Mehmet Gün

Partner at Gün + Partners

Mehmet Gün is the founding partner of Gün + Partners, which he founded in 1986 as a firm offering full commercial and corporate law and IP rights services.

In a professional career of almost 40 years, Mr Gün has developed expertise in many areas of law, including commercial law, corporate law and IP law. He is considered to be one of Turkey’s top international commercial lawyers and is recognised by his peers and the business community as the leading IP lawyer in Turkey. Gün + Partners is currently one of the largest law firms in Turkey.

Mr Gün is familiar with the nuances of common and civil law proceedings and advocates for the improvement of the Turkish judiciary for the implementation of full disclosure in the Turkish civil procedure.

Mr Gün is familiar with common law and the UK’s dispute resolution capacity and the differences between Turkish and UK dispute resolution. He believes that Turkey should emulate the German, French and United Kingdom judiciary systems. He has worked with many UK law firms throughout his career; he has advised many clients in the London reinsurance market and has acted as co-arbitrator, expert witness and co-counsel in the resolution of disputes involving both Turkish and English law.

Associations

  • Turkish Industry and Business Association, president of the Judicial Reform Committee
  • Founder and chairman of the Better Justice Association
  • Founder and chairman of the İstanbul Arbitration Association
  • Istanbul Arbitration Centre, chair of the Intellectual Property Working Commission
  • International Bar Association
  • European Patent Institute
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
  • International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys
  • European Communities Trademark Association
  • International Trademark Association
  • Patent and Trademark Attorneys’ Association of Turkey
  • Transparency International Turkey
  • Turkish Enterprise and Business Confederation, Vice President of Board of Directors

Firm details

Gün + Partners
Kore Sehitleri Cad 17
Zincirlikuyu
Istanbul 34394
Turkey

Contact details

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