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Ozan Karaduman

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Gün + Partners

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Corporate and M&A
Technology, Media and Telecom
Energy and Natural Resources



Ozan Karaduman joined the firm in 2007 and is a partner. He specialises in corporate and M&A practice area, technology, media and telecom and energy and natural resources sectors.

Ozan has been involved in various M&A transactions, and advised foreign and Turkish companies on their  joint ventures, drafted and negotiated SPAs, SHAs and JV agreements, conducted the due diligence processes, and prepared and re-structured numerous  commercial agreements.

Ozan has broad experience in telecommunications and has represented major multinational software and hardware companies in their projects in Turkey and before the Turkish Regulatory Authority. Ozan’s practice in the telecommunication sector includes VoIP, software licensing, IT Outsourcing, infrastructure operation, numbering, encryption, radio broadcasting and authorization of the electronic communication services.

Ozan Karaduman has managed various consultancy, training and audit projects related to compliance with the data protection law. He holds Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe (CIPP/E) designation from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Ozan has also been working on energy projects, assisting clients in structuring their projects in the oil and electricity markets from oil upstream activities to electricity generation.


English, Turkish, French


International Bar Association (IBA)
International Association of Privacy Professionals Turkey (IAPP), Former KnowledgeNet Co-chair
Data Protection Association, Board Member
Galatasaray University Alumni Association, Former President
Galatasaray Education Foundation, Board Member
Izmir Bar Association


Galatasaray University, Faculty of Law, İstanbul (LL.B. 2006)


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Gün + Partners adeptly handles transactional matters including M&A, dispositions, spin-offs and capitalisations. On the commercial side the team has experience in advising on partnership agreements, corporate services including entity formation, governance, restructuring and securities. Key sectors of expertise include life sciences, TMT, insurance, financial services and energy. Pelin Baysal and newly promoted partner Ali Ozan Karaduman head the team. Mehmet Gün is another notable practitioner.

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IT and telecoms

Within: Leading individuals

Ozan Karaduman - Gün + Partners

Within: IT and telecoms

Gün + Partners advises clients on data protection, compliance, inter-company data transfers, privacy issues, and telecoms transactions and contentious matters. IT-related expertise includes outsourcing as well as service level and software license agreements. Practice co-heads Hande Hançar Çelik and Uğur Aktekin are ‘knowledgeable and provide timely and concise advice’. Newly promoted partner Ozan Karaduman also co-heads the team and is ‘a high-profile lawyer in relation to data protection’. The team is ‘very responsive, detail-oriented and provides commercially astute advice’.

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Media and entertainment

Within: Media and entertainment

Gün + Partners' ‘highly competent and experienced’ team acts for global multimedia, IT and broadcasting companies and retail brands. Areas of expertise include marketing, advertising, licensing, transactional, advisory and contentious matters. It also covers regulatory, corporate, commercial, employment and competition law matters in the media and entertainment sector. The team is co-headed by Uğur Aktekin, Hande Hançar Çelik and newly promoted partner Ali Ozan Karaduman.

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