Ozan Karaduman


+ 90 (212) 354 00 00

Bar Admissions:
Izmir Bar Association

English, Turkish, French


Ozan Karaduman joined the firm in 2007 and is a partner. He is co-chair of the firm’s corporate and M&A and technology, media and telecom (TMT) industry practices.

Ozan has been involved in various M&A transactions, and advised foreign and Turkish companies on their joint ventures, drafted and negotiated SPAs, SHAs and JV agreements, conducted the due diligence processes, and prepared and re-structured numerous commercial agreements.

Ozan has broad experience in telecommunications and has represented major multinational software and hardware companies in their projects in Turkey and before the Turkish Regulatory Authority. Ozan’s practice in the telecommunication sector includes VoIP, software licensing, IT Outsourcing, infrastructure operation, numbering, encryption, radio broadcasting and authorization of the electronic communication services.

Ozan Karaduman has managed various consultancy, training and audit projects related to compliance with the data protection law. He holds Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe (CIPP/E) designation from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Ozan has also been working on energy projects, assisting clients in structuring their projects in the oil and electricity markets from oil upstream activities to electricity generation.

Speaking Engagements

Data Protection in Life Sciences Industries, Ethics and Reputation Society Academy - Health Regulations and Compliance Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 06.12.2019

Data Protection Law, Impact on Sector and Future of the Industry, Medical Supply Congress, Panellist, Antalya, Turkey, 12.02.2019

Security of Personal Health Data, Transparency International Association Turkey - Pharmaceutical Sector Cooperation Program, Panellist, Istanbul, Turkey, 31.01.2019

Legal Basis of Data Processing under the DPL and GDPR, Data Protection Association - Interdisciplinary Data Protection in terms of Practice and Theory Symposium, Panellist, Istanbul, Turkey, 25.10.2018

Legislation on Protection of Personal Data in the Light of Recent Developments, TEID – Ethics & Reputation Society Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 21.09.2018

Processing Personal Health Data in Life Science Under the GDPR and Turkish Law on Protection of Personal Data, Biolegis Meeting 2018, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 13.09.2018

Preparation of Contracts in E-Commerce, DEPARK, Speaker, Izmir, Turkey, 17.05.2018

Now That the Data is Out of the Bag, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) - Global Privacy Summit, Panellist, Washington, DC, USA, 27.03.2018

Compliance with the Data Protection Law, DEPARK, Speaker, Izmir, Turkey, 01.02.2018

The Energy Industry in Turkey – The Most Important Questions?, Invest in Turkey Forum, Panellist, London, UK, 01.04.2017


  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals Turkey (IAPP), Former KnowledgeNet Co-chair
  • Data Protection Association, Board Member
  • Galatasaray University Alumni Association, Former President
  • Galatasaray Education Foundation, Board Member


  • 2006, Faculty of Law, Galatasaray University, İstanbul LL.B.
  • 2000, İstiklal Makzume Anatolian High School, İskenderun