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About Tuna Tanik

Tuna is a principal associate in our Antitrust, Competition and Trade team.  Based in Brussels, her practice spans all aspects of EU competition law, multi-jurisdictional merger control and cross-border antitrust and regulatory issues.

She has extensive experience of complex cross border merger control, including in-depth reviews by and remedies negotiations with the European Commission and authorities in other jurisdictions.

Tuna speaks English, French and Turkish.

Recent work

  • Adobe in relation to the EU merger control proceedings of its proposed $20bn acquisition of Figma, Inc.
  • Aon in relation to the EU merger control aspects of its proposed $29.9bn merger with Willis Tower Watson, securing conditional Phase II clearance in the EU.
  • Siemens on the worldwide merger control proceedings of the proposed transformative combination of Siemens’ and Alstom’s mobility businesses.
  • Global Infrastructure Partners on its acquisition of a majority interest in VTG AG, a leading European railcar lessor.
  • Warburg Pincus, APAX, CPPIB and OTPPB in relation to the global merger control aspects and national security / foreign investment reviews of its £2.6bn acquisition of Inmarsat, a leading satellite service provider.
  • Merck on the €3.4bn sale of its consumer healthcare business to P&G.
  • Norsk Hydro in relation to the EU merger control aspects of its acquisition of Alumetal, securing an unconditional Phase II clearance.



  • King's College London, UK (LLM in competition law, 2013-2014)
  • Bilkent University, Turkey (BA in law, 2006-2010)

Professional qualifications

  • Admitted to Istanbul Bar Association, 2011
  • Brussels Bar (B List), 2015