Regulation Directory project - Turkey

Legal Jurisdictions

Turkey - single jurisdiction but local registration and regulation

Lawyer Title(s)

Avukat (attorney)

Regulator(s) of Admission

Local Bar registers trainee attorneys and enrols fully qualified Turkish attorneys


There are 74 local bars in Turkey - their details can be found at    

Regulator(s) of Practice

Lawyers must remain registered with their local bar and comply with the Professional Rules of the Union of Bar Associations of Turkey and the Prohibition of Publicity Regulations.


Disciplinary Authorities

Disciplinary Committee of the Union of Turkish Bar Associations. Additionally, each regional bar has its own Disciplinary Committee.


Primary Legislative Source

Attorneyship Law no.1136 of 19 March 1969

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