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ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law is an eminent, independent Turkish law firm based in Istanbul. The firm was founded in 2005.

ELIG is committed to providing its clients with high-quality legal services. We combine a solid knowledge of Turkish law with a business-minded approach to develop legal solutions that meet the ever-changing needs of our clients in their international and domestic operations.

Our legal team consists of 70 lawyers. We take pride in being able to assist our clients in all fields of law.

Our areas of expertise particularly include corporate law, M&A, competition law, contracts law, white collar irregularities and compliance, Internet law, technology, media and telecommunications law, data protection and cybersecurity law, intellectual property law, litigation and dispute resolution, administrative law, real estate law, anti-dumping law, pharma and healthcare regulatory, employment law, and banking and finance law.

ELIG has an internationally recognised and significant practice in media, internet and new media, and telecommunications law.

ELIG specialises in unique practice areas such as online and mobile payment services, software development, hardware regulations, television and radio broadcasting, and regulatory compliance for telecommunication operators.

Delivering tailor made strategies for clients who operate in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors requires ELIG’s team of lawyers to be at the cutting-edge of technology, with a thorough understanding of existing and emerging mediums while also demonstrating a comprehensive knowledge of legal practice.

The team is led by Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak, the firm’s Managing Partner, and is made up of one partner and thirteen specialists.

ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law


Firm Overview

Firm Overview

The team is also well regarded for providing legal assistance on data protection and privacy matters to our clients regarding their regulatory compliance challenges, prospective regulations, drafting policies and agreements and advising on international transfer of data.  


We work with high profile and internationally publicised matters for a number of Fortune 500 companies and multinational corporations including, to name just a few, Warner Bros., Google Inc., Twitter Inc., YouTube LLC and WordPress.


ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law

Çitlenbik Sok. No.12

Yıldız Mahallesi 34349

Beşiktaş, Istanbul


Tel: +90 212 327 1724

Fax: +90 212 327 1725


Key Media Contacts

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Managing Partner


İlay Yılmaz



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