Mehmet  GÜN

Mehmet Gün, is an attorney at law by profession. He was born in Dere village in Bozkır, Konya in 1959; graduated from İstanbul University Law School in 1980, set up his own practice in 1986 and brought the Gün + Partners Law firm as one of the leading law firms in Turkey and earned international fame and reputation. He is fluent in English. Gün + Partners law firm provides the business world with full range of legal services in commercial and corporate, intellectual property, Patent, lifesciences, arbitration, mediation and ADR.

He was among the pioneers in the development, regulation, promotion and enforcement of modern Turkish IP laws; and acted as advisor to several industry NGO’s and parliamentary debates of the most recent Industrial Property Act of Turkey. He considers himself as a litigator and has acted in numerous local and international litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Currently he focuses his works on judicial reform and dispute resolution fields and is currently serving as the founder Chairman of the Better Justice Association and Istanbul Arbitration Association a member of SEDFED. He is an active member of several business world and professional NGOs including TÜSİAD, contributing to them in relation to rule of law, accountability, separation of powers and full independence of the judiciary aiming to improve the investment and business environment in Turkey.

He is the author of his professional autobiography that translates as “From Steppes to Becoming a Global Lawyer” sharing his vast experience with the Turkish legal community, “Unconstitutionality of the Priviledged Protection Afforded to Community of Experts” criticizing the abusive use of court appointed experts by Turkish judiciary,  the TÜSİAD paper called ”Quality in Judicial Services and the Elements of Quality” the Better Justice Association’s “the Proposal for the Establishment of a Higher Judicial Council Structure to Ensure the Independence of the Judiciary” and his most recent book ”Turkey’s Middle Democracy Issues Judiciary, Accountability, Fair Representation and the Way to Solve” published in May 2018.