Editor's Letter

Welcome to The Legal 500’s inaugural special edition – Turkey – Women in Law. We spoke to leading female attorneys to get the lowdown on their inspirations and vision for the new generation of women lawyers.

These interviews provide insight into what motivates them, how they manage work/life balance and the challenges for women within the legal industry in Turkey.

Our thanks to all attorneys that have supported us in this endeavour.

Interview with… Nükhet Serra Coral, Managing Partner, Deris Attorney-at-Law Partnership

Tell us about your career choice and journey. And what made you decide to get into Intellectual Property and Trademark law?  Deriş is one of the oldest law firms in Turkey established in 1912 by my great grand-father and I am the 4th generation of the family. I was introduced to IP law at very …

Interview with Yasemin Kenaroğlu, Founding Partner, Kenaroğlu Avukatlık Bürosu

Tell us about your career choice and journey. What inspired you to become an attorney?  If you ask people about me, even the ones who don’t know me closely would tell you how much I like expressing my ideas publicly, how passionately and strongly I defend them and how insisting I am to protect the …