Riza Gümbüsoglu is one of the partners at Gün + Partners Law Firm since 1999 in the Corporate and Commercial Law Department. He has extensive commercial litigation experience and his practice focuses on corporate and commercial law, general civil law and tax law. Throughout his 22-years career he has advised a large number of local and multinational clients in relation to every aspect of commercial life on contentious matters.
Fundamentals of his unique experience lay in the fact that, before joining the firm, he had worked as Chief Court Clerk in Istanbul Civil Courts for 13 years whereby he had excelled and gained his skills which helped him in distinguishing himself later on. He received his LL.B. from Istanbul University and he attended Labour Law Lectures at Bilgi University, Faculty of Law.
He has dealt with numerous commercial, corporate disputes and matters, involving large corporate claims, shareholders disputes, joint venture disputes as well as insurance and reinsurance matters in relation to construction, banking, securities, capital markets and the corporate issues. He has also engaged in disputes arising from construction contracts, distribution agreements, white collar crimes, customs related matters and tax issues. He has a significant industry expertise in transportation, construction & real estate and agribusiness.
His publications include: "Apples and Oranges: Uncontested Invoices and Binding Contracts", published in the Litigation Newsletter, February 2016 (co-author); "Practical Information for Acquisition of Real Estate by Foreigners", Mondaq, August 2011; "The Analysis of the Judicial Decision of the Court of Appeals regarding Determination of Jurisdiction", Supreme Court Bulletin; c.37, p.1-2, 2011 (co-author); "Amendments Introduced by the Draft Turkish Commercial Code Regarding the Invalidity of General Assembly Resolutions", Legal Law Bulletin, No: 78, June 2009 and Mondaq, "The Analysis of the Judicial Decision of the 9th Civil Panel of the Supreme Court of Appeals" Bulletin of Legal Labour Law and Social Security Law, 2006.