The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon
Work +90 212 354 0000
Fax +90 212 274 2095

Rıza Gümbüşoğlu

Work +90 212 354 00 05
Gün + Partners

Work Department

Dispute Management
Business Crimes and Anti-Corruption
Administrative, Tax and Regulatory
Construction and Real Estate



Rıza has been with the firm since 1994. He is a partner and co-chair of the firm’s dispute resolution and employment practices.

Rıza has deep commercial litigation experience and throughout his career he has advised local and multinational clients on all forms of commercial dispute.

He has dealt with numerous commercial and corporate disputes and matters, involving large corporate claims, shareholders disputes, joint venture disputes as well as insurance and reinsurance matters in relation to construction, banking, securities, capital markets and the corporate issues.

He has also engaged in disputes arising from construction contracts, distribution agreements, white collar crimes, customs related matters and tax issues. He has a significant industry expertise in transportation, construction & real estate and fertilizers.

Rıza advised clients on restructuring facilities; lay off cases, employment contracts, related litigation and various employment issues including dealing with mass layoffs with no litigation.

Before joining the firm, Rıza had worked as the Chief Court Clerk in the Istanbul Civil Courts for 13 years.




Ethics & Reputation Society (TEID)
Istanbul Bar Association


Bilgi University, Faculty of Law, İstanbul (attended Labour Law Lecturers, 2006)
Istanbul University, Faculty of Law, Istanbul (LL.B. 1993)


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Gün + Partners displays ‘a high level of professionalism and empathy’. It advises clients on end-to-end litigation, arbitration and mediation services including ADR. Experience in commercial dispute resolution includes the areas of insurance, labour and administrative law, tax and compliance. The team is headed by Mehmet Gün, Rıza Gümbüşoğlu and Pelin Baysal, who provides ‘a solution-oriented perspective with prompt and accurate advice’.

[back to top]


Within: Leading individuals

Rıza Gümbüşoğlu - Gün + Partners

Within: Employment

Gün + Partners provides ‘practical, cost-effective advice on both strategy and day-to-day employment matters’. It covers the full gamut of employment law including advisory and litigation, restructurings and reorganisations, employment contracts, terminations, collective bargaining, severance payments and business immigration. Key sectors include media and entertainment, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, consumer goods, IT and telecoms, transportation and energy. Rıza Gümbüşoğlu ‘stands out from the crowd with his practical approach and business-oriented advice’. Pelin Baysal is also recommended.

[back to top]

IHL Briefings

If your firm wishes to publish IHL Briefings or articles, please contact Antony Dine on +44 (0) 207 396 9315 or


Turkey: Employee Incentives

February 2019. By Rıza Gümbü?o?lu, Partner

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to tax laws and regulations that may occur in  Turkey . This Q&A is part of the global guide to Employee Incentives. [Continue Reading]

Back to index

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

Legal Developments in Turkey

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to