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Mr Gönenç Gürkaynak is a founding partner of ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law. Mr Gürkaynak graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Law in 1997, and was called to the Istanbul Bar in 1998. Mr Gürkaynak received his LLM degree from Harvard Law School, and is qualified to practise in Istanbul, New York and Brussels, as well as in England and Wales, where he is currently a non-practising solicitor.
Mr Gürkaynak heads the competition law and regulatory department of ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law, which currently consists of 45 lawyers. He has unparalleled experience in Turkish competition law counselling issues, with more than 20 years of competition law experience, starting with the establishment of the Turkish Competition Authority. Mr Gürkaynak represents multinational companies and large domestic clients in written and oral defences in investigations of the Turkish Competition Authority, antitrust appeal cases in the high administrative court and merger clearances of the Turkish Competition Authority, in addition to coordinating various worldwide merger notifications, drafting non-compete agreements and clauses, and preparing hundreds of legal memoranda concerning a wide array of Turkish and EC competition law topics.
Istanbul Bar Association (1998); New York State Bar (2002); Brussels Bar (2003), Law Society of England and Wales (2004).