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 at national and international levels, took active role in merger working group of the International Competition Network (ICN), was involved in preparation of draft bills bringing significant changes to the Competition Law No. 4054 enacted in 2008 and 2020 respectively as well as of a number of secondary legislations issued by the authority.
In 2011, Yavuz moved to private practice and gained particular experience in e-commerce, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, media, energy, retail and FMCG sectors. Since 2017, Yavuz has been offering all types of legal services at his own office.