Partner – LLB, LLM, MBA.

Summary Profile:

Bahar Bircan Avcılar is a partner of NACAKCI, qualified in Turkish Law. Prior to be a partner at NACAKCI, she was a partner of Izmir office of a reputable law firm of Istanbul and she had worked as the general counsel of one of the leading holding company in Istanbul. She has led many corporate and acquisition works. Mrs. BIRCAN’s practice focuses on corporate, PPP, M&A, project finance and multinational projects with a significant background in international contracts.

She graduated from Galatasaray University School of Law. She obtained an LL.M degree at Université Nanterre, Paris. In addition, she has a MBA degree from International School of Management, Paris.

She speaks fluent English and French.

She is a member of Antalya Bar Association. She is a qualified mediator registered with the Mediator Registry of Department of Mediation under the Directorate General for Legal Affairs.

Professional Experience:

2020 – to Date — Partner and Mediator at NACAKCI
2018 – 2020 — Partner at TOCC Attorney Partnership
2016 – 2018 — Founder Representative of TED Izmir College
2011 – 2016 — Head of Legal at Bozlu Holding AS
2009 – 2011 — Head of Corporate Department at Yamaner & Yamaner (Istanbul)
2006 – 2008 — Senior Associate at Serap Zuvin Law Offices (Istanbul)
2004 – 2006 — Associate at Ersoy Bilgehan Law Office (Istanbul)


– International School of Management, MBA (France) (2010)
– Université NANTERRE, LL.M Degree (2004) (France) (International Business Law)
– Galatasaray University (2001) Law Degree (Istanbul)
– Antalya Anadolu Lisesi (1994) High School (Antalya)


– Turkish
– English
– French

Practice Areas:

– Corporate, Commercial and Contract
– Data Protection
– Mediation
– Energy
– Infrastructure
– Banking and Finance
– Mergers & Acquisitions
– Tourism and Hotel Management

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