100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1994 (ON)
Nurhan Aycan is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office and member of its Corporate Finance, M&A, and Private Equity Group. He also heads up the Turkish desk at Gowling WLG. Nurhan has over 20 years of experience in dealing with Canadian and international corporate and commercial matters, with a particular focus on assisting high-growth companies. His experience as a former general counsel of a high-growth multinational plastic products company and as a managing director for an international private equity fund focused on distressed turnaround situations gives him a unique set of credentials to act for multinational clients as their outside general counsel in a diverse range of industry sectors. Nurhan frequently lectures on Canadian securities law, public and private mergers & acquisitions, and resource sector matters at international conferences. In addition to his work as outside counsel for large multinational corporations with operations in Canada and internationally, Nurhan also sits on the board of various client companies as well as three not-for-profit Canadian charities. He has been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for several years. Nurhan obtained his JD from Osgoode Hall in 1992 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1994.