Gorkem is a graduate of Uskudar American Academy and Istanbul University Law School. As a part of his graduate studies, he took commercial law courses at Harvard University, US. After working for a reputable Turkish law firm as an intern and Dentons as an associate respectively, in 2010, he decided to continue his career through his own practice and established Gokce Attorneys at Law which later became Gokce Attorney Partnership. Gorkem was involved in a variety of international mergers and acquisitions, joint venture, private equity, and venture capital and project finance transactions as well as privatizations in Turkey. He represented local and international clients before Turkish courts on various commercial disputes. He has key expertise in technology and internet-based businesses. Gorkem advised various multi-national companies including Lehman Brothers, Astaldi, British American Tobacco, Sony and Formula 1 Administration. Gorkem is a member of the British – Turkish Lawyers Association and acted as the Secretary to the Association between 2008 and 2009. He is also a member of International Technology Law Association and acts as Turkey’s Local Representative. Gorkem is the first Associate Member from Turkey admitted to the Esports Bar Association and is the founding Chairman of Turkish Internet and Technology Law Association. He is a Supervisory Board member at Endeavor Turkey. He has been giving lectures on administrative law at the Training Center of the Istanbul Bar Association since 2009. He is a regular speaker at a number of Turkish law schools.