Direnç Bada

Direnç Bada

Managing Associate
Bar Admissions: Istanbul Bar Association, Law Society of England & Wales
Languages: English, Turkish
Phone: + 90 (212) 354 00 27
Email: direnc.bada@gun.av.tr


Direnç Bada is a dual-qualified lawyer admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales and an attorney in Türkiye.

He is a managing associate at Gün + Partners and has worked for the firm since 2014. Direnç has specialized in the firm’s dispute management, intellectual property, and data protection and privacy practices.

He represented clients in international commercial disputes before ICC and ISTAC. He has experience in civil and criminal IP litigation and advises clients on IP matters.

Direnç also advises multinational clients on international data transfers and localization requirements. He holds Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe (CIPP/E) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals since 2019.



  • Better Justice Association, Board Member

  • Istanbul Arbitration Association, Member

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals, Member

  • Stiftung Mercator, Fellow


  • 2020, Istanbul Bilgi University Information Technology Law Master’s Program (with thesis)
  • 2014, Istanbul Bilgi University Faculty of Law

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