Dr Ulaş Baysal > Baysal & Demir > Istanbul, Turkey > Lawyer Profile

Baysal & Demir
Büyükdere Cad. No: 201/87
34394 Şişli

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Dr Ulaş Baysal is one of the partners at Baysal & Demir Law Firm. He is responsible for the employment practice of the firm.

Ulaş advises companies on all aspects of individual and collective employment law as well as Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulations. He regularly acts as an official mediator in negotiations between trade unions and employers/employers’ associations. He is a well-known expert on collective bargaining disputes and he is called on for his expertise not only by the courts but also by the parties to the dispute. 

On the individual employment law side, he particularly focuses on disputes arising from c-level employment relationships. He assists clients in collective dismissal, restructurings and outsourcing transactions. Recently he has concentrated on mobility, remote work, and the gig economy and employment relations.

Ulaş lectures on employment law, OHS law, trade unions and collective bargaining agreement law at the University.

He is the author of various well-regarded publications and has been a speaker or panellist for various organisations. The Turkish Court of Cassation has made reference to his books and articles in recent court of appeal precedents.


English, German


Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services (Official Mediator)
Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Commission, Istanbul Technical University (Member).
Commission for Mediation, Istanbul Technical University (Member)
Heidelberg Alumni International (Member)


Postdoctoral Lecture Qualification, PD Dr. habil. (2020)
Gazi University, Law Faculty, Turkey, Ph.D. (2011)
Ruprecht–Karls University, Law Faculty, Heidelberg, Germany, LL.M (2005)
Ankara University, Law Faculty, Turkey, LL.B. (2001)

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Turkey > Employment

Baysal & Demir is a full-service employment practice which provides legal solutions to clients in disputes and issues originating from the digitalisation of work life. The firm is experienced in acting as mediators in large scale collective bargaining for employees. Ulaş Baysal is well-versed in occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations; he jointly leads the team with Muhittin Astarlı  who has expertise in labour litigation and restructuring of workforces.