Şahin Yavuz, Attorney at Law, holds bachelor degrees in law (Beykent University) and in business administration (Ankara University) and master degrees in economics (University of Illinois) and in science and technology policy studies (METU).
He began his professional career at the Turkish Competition Authority in 1997 and had worked as a case handler for 14 years. During this period, he conducted a large number of competition law investigations and merger reviews in inter alia FMCG, retail, pharmaceuticals and health-care sectors, represented the authority in numerous meetings, took active role in merger working group of the International Competition Network (ICN), was involved in preparation of draft bill amending the Competition Law No. 4054 and a number of secondary legislations issued by the authority.
In 2011, Yavuz moved to private practice and gained particular experience in telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, media, energy, retail and FMCG sectors. Since October 2017, Yavuz has been offering all types of legal services at his own office.