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CITLENBIK SOKAK NO: 12, YILDIZ MAH, BESIKTAS, 34349 ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Tel:
Work +90 212 327 1724
Fax:
Fax +90 212 327 1725
Email:
Web:
www.elig.com
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law, Burcu Can, Istanbul, TURKEY

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Burcu Can

Tel:
Work +90 212 327 1724
Email:
Web:
www.elig.com
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

Work Department

Competition and regulatory department

Position

Partner

Career

Ms. Burcu Can is a partner at ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law. She graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Law in 2008. With close to 10 years of competition law experience, Burcu relocated from Brussels to Istanbul in order to join ELIG Gürkaynak in 2018. While more than half of this time, over five years, was devoted to the Turkish Competition Authority as a competition expert case handler, Burcu has also obtained her LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School and worked for many years at the Brussels office of one of the top international law firms as a competition lawyer. During her years at the Turkish Competition Authority, Burcu took part in leading antitrust and merger cases concerning banking, finance, motor vehicle and transportation sectors, contributed to the preparation of secondary legislation for competition law and several International Competition Network projects. In addition to her LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School, Burcu also has a master’s degree in commercial law from Gazi University in Turkey. Burcu is a member of the New York Bar.

Languages

English

Member

New York Bar

Education

Ms. Can graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Law in 2008. Burcu completed a LL.M. in commercial law from Gazi University in 2013. Burcu has also obtained her LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School in 2014.


Turkey

Competition

Within: Competition

ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law provides ‘an outstanding level of service under challenging deadlines by providing clear and impactful advice with an academic approach’. The firm is adept at defending clients before the Turkish Competition Authority (TCA) and is experienced in competition-related litigation and advising on merger control issues. It represented Mercedes-Benz Turkey in relation to an investigation by the TCA. Other clients include Coca-Cola, Associated British Foods, Rolls-Royce and Medtronic Turkey. The large team is led by Gönenç Gürkaynak, who has ‘a unique and respectable technical and commercial knowledge with a client-oriented approach’. Hakan Özgökçen and Korhan Yıldırım are also recommended. Eda Duru was promoted to counsel and the team has been bolstered by the arrival of Burcu Can from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton's Brussels office .

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