Cansu Akbıyıklı

Managing Associate

+ 90 (212) 354 00 53

Bar Admissions:
Istanbul Bar Association

English, Turkish, French


Cansu Akbıyıklı is a managing associate in Gün + Partners and she has been working for the firm since 2014. Her practice is focused on corporate and M&A, dispute management, insurance and reinsurance, business crimes and anti-corruption and energy and natural resources.

Cansu’s practice on corporate and commercial law mainly focuses on merger and acquisitions and corporate governance issues. She has been involved in various M&A transactions and advised foreign and Turkish companies on their joint ventures. She drafted and negotiated numerous share purchase agreements, shareholders agreements, asset purchase agreements and JV agreements. In that regard, Cansu conducted the due diligence processes, provided legal assistance for re-structuring of companies following M&A transactions and prepared numerous commercial agreements. She has been representing and assisting several multinational companies investing and doing business in Turkey. Also, she has been providing legal advice relating to negotiation and termination of distribution agreements entered by especially multinational pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

She assists insurance companies from the regulatory aspect, and advises national and international insurance companies regarding localization of the insurance and reinsurance policies in Turkey. Additionally, Cansu represents and advises clients in both local and London insurance market, loss adjusters, international law firms and brokers for handling and management of disputes concerning various types of insurance and carrying out settlement processes.

Cansu advises clients, both national and international, on Turkish energy and natural resources legislation, providing advisory services in the areas of energy law and provides legal assistance to Turkish and international clients regarding business crime and anti-corruption matters.


  • 2014, Faculty of Law, İstanbul Bilgi University, İstanbul LL.M.
  • 2010, Faculty of Law, İstanbul University, İstanbul LL.B.
  • 2005, Saint-Joseph Private French High School, İstanbul