Turkey is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia. Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Syria, Iraq, Iran, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Bulgaria and Greece. Turkey's location at the crossroads of Europe and Asia makes it a country of significant geostrategic importance.
Turkey is a democratic, secular, unitary, constitutional republic with a diverse cultural heritage. Turkey is a member of the UN, NATO, OECD, OSCE and the G-20. It became one of the first members of the Council of Europe in 1949 and an associate member of the EEC in 1963. It joined the EU Customs Union in 1995 and started full membership negotiations with the European Union in 2005.
Turkey is a civil law jurisdiction based on the Swiss, French and Italian model.
The 66th CCBE newsletter is out - read more about the following topics: Proposed European Convention on the profession of lawyer
Under the agenda of exploring best practices for legal aid across Europe, London was the delegation’s fourth visit
The award honours their particularly activism in the defence of human rights and the rule of law in Turkey.
In November 2011, mass arrests of Kurdish and Turkish lawyers took place in raids executed simultaneously in many Turkish cities and provinces.
Join the conference on 5 March in Berlin
Attend the Law Society’s networking reception for participants and interested family law experts on 27 March
Find out more about the current business climate in Turkey and listen to experts on 7 December 2016