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

Contact/URL

There are 74 local bars in Turkey - their details can be found at http://eski.barobirlik.org.tr/eng/content.aspx?page=17    

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.

Contact/URL

http://eski.barobirlik.org.tr/eng/content.aspx?page=17    

Disciplinary Authorities

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

Contact/URL

http://eski.barobirlik.org.tr/eng/content.aspx?page=16#3

Primary Legislative Source

Attorneyship Law no.1136 of 19 March 1969