Turkish lawyers Aysel Yatkin and Filiz Esin have been promoted to Partner at Gun and Partners in Istanbul.
Aysel Yatkin, who joined Gun and Partners in 2008, specializes in intellectual property, with a special focus on patents and utility models. According to the firm, "with almost 12 years of experience on patents, she has been providing consultancy on all matters related to patent law and has been leading numerous patent actions. With a vast advisory and litigation expertise particularly with regards to protection of patent rights, [she] also represents various pharmaceutical companies before the Ministry of Health in relation to the regulatory matters and gives support to these companies on regulatory matters during the audits conducted before the Ministry of Health."
Filiz Esin, who has been with the firm since 2006, focuses on business crime and anti-corruption, competition, and corporate/M&A. According to Gun and Partners, "Filiz has broad experience in compliance matters including competition and white collar crimes. She has assisted various major multinational clients in their fight against corruption and provides preventive advice about their compliance process. At the same time, she represents executives of clients before relevant authorities and courts regarding white collar crimes related investigations and court actions. Concerning competition law matters, in addition to her consultancy and training expertise, she represents clients about any projects before the Turkish Competition Authority as well as any administrative court actions regarding decisions of the Competition Board."