He started his career at Yarsuvat & Yarsuvat Law Firm, established by Prof. Dr. Duygun Yarsuvat. He then worked for SNR Denton as an associate and as a partner in Gokce Attorney Partnership. He founded Yazicioglu Legal in 2016.
He has over 10 years of experience advising national and international clients on several aspects of business law and representing them before courts, arbitral tribunals and regulatory bodies. During his career he has advised Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, Zurich Insurance, Cigna Insurance, Cadbury Schweppes, Mitsui Corporation, Commercial Bank of Kuwait, Drillmec Drilling Tecnologies, Bosch-Siemens (BHS), Sony PlayStation, Facebook, Gucci, Spotify, T-Systems, Esas Holding, Mavi Jeans, Pronet, Grupanya, Onedio and FIT Solutions.
He is listed as a leading individual in IT and Telecoms Law and a recommended lawyer in Media and Entertainment Law in The Legal 500. He is also listed as a Ranked Lawyer in Technology, Media Telecommunication (TMT) in Chambers and Partners.
The Legal 500 referred to him as “Yazicioglu has intensive experience in IT-related matters.”
Chambers and Partners wrote “Bora Yazicioglu is widely admired for his expertise in IT issues, notably regulatory, data protection, outsourcing and e-commerce matters.”
Bora Yazıcıoğlu is a graduate of Kadikoy Anatolian High School. He obtained his LL.B. degree from Istanbul Bilgi University (2005) and his LL.M. degree on European and International Business Law from Leiden University (2010). He studied on full scholarship in both universities.
Practice Areas & Work Department
Technology, Media & Telecommunication
Commercial & Corporate Law
Istanbul Bar Association
Data Protection Association of Turkey (Founding member and manager)
International Association of Privacy Professionals
International Technology Law Association
British Turkish Lawyers Association (membership secretary 2005-2008)