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Ozge Tuncel, Ekin Kotan, Secil Kisakurek, Isil Doganay, and Ece Kocabas Make Associate Partner at KP Law

New Associate Partners at KP Law

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KPMG's Turkish affiliated law firm KP Law has appointed five new Associate Partners. Ozge Tuncel, Ekin Kotan, Secil Kisakurek, Isil Doganay, and Ece Kocabas have all joined the partnership, as of January 1, 2022.

Tuncel leads the firm's Corporate & Deal Advisory team. She joined KP Law in 2016 as a Senior Counsel and was promoted to Director in 2020. Prior to that, she was an Associate with the Guzeldere & Balkan Law Firm (2015-2016), GSI Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership (2014), and the Yildirim Law Firm (2012-2013).

Kotan is a member of KP Law's Corporate & Deal Advisory team. She focuses on technology, e-commerce, capital markets, and retail and also represents clients in litigation matters and commercial disputes. She has been with KP Law for four years, having first joined as a Senior Associate in 2018. Kotan previously spent six years with the Bener Law Office. 

Kisakurek leads the firm’s Data and Compliance team and focuses on highly regulated sectors. She joined KP Law in 2016 as a Senior Counsel. Before that, she spent a year as a Senior Associate with the Eryurekli Law Office (2014-2015) and six as an Associate with Birsel Law Offices (2008-2014).

Doganay leads the firm’s Dispute Resolution team and co-leads the Contracts and Employment one. She joined KP Law in 2019 as a Lawyer. Before that, she was an Attorney-at-Law with the Okutgen Law Office (2017-2019) and a Senior Lawyer with the Undes Law Office (2011-2016) and the Naipoglu Law Firm (2007-2011).

Kocabas leads KP Law’s Execution and Bankruptcy team and specializes in enforcement, bankruptcy law, and commercial law. She joined the firm in 2020 as a Senior Counsel. She previously spent seven years with the BAB Law Office (2013-2020) and another two with the Alparslan Gunal Law Office (2011-2013).

KP Law at a Glance

Based in Istanbul, Turkey, KP Law is an independent full-service law firm providing multidisciplinary solutions to the clients worldwide. With over 55 lawyers and specialists, KP Law makes the best of agile & holistic approach as a strategic partner to your business with well analyzed reality checks, risk monitoring and pragmatic solutions. The firm has a distinguished status with built trust, a consistent high quality and stands out as a preferred vendor of Big4 as well as large size consultancy firms. Thanks to this accumulated knowledge and track record international experience, the team is intensely committed to high quality strategic approach and value-based delivery with commercial awareness and deep understanding of industry dynamics.

KP Law is led by Founding Partner Att. Onur Kucuk, a skilled negotiator, trusted by top executives, multinational clients to advise on critical projects and large-scale, cross-border transactions with 25+ years of experience in corporate and M&A. He leverages his professional and communication skills to be an inspiring leader for each and every one of his teams. He is a prominent speaker, author, and lecturer with contributions to industry publications and mainstream press, in cooperation with various organizations including Harvard Business Review Türkiye, Bahçeşehir University, and Board Membership Mentoring and Development Program and member of International Bar Association (IBA).

Our Services: KP Law has a leading practice focused on Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate, Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Employment and Contracts, Data Protection & Technology, Tax Law, Capital Markets, Arbitration as well as Litigation and Arbitration across a wide range of industries with particular emphasis on the retail, industrial manufacturing, fintech, e-commerce, and energy sectors.

Our Approach: Adopting innovative approaches by combining high-quality strategic thinking, commercial awareness and cutting-edge technology, our team acts with an unconventional mindset and approach:
- Going beyond just giving legal advice, we put ourselves at the heart of your business. By understanding your problems and needs, we redefine them.
- We give you a competitive advantage by predicting problems before they arise.
- We take an analytical approach by breaking the most complex problems into simple formulations to offer a clear path forward.
- We add value to your business as we invest in a team of legal talent combined with strong financial literacy and strategic thinking.

Firm’s website: www.kplawtr.com