Jonathan W. Blythe

Founding Partner

Jonathan is senior partner at Senguler & Senguler with nearly 25 years’ experience in the Turkish legal market. He has built up a significant practice advising clients in a variety of sectors with significant experience in M&A, energy, finance, banking and project work.

S. Nihan Uslu Yiğit

Educational: LLB, Istanbul University, Turkey, 2007, LLM, Brunel

Institutions: University, UK, 2009
Nihan is a Partner with Senguler & Senguler. She has broad
range of experience in advising multinational foreign

Gül Şengüler


Practice Area:  Litigation
Education: Istanbul University, 1994
Gul is a Partner in Senguler and heads our litigation department.
She advises on a wide range of Turkish Law matters

Barış Can Polat

Education:  Istanbul Bilgi University (LLB) – Bournemouth University (LLM)
Barış is a partner and head of the corporate & commercial team at Senguler.
Baris has experience in M&A, cross-border projects, joint ventures,


Coşkun Şengüler

Practice Area:
 Corporate, Commercial and Regulatory
General Experience – Overview: Coskun Senguler is a former appeal
court judge from the Commercial Appeal courts of Turkey.

Elife Kobaner

Elife Kobaner Bildirici, Counsel

Elife provides counsel services for Senguler & Senguler. She has broad range of experience in advising local and multinational foreign investors particularly in employment law matters, individual and collective labour law disputes and defending clients before courts against employee claims

Ayşe Yazıcı

Educational Institutions: Özyeğin University, Turkey; Bilfen Kolej
Qualifications: LLB, İstanbul, Turkey; Mediator, İstanbul, Turkey
Ayşe is a Junior Associate at Şengüler & Şengüler.

Yiğit Kula

Senior Associate

Practice Areas:   Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Sports Law
Labour Law, Contracts, Litigation.

Mehmet Melih Ayaz

Practice Areas: Labour Law, Criminal Law, Debt Collection and Bankruptcy Law

Education: Eastern Mediterranean University Law Faculty ( LL.B 2011 )

Mine Selin Sayarı

Practice Areas: Employment law, Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Litigation
Education:  Istanbul University Law Faculty (LL.B 2014)

Yasemin Akdeniz

Yasemin Akdeniz, Junior Associate

Practice Areas – Enforcement Law, Bankruptcy Law, Labour Law, etc.

Yasemin has experience in drafting petitions on various legal issues of clients including Enforcement Law and Labour Law.

Işıl Ertekin

Educational institutions:  University, Turkey;
Qualifications: LLB, İstanbul, Turkey; Mediator, İstanbul, Turkey
Işıl is an Associate at Şenguler & Şenguler.

Trainee Lawyers

Büşra Nur Kapkara

Büşra is a Trainee Associate at Şenguler & Şenguler.

İstanbul University, Faculty of institutions Law, 2017
Language skills Turkish (native), English (excellent), French (basic)

Tuğba Yüksel

Educational institutions         Maltepe University, Turkey (LLB)

Qualifications:                        LLB, Istanbul, Turkey