recognised among the top tier legal service providers. The firm is based in Istanbul, with working and correspondent offices Ankara, Izmir and the major commercial centres in Turkey.

Gün + Partners operate mainly in Turkish and English and also work fluently in German, French and Russian.

The firm advise a large portfolio of clients in numerous fields of activity including life sciences, energy, construction & real estate, logistics, technology, media and telecoms, automotive, FMCG, chemicals and the defence industries.

All lawyers work in Turkish and English and the firm offers fluency in German, French and Russian.

Gün + Partners is an active member of professional organisations, including but not limited to IBA, INTA, ECTA, AIPPI, AIPLA, MARQUES, PTMG, FICPI, Legalink, Biolegis, and GALA.

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Finance
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Business Crimes and Anti-Corruption
  • Administrative
  • Tax and Regulatory
  • Competition
  • Life Sciences
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Technology, Media and Telecom
  • Construction and Real Estate
  • Patents and Utility Models
  • Trademarks and Industrial Designs
  • Copyrights
  • Anti-Counterfeiting
  • IP Prosecution

International Directories

Awards and Recommendations

  • Legal 500: IP: Tier 1; Media and Entertainment: Tier 2; IT and Telecom: Tier 2; Dispute Resolution: Tier 2; Commercial Corporate and M&A: Tier 3; Corporate M&A: Tier 3.
  • Chambers & Partners: Employment: Band 1; Intellectual Property: Band 1; TMT: Band 2; Dispute Resolution: Band 2; Competition, Antitrust: Band 3; Corporate / M&A: Band 4 (Global), Band 5 (Europe).
  • IFLR 1000: M&A: Tier 4; Competition: Other notable; Infrastructure: Other notable; Energy: Other notable.
  • Who's who Legal: Mehmet Gün is selected as being among the world’s leading life sciences lawyers; Mehmet Gün is selected as being among the world’s leading telecommunications media & technology lawyers; Mehmet Gün is selected as being among the world’s leading patents lawyers.
  • Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars: Patent contentious: Tier 1; Patent prosecution: Tier 3; Trade mark contentious: Tier 1; Trade mark prosecution: Tier 2.
  • Client Choice: Zeynep Seda Alhas has been chosen as the exclusive winner of the Intellectual Property - Designs & Trade Secrets category for Turkey.
  • World Trademark Review: Trademark enforcement and litigation gold firm.
  • Who's WHo Legal Turkey Law Firm of the Year.
  • LMG Life Sciences: Corporate & Commercial: Highly recommended; Regulatory: Highly recommended; IP: Highly recommended.
  • LMG Rising Stars: Hande Hançer, Ozan Karaduman, Begüm Yavuzdoğan.
  • Intellectual Asset Management.
  • Patent litigation and transactions highly recommended firm.
  • The Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards: Shortlisted firm for Trademark Law firm of the Year – Turkey.
  • Media Law International Law Firm: Tier 1.
  • Acquisition International: Recognized Leader for M&A in Turkey.
  • Best Turkish Law Firm 2012 – silver award by International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards.
  • Firm of the Year, Turkey winner by the Managing Intellectual Property Global Awards 2012.
  • The Corporate/M&A practice was awarded Rising Star status by the International Legal Alliance Summit Awards.
  • Intellectual Property practice was awarded in IP law firm of the year in emerging markets category by the Intellectual Property Magazine Awards, 2011.
  • Firm of the Year, Turkey winner by the Managing Intellectual Property Global Awards 2010.
  • Intellectual Property practice was awarded "Firm of the Year, Turkey winner" by the Managing Intellectual Property Global Awards 2008.