Tansu is a graduate of Ankara University Law School and is admitted to Istanbul Bar Association.

Until 2006, Tansu represented various multinational clients in the fields of FMGC, automotive, banking, manufacturing, and distribution.

Between 2006 and 2016, Tansu acted as the corporate secretary and general counsel of a leading automotive manufacturer. He contributed to the activities of his client in the fields of lobbying and government relations, investments, manufacturing, distribution and antitrust matters, as well as rendered in-house legal matters and orchestrated dispute resolution activities. He has also built up the compliance department and processes.

Tansu currently focuses on automotive, manufacturing, FMCG, infrastructure and real estate sectors.

He is actively involved in the fields of investments, manufacturing, distribution, public procurement, product safety and liability, employment, corporate, business, tax and foreign trade.

Tansu has various studies and speeches at conferences and symposia on sustainable supply chain, protection of intellectual property, legal ethics and compliance.

He acts as a mediator for collective bargaining disputes between employers and workers’ unions and hopes he can contribute in development of the industry.

Tansu is a full time father and a fan of wild camping.

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Focus Areas

• Corporate and Business Law
• Customs and Foreign Trade
• Employment
• Product Safety & Seller’s Liabilities
• Manufacturing and Distribution
• Public Procurements
• Investments
• Tax Law
• Information Technologies
• Start-ups


• Automotive
• Manufacturing
• Fast Moving Consumer Goods
• Information Technologies
• Infrastructure & Real Estate


Ankara Law School

European Law, Marmara University
(thesis not completed)

Mercedes-Benz Türk Business
Management Program

Bosphorus University BÜYEM

Applied Leadership Program
IMD Business School Geneva

Health Institutions Management
Istanbul University (Undergraduate Program)

Occupational Health & Safety 
Istanbul University (Undergraduate Program)

MSc Fiscal & Capital Markets
and Financial Institutions

Istanbul University (Post-graduate Program)


Istanbul Bar Association

Trademark Attorney
Turkish Trademark and Patent Institution

Patent Attorney
Turkish Trademark and Patent Institution

Collective Bargaining Mediator
Ministry of Labor, Social Services and Family

Turkish Criminal Law Association

Transparency International, Turkey


Automotive Industry’s Hard Game with Taxes
Fiscal Law Magazine, Volume 2017 January

An Essay on Injustice
Contemporary Law Magazine, Volume 2014, September

Judgment Ethics
Ankara Bar Association, 2014

Current and Emerging Intellectual Property Issues for Business – A Roadmap for Business and Policy Makers
Turkish Industry Business Association, 2004

Turkish Jurisprudence on Asylum Seekers and Migrants
UNHCR Refugee Agency, 1998

Legal Grounds of Judgments - A study on Theory of Logic, 2001

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