Former ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law Senior Associate Bulut Girgin has joined Kinstellar’s Istanbul office as Counsel and Head of Competition and Compliance.
Girgin has over ten years of experience in competition law, regulated industries, and compliance. He has advised clients in such sectors as telecommunications, FMCG, automotive, construction, media, and technology. He has also represented multinational and national companies before the Turkish Competition Board, administrative courts, and the Council of State regarding cartel and abuse of dominance investigations and filed M&A and negative clearance filings with the Turkish Competition Authority.
Kinstellar’s Istanbul Partner Edmund Emre Ozer commented: “We are delighted that such a senior and high-profile practitioner as Bulut has joined our team. His extensive and varied experience and strong client relationships will enable us to deepen our coverage in Turkey and to serve clients even more effectively.”
In the past Girgin also worked as Compliance Manager for FOX TV, Senior Regulatory Counsel at Turkcell, and Legal Consultant at ACTECON. He earned an LL.M. degree from King's College, London, and a Law and Economics degree from Bilkent University, Ankara.