Erdem & Erdem has promoted Mert Karamustafaoglu to Partner and to head of the firm’s Competition & Compliance team.
Karamustafaoglu has over 18 years of experience. He specializes in the competition compliance programs, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, privatizations, and investigations within the scope of competition law and competition law practices in the energy sector. He works on energy and electricity market transactions, as well as investigations of ceramics and cement, M&As in the pharmaceuticals and film and entertainment industries.
Before joining Erdem & Erdem in 2016, Karamustafaoglu worked at the Turkish Competition Authority for 15 years. He graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Law in 1999. He also received his LL.M from Free University of Berlin, where he is currently pursuing his Ph.D.