Bülent Önder

Founding Partner

Bülent Önder has been graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Law in 1986 and began his career in 1987 as Assistant Inspector. He continued his career, in the following order, as Inspector, Chief Inspector, and finally as Head of Inspection Department at the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT).

He completed his postgraduate degree on Radio and Television at the International Academy of Braodcasting, in Montreux, Switzerland in 1999 with First Class Honours Degree. His postgraduate thesis, entitled “Personnel Management Process in Public Service Broadcasting Organizations and A Model Recommendation for Turkish Radio-Television Organization (TRT)”, was translated into Turkish and published as a book in 2000. He is the co-author of the Handbook for Managers (TRT Publication, 2002).

He took an active role in the reorganization projects of the TRT and contributed to the preparation of legislation related to broadcasting.  

Between 2011 and 2012, he coordinated the project named “Matching Lines”, a six-episode long television documentary produced by the TRT, with the support of the European Union (EU).

He is currently a PhD student at the University of Westminster, London, in the field of Media, Art, and Design. He researches “Editorial Independence and Accountability of the TRT” for his thesis.

He has been working as an expert for courts in the fields of IP Law and Media Law since 2011. He is also specialised in administrative law, EU projects, auditing, and intellectual property valuation.

He holds various proficiency certificates issued by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for the following courses: Copyright and Related Rights; Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights; Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications; Patents; Intellectual Property Management; Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks.

He is a part-time lecturer at Atılım University for Legal English and Media Law. 

As an EU project expert, he wrote and coordinated many EU projects. He is currently providing service as Quality Assurance and Compliance Consultant for the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline Project (TANAP).

He is actively participating in various national and international events organised in connection with public broadcasting; public broadcasting and its reorganization; public broadcasting and copyrights; and internal auditing. He has several books and articles published in the related fields.

Bülent speaks English fluently, and is intermediate in French and German. He is a native Turkish speaker.

-Ankara Bar Association
-Vice President of the Association on Media Research and Cultural Communication (MAKİ)
-Member of the Steering Committee of European Broadcasting Union’s Internal Audit Group (2007-2013, 2015-2016)


Türkay Alıca

Founding Partner / President of Board

Fethi Merdivan

Founding Partner Member of Board

Levent Yavuz

Consultant / Lawyer Honorable (Retired) Member of the 11th Commercial Chamber of the Turkish Supreme Court

Işıl Efiloğlu

Executive Assistant