We thrive with our team of accomplished lawyers and legal professionals on board who can handle even the most complex legal matters. Our team use our extensive know-how developed over the years on any given project to provide our clients the highest quality of advice possible.

Should you are interested to join our team, please contact us at for a career at ILHANLI/BASER.

Benan Ilhanli

Attorney-at-law & Trademark Attorney

Benan is a leading lawyer in M&A projects, commercial contracts, IP and IT law related matters. Further to his partnership in ILHANLI/BASER, he is the IP & Customs Law expert of Italian Trade Agency and teaches “Internet & Law” course to grad students in MEF University. He is an alumnus of Lycée de Galatasaray, Galatasaray University and Universita per Stranieri di Perugia. He is fluent in English, Italian and French.

Emir Ali Baser


Ali is an acknowledged lawyer mostly focused in IT, e-commerce, data protection and employment law. He lead numerous projects related to the e-commerce and data compliance programs serving well known internet companies in Turkey. Being a former champion and swimmer in the Turkish national swimming team, he is still involved in various roles in sportive federations. Ali is an alumnus of Marmara and Durham Universities and fluent in English

Metin Ilhanli


Metin Ilhanli founded the firm following his 25 years of service in the Ministry of Customs and Commerce. He is one of the most well-known lawyers regarding customs law. Metin leads the dispute resolution procedures regarding customs and tax. He is an alumnus of Istanbul and 9 Eylul Universities with majors in law and economics.

Burcak Asli Basli


Burcak is a counsel of the firm for litigation procedures. She is an experienced attorney with a specific focus on credit recovery procedures, real estate law and civil law dispute resolution. Burcak is an alumna of Marmara University.

Mert Can Boyar


Mert is a counsel of the firm for data protection projects and the founder of Verilogy, a data protection startup where our firm is involved.  Mert is an alumnus of Tarsus American College and Bilgi University and fluent in English.

Cemre Sahin

legal ıntern

Cemre joined our team as legal intern in 2019. She takes part in both corporate and litigation procedures. She is an alumna of Warren County High School (USA), Liceo Italiano IMI and Yeditepe University. She is fluent in Italian and English.

S.Berkay Sandikci

Legal ıntern

Berkay joined our team in 2019 as legal intern. Berkay is an alumnus of Marmara University where he founded MarmaraMUN Society and Ruhr Universität Bochum in Germany via Erasmus program. Berkay is fluent in English.