Partner, ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
Burcu Can is a partner at ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law. She graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Law in 2008. With close to 10 years of competition law experience, Burcu relocated from Brussels to Istanbul to join ELIG Gürkaynak in 2018.
While more than half of this time, over five years, was devoted to the Turkish Competition Authority as a competition expert case handler, Burcu also worked for many years at the Brussels office of one of the top international law firms as a competition lawyer.
During her years at the Turkish Competition Authority, Burcu took part in leading antitrust and merger cases concerning banking, finance, motor vehicle and transportation sectors, contributed to the preparation of secondary legislation for competition law and several International Competition Network projects.
In addition to obtaining an LLM degree from Harvard Law School, Burcu also has a master’s degree in commercial law from Gazi University in Turkey. Burcu is a member of the New York Bar and the Istanbul Bar Association.