After completing her studies for a Bachelor of Laws in Turkey, Izlem found employment as a trainee lawyer in a well-known law firm in Istanbul working for international companies in the science and energy fields. After passing her professional assessment, she become a fully qualified lawyer and a member of the Istanbul Bar Association and at the same time was promoted to an associate in the firm with responsibility for a number of clients.
Having recognized that the economy of Turkey was becoming globalized with Turkey serving as the hub for many companies working in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, while the Law in Turkey was being influenced by international developments and especially those taking place in the European Union, she decided to stay in the forefront of developments in her field and to continue her studies in a top European University in order to enhance her expertise in English and EU Law and also to specialize in the field of Data Protection and GDPR legislation.
On completing her studies for a master’s degree with a focus on Data Protection in Brunel University, she stayed on in the UK and started working for a Turkish law firm serving clients in the UK having legal affairs in Turkey.
As a person with a high sensitivity for the public good, in addition to her work as a lawyer, she often offers her services pro bono, as for instance when she held legal training classes for detainees in the Umraniye Closed Prison.
Sansal is a determined lawyer who has made his career working mainly for private persons in civil law cases including, inheritance law, family law and property law. After his graduation, he started working as a trainee lawyer and after a year was made an associate in a recognised law firm in Istanbul, with responsibility for more than 100 clients.
During his professional life, he has been involved in a wide range of litigations, such as breach of contract, civil right violations and property issues, and has gained a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the Turkish litigation system. This experience allows him to bring a wide perspective to each individual case, which coupled with his extensive legal knowledge, helps ensure the desired outcome for his client.
Sansal works with his clients to understand their objectives, discuss all available options, evaluate likely and desired outcomes, and helps them achieve the most beneficial result in a cost-effective and efficient manner.
He is currently an associate of UT legal assisting in cases where his experience in Civil Law, litigation and mediation in Turkey can best serve the interests of the clients.
Giray is a trustworthy and a problem solver lawyer who has extensive experience representing businesses and individuals in commercial, consumer law and labour law cases and developed a strong understanding of the Turkish Law during his internships and his work experience.
After being admitted to the Istanbul Bar Association, he has been involved in numerous civil and commercial litigation cases and in dispute resolutions, with an emphasis in corporate law, consumer law and employment and labour litigation. Having the best interests of his clients in mind, his first approach to each legal issue is by carefully examining whether it is possible to avoid a recourse to litigation and he uses his strong communication skills to help solve each case through mediation between the parties of the dispute.
Throughout his professional life, he demonstrates his technical expertise, reliability, timeliness, result-oriented character and analysing issues from all possible angles with extensive sense of empathy to his clients. With these qualifications, he is able to solve his clients issues according to their needs.
He is currently an associate of UT legal.