Burak Ozdagistanli is a partner at Ozdagistanli Ekici Attorney Partnership where he leads the firm’s data protection and cyber security team. Ozdagistanli Ekici is a leading independent firm in Istanbul that is ranked in several respected and well-known legal publications in data and technology, including GDR100. The firm is well-known for sound business advice and a great understanding of their clients’ businesses.
Burak has extensive experience and is a well-known expert in the field of privacy. He provides advice to the world’s leading data-driven companies in different sectors on a daily basis.
Among other roles, he is a founding board member of the Data Protection Association in Turkey and the former General Secretary of the Istanbul Bar Association’s Data Protection Commission.
He also served as the Publications Advisory Board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (“IAPP”) and Istanbul KnowledgeNet Chapter Co-Chair. He is also a Fellow of Information Privacy (“FIP”) and he holds CIPP/E and CIPM certificates by the IAPP. As of 2023, he will serve on the Privacy Section Advisory Board of the IAPP.
He has an LL.M. degree in technology law, and he is working on his PHD thesis on legal characteristics of personal data and the legal basis of consent.
Practice Areas & Work Department
Istanbul Bar Association
Former General Secretary – Istanbul Bar Association Data Protection Committee
Founding Board Member – Data Protection Association - Turkey
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
IAPP – Privacy Bar Section Board Member (2023 – 2025)
IAPP – Publications Advisory Board Member (2017-2019)
IAPP – KnowledgeNet Chapter Co-Chair – Istanbul (2017-2019)
INPLP – International Network of Privacy Law Professionals
Awards & Recognitions
WWL Data 2021 - 2022 - 2023
Chambers Fintech 2021 - 2022 - 2023