Prof. Dr. Başak Baysal

Prof. Dr. Başak Baysal

Of Counsel

Biography

Prof. Dr. Başak Baysal has been working as an Of Counsel for the firm since 2019.

She holds a law degree from Istanbul University and an LL.M. from Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) University. She completed her Ph.D. at Istanbul University with a thesis titled "Adaptation of Contracts in Comparative and Turkish Law."

Between 2008-2014, she served as an Assistant Professor, and between 2014-2019 as an Associate Professor at Istanbul University Faculty of Law. From 2019-2023, she served as the Dean of the Faculty of Law at Kadir Has University, where she was also offered courses for Sustainability Law, Foundations Law, and Contract Law. She currently continues her duties as the Director of the Center for Application and Research of Liability Law.

Prof. Dr. Baysal’s research areas include Contracts, Torts, Consumer Law, Comparative Law, Foundations Law, French Law, Civil Liability Systems, and Construction Law. She has made significant contributions to these areas through her academic work and publications.

 

Areas of Expertise:

  • Civil Law
  • Contract Law
  • Foundations Law
  • Liability Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Comparative Law

 

Education:

  • Istanbul University (LL.B, PhD)
  • Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) University (LL.M.)

 

Languages:

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

 

Awards:

Science Academy Young Scientist Award Program (BAGEP), Science Academy, April 2015

 

Publications:

- Baysal, Başak; Arslan, Gizem (2023), "The Making of the Turkish Civil Code", Ius Gentium.

- Bingöl, Doğukan; Abut, Ahmet; Baysal, Başak; Arat, Nilay; Çalışkan, Alican (2022), "Foreword", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, December, pp. XI - XV.

- Oğuzer, Pelin; Baysal, Başak (2022), " Grounds for Release from Liability in the Axis of Product Safety and Product Liability", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, October, pp. 111 - 172.

- Atamer, Yeşim M.; Baysal, Başak (2022), "Foreword", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, October, pp. VII - IX.

- Bilgetekin, Tuğçe; Abut, Ahmet; Baysal, Başak; Arat, Nilay (2021), "Foreword", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, December, pp. XI - XVI.

- Baysal, Başak; Uyanık, Murat; Yavuz, M. Selim (2021), "Coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19) and Contracts", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, June, pp. 379 - 393.

- Baysal, Başak (2020), "§ 5 Comparative Analysis of Civil Law Systems in Continental Europe", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, November, pp. 91 - 125.

- Baysal, Başak (2020), "Adaptation of Contracts", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, November.

- İnal, Emrehan; Şıpka, Şükran; Öğüz, Tufan; Erman, Hasan; Baysal, Başak (2020), "Festschrift for Prof. Dr. Necla Giritlioğlu", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, March.

- Baysal, Başak (2020), "Legal Interference in Personal Relations: Immorality", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, March, pp. 193 - 202.

- Baysal, Başak; Ugan Çatalkaya, Deniz (2020), "Termination of Professional Football Player Service Contracts", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, January, Vol. 2, No. 2.

- Baysal, Başak (2019), "Law of Torts", On İki Levha Yayıncılık.

- Baysal, Başak (2019), "Liability Law Seminars 2018", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, January.

- Baysal, Başak (2017), "Liability Law Seminar Papers 2017", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, December.

- İnal, Emrehan; Baysal, Başak (2017), "Construction Law and Practice", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, November.

- Baysal, Başak (2017), "Adaptation of Contracts", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, March.

- Baysal, Başak (2017), "The Right of Withdrawal in Contract Law", DergiPark, Vol. 75, No. 1.

- Baysal, Başak (2016), "Liability Law (Seminars) 2016", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, December.

- Ünan, Samim; Baysal, Başak (2013), " Evaluation of the Court of Cassation Decisions Regarding the Claims Filed by the Deprived of Support Due to Traffic Accidents to the Liability Insurer of the Vehicle Operator ", Bank and Commercial Law Research Institute, December, Vol. 0, No. 26.

- Baysal, Başak (2012), "Fault of the Injured Party", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, December.

- Baysal, Başak (2012), "Implementation of the Turkish Code of Obligations", DergiPark, Vol. 70, No. 1.

- Baysal, Başak (2011), "Evaluation of Article 480 of the Turkish Code of Obligations No. 6098", DergiPark, Vol. 69, No. 1.

- İnal, Emrehan; Baysal, Başak (2008), "Advertising Law and Practice", On İki Levha Yayıncılık, May.

- Baysal, Başak (2006), "A General Overview of the Preliminary Draft on the Reform of French Contract Law (avant-projet De Réforme Du Droit Des Obligations)", DergiPark, Vol. 64, No. 2.

- Baysal, Başak (2003), "The Duration of the Obligation of Maintenance by Parents", DergiPark, Vol. 35, No. 52.