Admitted to the Istanbul Bar Association
Begüm Biçer İlikay joined Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı in 2016. She has strong experience in dispute resolution, compliance and investigations. Begüm represents domestic and international clients before the Turkish Courts, execution offices and other public authorities in a wide range of litigation matters, including commercial and corporate-related disputes, employment-related disputes, administrative lawsuits, enforcement lawsuits, criminal proceedings in relation to white-collar crimes as well as execution and bankruptcy proceedings. She also provides Turkish law advice in connection with disputes pending before foreign courts. In the past five years, Begüm has been extensively involved in major intra company disputes arising from SPA and SHA provisions. She has a vast experience in execution and bankruptcy proceedings as well as the enforcement of foreign court judgments and arbitral awards. In its Dispute Resolution listings, The Legal 500 ranks her as a Rising Star.
Begüm is also experienced in advising on the compliance of clients’ business practices with local and international anti-corruption and anti-bribery regulations and conducting internal investigations in the event of any allegations regarding compliance law-related matters. She was involved in several major investigation processes.
Begüm co-leads the actions of the Firm's French Desk together with Okan Demirkan.
Ethics and Compliance
Galatasaray University School of Law (2012)
Galatasaray High School (2007)