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ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law announces the promotion of two senior lawyers

January 2016

Istanbul, Turkey, December 18, 2015> - ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law is proud to announce the promotion of two of its senior lawyers in the firm's renowned competition law team, effective January 1, 2016.

Ms. Öznur İnanılır, who has worked with ELIG since 2008, has been promoted to partner in the firm's competition team. Öznur graduated from Başkent University, Faculty of Law in 2005 and following her practice at a reputable law firm in Ankara, she obtained her LL.M. degree in European Law from London Metropolitan University in 2008.  Öznur says of her promotion, "I am very proud to be promoted to partner from the competition law practice group at a law firm that is by far at the top of competition law practice in Turkey. I am looking forward to the new substantive legal matter challenges ahead, as well as the increasing duties of mentoring associates into better legal practice."

Ms. Ayşe Güner, who joined ELIG in 2012, has been promoted to counsel in the firm's competition team. Ayşe obtained her Juris Doctorate from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in Dallas, Texas in 2008, and her LL.M. degree from Maastricht University in the Netherlands in 2010. Ayşe has been a member of the California Bar since 2009. Of her recent promotion, Ayşe said, "I really enjoy working as a specialist in competition law and I am honoured to be working at ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law. Being a part of the competition law team at ELIG enables me to experience an incredible range of clients and different matters in competition law. If there is anything interesting in the competition law practice in Turkey, you get the chance to be a part of it at ELIG, and make a considerable impact on the legal protection environment of wonderful clients."

ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law managing partner, Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak, said this of these two latest promotions at the firm: "After celebrating ELIG's tenth anniversary earlier this year, we are pleased to announce the latest in our annual promotion rounds and to recognize two of our senior competition specialists. Together with six promotions during the past two years, we now have 10 senior positions leading a firm of 62 lawyers across all our practice areas. I am proud of the well-deserved promotions of Ms. Öznur İnanılır and Ms. Ayşe Güner. This is a natural result of their consistently high performance at every level. They both handled all matters with strong commitment and empathy to clients, and with significant added value, throughout their careers so far."

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