Filiz Toprak Esin

Managing Associate

+ 90 (212) 354 00 24

Bar Admissions:
Istanbul Bar Association

English, Turkish, French


Filiz Toprak Esin has been with the firm since 2006 and is a managing associate. Her practice is focused on corporate and M&A, competition and business crime and anti-corruption.

Filiz has been involved in numerous M&A transactions and assisted clients who have investments in Turkey on their continuing legal needs.

She has broad experience in compliance matters including competition and white collar crime and she has assisted multinational clients in their fight against corruption and provides preventive advice on their compliance processes. She also represents senior executives before the relevant authorities and courts on white collar crime related investigations and court actions.


Speaking Engagements

Principles and Implementation of Anti-Corruption Law in Turkey, Ethics and Reputation Society Academy, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, April 05, 2019

Effective Contract Management, Ethics and Reputation Society and Gün + Partners, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, October 19, 2018

Vertical Agreements under Competition Law, Gün + Partners Seminar, Speaker, Izmir, Turkey, November 14, 2017

Essential Elements of an Effective Internal Investigation, Ethics and Reputation Society 7th International Ethics Summit, Istanbul, Turkey, June 16, 2017

The Penalties in White Collar Crimes, Transparency International Association, Speaker, December 9, 2016

Challenges in Acquisition of Companies in Turkey, 5th Turkey Private Equity Summit, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, April 2015

A Competition Law Perspective on Enforcement of IP Rights in the Turkish Pharmaceutical Sector, Recent Developments in Competition Law Symposium – VIII., Erciyes University and the Turkish Competition Authority, Speaker, May 14-15, 2010


  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Ethics & Reputation Society (TEID), Board Member
  • Transparency International Turkey
  • Integrated Reporting Turkey


  • 2009, European and International Business Law, Faculty of Law, Leiden University, Leiden – The Netherlands (Adv. LL.M.)
  • 2006, Faculty of Law, Galatasaray University, Istanbul LL.B.
  • 2001, Notre Dame de Sion French High School, Istanbul