Melek Onaran’s practice focuses on all aspects of employment and labour law matters. She has extensive experience in dealing with individual and collective labour law, and social security law matters. She offers legal guidance on complex legal issues, such as those that can arise in large-scale cross border transactions or outsourcing projects, as well as challenging restructuring projects and subsequent dismissals. She provides specialized legal advice in all corporate crime matters such as fraud, misappropriation, unfair competition etc.
Dr. Onaran worked as an associate professor at the Department of Employment and Social Security Law of Istanbul University School of Law between the years of 1986 and 1999. She lectured various employment and labour law topics at the Faculty of Law throughout her academic years of 13 years, and published many articles in various law journals and periodicals.
Dr. Onaran earned her Ph.D. degree at Istanbul University, School of Law in Private Law in 1999. She pursued her Ph.D studies at the University of Friedrich Alexander in Erlangen-Nürnberg. Her Thesis was titled “In the Light of Comparative Study, Equality of Women and Men Employees in Labour Law’’. She earned her first LL.M. degree at Istanbul University, School of Law, in Employment and Collective Labour Law in 1990. She earned her second LL.M. degree at Georgetown University, Washington D.C. in Securities and Financial Regulations in 2002. She graduated from Istanbul University, School of Law in 1986.
She is a member of Istanbul Bar Association.
She speaks fluent English and advance level of German.
Dr. Onaran was admitted to practice in 1999.
Istanbul University (1999)
PhD in Private Law (Thesis on Employment & Labour Law)
Georgetown University, Washington DC (2002)
LLM in Securities and Financial Regulations
Istanbul University (1990)
LLM in Collective Labour Law
Istanbul University (1986)
BA in Law
Turkish, English, Advance level German