Welcome to Başgül

Başgül is an Ankara and İstanbul based full-service law firm providing tailored, practical and high quality legal services.

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Our Team

Erdem Başgül

Managing Partner, Ankara

Erdem leads Başgül’s project finance and arbitration practices. Before founding Başgül in 2021, Erdem worked at reputable international and local law firms. Erdem’s focus has been on energy and infrastructure sectors, and he has led landmark project finance deals and complex arbitration matters.

Ankara University, School of Law, LL.B. (2010)
Turkish Bar Associations Union (2012)
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Aşkın Karaduman

Partner, İstanbul

Aşkın leads Başgül’s corporate, M&A and IP practices. He is a seasoned M&A practitioner who worked at well-reputed international and local firms. Aşkın has represented major international and domestic corporations in complex cross-border transactions and advised prominent investment banks.

Marmara University, School of Law, LLB (2003)
Turkish Bar Associations Union (2006)
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Meriç Bahçıvancı

Partner, Ankara

Meriç is the head of litigation, employment, and insolvency practices at Başgül. Meriç brings a decade of solid experience in employment, real estate, and construction disputes to the firm. He is also a renowned expert in debt collection and insolvency proceedings.

Ankara University, School of Law, LL.B. (2011)
Turkish Bar Associations Union (2012)
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Ali Topuz

Of-counsel, İstanbul

Ali, alongside his independent practice, leads Başgül’s sports department. During his career, Ali has represented prominent clubs, athletes, and coaches in landmark disputes before national courts as well as TFF, FIFA DRC and CAS. He has represented high profile clients during contract negotiations at national and international level.

Bilkent University, School of Law, LLB (2013)
Turkish Bar Associations Union (2014)
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Contact Us

Ankara Office:

Kavaklıdere, Gaziosmanpaşa Mah, Billur Sk. No. 29/2
06680 Çankaya / Ankara

İstanbul Office:

Akasya Residence A Kule Kat: 26D No. 150
34403 Üsküdar / İstanbul