Yusuf Mansur ÖZER

Yusuf Mansur ÖZER

Senior Associate



Yusuf is a senior associate at ErsoyBilgehan, mainly focusing on privacy, data protection, e-commerce, telecommunication, and general corporate and commercial law. He acts for a range of clientele particularly in connection with information and technology law, including building privacy compliance and governance programs and advising on monitoring and surveillance, cross-border data transfers, and data-driven business models. His passion for and background in information technologies enable him to not only analyze the matters from a legal perspective, but also provide his advice based on technical understanding.

Yusuf is fluent in C# programming language and holds an ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management from AXELOS and an LL.M. degree from Bilgi University Information and Technology Law Institute, the subject of his dissertation being “Blockchain Model in Personal Data Protection: Promises and Legal Challenges.” He is also an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and the founder of the Turkish data protection law initiative ‘KisiselVerilerinKorunmasi.org’. In his leisure time, he plays and listens to guitar and reads Schopenhauer.


LL.M., Information and Technology Law Institute, Istanbul Bilgi University, 2019 (Dissertation: Blockchain Model in Personal Data Protection: Promises and Legal Challenges)
LL.B., Istanbul Fatih University, 2015
Private Kilicaslan College, 2010




Admitted to Istanbul Bar

International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Practice Areas

  • Administrative & Regulatory Affairs
  • Capital Markets
  • Competition and Antitrust
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Employment
  • Franchise
  • General Contract Law
  • Hotel & Leisure
  • Information Technologies and Data Protection
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Telecommunication


Blockchain Model in Personal Data Protection: Promises and Legal Challenges (2020), On Iki Levha Publishing, ISBN: 9786257953245.