Attorney Ayşem DIKER VANBERG » Ongur Partners

Attorney Ayşem Diker Vanberg, Ph.D. International Partner Of Council (London/UK)

Attorney Aysem Diker VANBERG, PhD, works with ONGUR&PARTNERS International Law Office in international arbitrations. She focuses on ICC, LCIA, ICSID, ISTAC arbitrations, international projects, competition law, mergers & acquisitions, international investment projects, and cases related to UK law. Dr. VANBERG has strong legal ability and expertise in international dispute resolution processes, and provides effective solutions in multinational project disputes. Dr. VANBERG works with a wide range of our international clients, including the Turkish business community, UK start-ups and corporations based in Turkey. She has a strong track record of success with various employment, investment and trade based visas issues. Dr. VANBERG provides unique solutions for ONGUR&PARTNERS’ Turkish and international clients for investments, company establishments, and visa processes in compliance with UK Law.


2009-2015 University of Essex

  • Thesis “Article 102 TFEU’s suitability to the new economy”
  • Research focus on European competition law, contract law, European law, data protection and privacy law
  • Essex Scholarship recipient


2008-2009 : The College of Law- International Mergers and Acquisitions International Practice Diploma Programme

2003-2005 : University of Bremen – Master in European and International Law (LL.M. Eur) Distinction

Thesis : “Limiting the extraterritorial application of the new EC Merger Control      Regulation”

Moots : Represented Germany in the Manfred Lachs Moot Court Competition April       2004

2002-2003 : Bremen University of Applied Sciences

Master in European Studies in Public and Private Management (MA) Distinction

Thesis: “Mergers and Acquisitions in the Media Sector: How does EU competition policy affect the competitive dynamic of the industry?”


B.A LAW DEGREE 2000 : Ankara University

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) First Class Honours


Turkish Ministry of Education Postgraduate Scholarship

2011- Present Teaching Asistant, University of Essex :Teaching European Law and Competition Law

2009-2011: Research assistant of Professor Chris Marsden and Professor Agasha Mugasha, University of Essex

2007-2008 : In-House Legal Counsel, Cimpor Cimentos de Portugal (Ankara, TR)

2005-2007 : In-House legal counsel, MAN Nutzfahrzeuge Group (Ankara, TR)

2001-2002 : Attorney-at-law, Trade Mark&Patent Representative, Sariibrahimoglu Law Office (Ankara, TR)

Ozkan, F & Diker Vanberg A, ‘Yesterday Microsoft today Google: competition cases on product designs in high-tech markets’, Competition Journal, Issue 1, 2013

Diker Vanberg, A, ‘From Archie to Google: Search engine providers and emergent challenges in relation to EU competition law’, European Journal for Law and Technology, Vol. 3, Issue 1, 2012.

Presentation at the 26th EuroCPR, Ghent, Belgium, March, 29, 2011, Paper entitled ‘Search Engine Dominance in the European Digital Economy’ (peer-reviewed selection).

Presentation at the British & Irish Law, Education and Technology Association Conference, Manchester, UK, April 12, 2011, Paper entitled ‘From Archie to Google- Search engine providers and emergent challenges in relation to EU competition law’ ( peer-reviewed selection)

Co-author (2002) of book ‘Enerji-Bankacılık-Telekom Üst Kurulları ve Rekabet’ (The Regulatory Bodies in Energy, Banking, Telecommunications and Competition)

English (Native) Turkish (Native)German (Fluent)