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Ms. Gürcüm is admitted to the Istanbul Bar Association. She is specializing in corporate and commercial law, international contract administration and dispute resolution, mainly international commercial arbitration.

Ms. Gürcüm’s practice focuses on representation of clients in international transactions and in daily corporate and business matters. Ms. Gürcüm has been involved in domestic and cross-border transactions, company incorporations and has notable experience in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements.

Prior to joining ARIKAN | PARTNERS ILC, Ms. Gürcüm has worked in Istanbul office of a top-tier international law firm where she gained experience mostly in corporate law and assisted her team in M &A transactions and in banking and finance projects.

Ms. Gürcüm is fluent in English. Following graduating from TED Ankara College, she earned her L.L.B degree from Koç University, Faculty of Law and she is currently studying in Galatasaray University, Faculty of Law to receive her L.L.M degree in Private Law.

Ilayda Gurcum

Managing Partner