Former Turkish Competition Authority Chief Legal Counsel Harun Gunduz has moved into private practice by joining ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law.
Gunduz has been with the competition authority (Rekabet Kurumu) since 2005 when he joined it as a Junior Competition Specialist. In 2009 he was promoted to Senior Competition Specialist and was made Chief Competition Specialist in 2018. He was subsequently promoted to Head of Strategy Development, Regulation and Budget Department in 2018 and has been serving as the Chief Legal Counsel since February 2020.
"ELIG Gurkaynak is growing stronger and stronger at the competition law front, with the addition of a carefully-picked roster of experienced, wise, and energetic senior figures of Turkish competition law," commented ELIG Founding Partner Gonenc Gurkaynak. "With his knowledge and experience, he will no doubt be instrumental in ELIG Gurkaynak’s journey of providing top-quality assistance to clients in the competition law field, while also helping us develop our extremely talented and enthusiastic junior competition law specialist lawyers toward their true potential.”