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Barış Ülker Senior Associate b.ulker@guleryuz.av.tr
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Barış Ülker

Barış specializes in Litigation and Dispute Resolution. Prior to joining Güleryüz & Partners as a Senior Associate, he worked in leading law firms of Turkey. He represented clients on some of the largest and most complex commercial lawsuits within the Turkish jurisdiction that often had an international party involved. He is therefore considered to be a go-getter litigator by his colleagues. Barış also advises and represents foreign and local clients from a wide range of sectors including defense industries, technology, construction and infrastructure in their disputes arising from corporate law, real estate law and administrative law.

Barış has a refereed article on “General Conditions and Unfair Terms in Immovable Brokerage Agreement” amongst his numerous other articles. He is a frequent contributor in reputable magazines, including Bloomberg Businessweek and Dünya Gazetesi.

Barış holds a law degree from Galatasaray University and he is admitted to Istanbul Bar Association. He is fluent in English, French and Turkish.

Selected Publications:

  • General Conditions and Unfair Terms in Immovable Brokerage (Real Estate Agency) Agreement, Terazi Hukuk Dergisi, Volume 167, p. 1438-1449.
  • Evaluation the Right of Recourse under Zoning Peace Communiqué Article 5.(2).a, Güncel Hukuk Dergisi, Volume 173 (co-author).
  • The Recent Pivotal Developments Introduced in Turkish Legislation, Dünya Gazetesi, Executive-TR Monitor, Volume 172 (co-author with M. Tarık Güleryüz).
  • Limitations on Dividend Distribution: What Actions May Be Taken by Board Members?, Dünya Gazetesi, Executive-TR Monitor, Volume 180 (co-author with M. Tarık Güleryüz).
  • Pandemics and Partnerships, Dünya Gazetesi, Executive-TR Monitor, Volume 187 & Bloomberg Businessweek, October 2020 (co-author with M. Tarık Güleryüz).
  • Is Mandatory Mediation an Obstacle for Access to Justice?, November 2020 (co-author with M. Tarık Güleryüz).
  • Why Is The Business Judgment Rule Important?, Dünya Gazetesi, Executive-TR Monitor, Volume 184 (co-author with M. Tarık Güleryüz).
  • Central Bank and Political Interference, Dünya Gazetesi, Executive-TR Monitor, Volume 205 (co-authored with Zahide Altunbaş Sancak)
  • Commercial Tenants Receive Reprieve, TR Monitor, Volume 219 (co-authored with M. Tarık Güleryüz)