Partner, Attorney At Law
Ayça Kortel is a partner and one of the experienced team members of Employment, Human Resources & Labor Practice Group in Çukur & Partners law firm.

For more than 12 years, Ayça Kortel is recognized as one of the leading human resources, employment & labor lawyers in Turkey by Turkish and international corporate employers.

She has been advising to landmark Turkish and international conglomerates and corporates at all kind of employment & labor law matters, human resources and industrial relations at both individual and collective levels.

From day-to-day labor and employment law advisory to defending employers against collective and individual claims, Ayça supports her corporate clientele across the full employment life cycle. Her practices cover compliance to Turkish and international employment & labor regulations, executive compensations, employee benefits, incentives, social security and pensions as well as protection of employees’ data and immigration.

Ayça has been widely involved in employment, human resources and labor law aspects of M&A transactions as well as re-structuring of corporates and very experienced on employers’ representation at trade union and collective bargaining procedures and disputes for years.

Ayça is a mediator admitted and registered at Mediators’ Registry at the Ministry of Justice.

Employment, Human Resources & Labor

Compliance & Regulatory, Governmental

Dispute Resolution

Data Protection, Privacy and Cyber Security

Harvard University, Online Contract Law – From Trust to Promise to Contract Program

Anatolian University, Human Resources Management Degree

Dokuz Eylül University, Economical Law, LL.M

Dokuz Eylül University, Law School, LL.B

İnönü High School

Turkish, English