Ozan Karaduman


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Bar Admissions:
Izmir Bar Association

English, Turkish, French


Ozan Karaduman joined the firm in 2007 and is a partner. He specialises in corporate and M&A practice area, technology, media and telecom and energy and natural resources sectors.

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 Law, Impact on Sector and Future of the Industry, Medical Supply Congress, Panellist, Antalya, Turkey, February 12, 2019

Security of Personal Health Data, Transparency International Association Turkey- Pharmaceutical Sector Cooperation Program, Panellist, Istanbul, Turkey, January 31, 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, October 25, 2018

Legislation on Protection of Personal Data in the Light of Recent Developments, TEID – Ethics & Reputation Society Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, September 21, 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, September 13-14, 2018.

Now That the Data is Out of the Bag, IAPP – International Association of Privacy Professionals Global Privacy Summit, Panellist, Washington, DC, USA, March 27-28, 2018

Compliance with the Data Protection Law, DEPARK, Speaker, Izmir, Turkey, February 2018

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