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Turkey

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Gün + Partners

Gün + Partners advised a multinational advertising agency on a number of corporate deals, including its acquisition of a minority stake in a design agency in Turkey. Practice head Pelin Baysalis a good all-round adviser, and is responsive to clients’ needs’.

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 3

Gün + Partners

Gün + Partners has been assisting clients in the medical technology sector in compliance matters, and has also been reviewing distributor relationship contracts for multinational clients in the electronics sector. Özge Atılgan Karakulak is team head.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Gün + Partners

Gün + Partners’ team head Mehmet Gün acted for an advertising company in an unfair competition action against former high-level executives and the new company they formed. The team also acts for high-profile international clients in the automotive, banking, and engineering sectors, among others.

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 2

Gün + Partners

Uğur Aktekin leads the practice at Gün + Partners, whose new clients include a global e-commerce company, a global online travel brand, and a multinational mobile network operator. The team is active in transactional, advisory and contentious matters, with Begüm Okumuş and Ozan Karaduman recommended.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Gün + Partners

Gün + Partners assisted a worldwide technology company in stopping the operation of grey market activities before the release of a new product. Uğur Aktekin, Barış Kalaycı and Özge Atılgan Karakulak head the practice, and Zeynep Seda Alhas is ‘very reliable and knowledgeable, but also very business-oriented’. Highly respected managing partner Mehmet Gün retains an active role in the practice.

Leading individuals

Özge Atilgan Karakulak - Gün + Partners

Bariş Kalayci - Gün + Partners

Uğur Aktekin - Gün + Partners

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Media and entertainment
Media and entertainment - ranked: tier 2

Gün + Partners

Gün + Partners advised Snapchat on a new feature of the application which allows advertisers to publicise commercials, and also advised on content and prohibited goods and services. Hande Hançer, Uğur Aktekin and Ozan Karaduman are the key contacts. Başak Gürbüz has left the firm.

Leading individuals

Uğur Aktekin - Gün + Partners

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Legal Developments by:
Gün + Partners

  • Advertising Board Clamps Down on Added Nutrients

    The latest trend in the Turkish food industry is to attract consumers by adding nutrients to food products and marketing them as quick and easy solutions to health problems such as cholesterol. However, in general the Advertising Board holds such advertisements to be misleading to consumers and often orders that the advertising cease.
    - Mehmet Gün & Partners

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