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Gürkan Deniz

Gürkan Deniz


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Gürkan Deniz is the founding partner of Deniz Legal and he specializes in Contracts Law, Labour Law, Corporate and Commercial Law.


Gürkan graduated from Bahçeşehir University Faculty of Law (2013) and admitted to Istanbul Bar Association in 2014. During his university years, Gürkan attended Alternative Dispute Resolution lectures and Legal English programs in the USA. Within the scope of the Erasmus exchange program, Gürkan studied one semester at Bielefeld University in Germany. Gürkan made summer internships in reputable law firms of Turkey during his university years and completed his legal internship at Yarsuvat&Yarsuvat Law Firm, where Prof. Dr. Duygun Yarsuvat is a managing partner. Gürkan holds an LL.M. degree in International Commercial Law from the University of Reading in the UK, where he graduated with a degree of merit in 2015. His dissertation subject is about Intellectual Property Law. Following his master’s degree, Gürkan worked at a private law firm which provides general legal consultancy services to its local and international clients operating in various fields. During this experience, Gürkan specifically worked in the areas of Obligation Law, Commercial Law, Labour Law, and Intellectual Property Law and afterward established Deniz Legal.


Gürkan still continues his Ph.D. studies in Private Law at Istanbul Commerce University and he is fluent in English.