15 June 2016


Prof Dr. Duygun Yarsuvat is the managing partner of the Firm, and the second generation in a family of lawyers.  A graduate of the University of Istanbul, School of Law (JD equivalent and PhD) and Columbia University (LLM), he taught criminal law, penal labor law and media law at the University of Istanbul’s School of Law and School of Political […]
16 June 2016


Mr. Ömür Yarsuvat leads the Firm’s corporate and commercial practice groups.  He is a graduate of the University of Istanbul, School of Law (JD equivalent, 1985) and Columbia University, School of Law (LL.M., 1987), following which he spent the first eight years of his professional life practicing law in New York.  In 1994 he returned to Istanbul and joined the […]
16 June 2016


Ms. Elif Yarsuvat is the third generation in the Yarsuvat family of lawyers.  She received her law degree from the University of Istanbul, followed by an LLM from the Leiden University.  Her post-graduate studies focused on EU law. Following a six-year tenure at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, Elif returned to Turkey to join the Firm where […]
16 June 2016


Ms. Nilufer Cakmakli is heading the Firm’s competition law practice.  She also has extensive experience in finance, leasing and M&A transactions in the automotive, aviation, pharmaceutical and construction industries.  She works as the lead attorney in various in- and outbound investment matters, in charge of drafting, review and negotiation of contracts, among which construction agreements, aircraft leasing agreements, stock and […]