Ilker Atamer was born in the city of Cologne in Germany, and he started his education in Turkey.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Istanbul University Faculty of Law, which is the top law school in Turkey.  After graduation from Istanbul University in 2002, Ilker Atamer started an LLM program focusing on the European Union Law at the Marmara University which is another reputable law school in Turkey. Subsequently, in 2004, he started working as an in-house counsel for Multinet Inc. in Istanbul. After one year, in 2005, Ilker Atamer started his own law practice by establishing Atamer Law Firm.  His areas of practice primarily focus on criminal law, criminal defense, cyber law, divorce, and immigration law. In addition to practicing law in courts, Ilker Atamer has also published multiple articles, and he delivered speeches and made presentations at conferences and panels particularly on criminal law and cyber law.


2002 – 2004 Marmara University European Union Institute
L.L.M. in European Union Law (Master of Laws Degree)

1998 – 2002 Istanbul University Faculty of Law
L.L.B. (Bachelor of Laws Degree)


Atamer Law Firm – Istanbul, Turkey (2005 – )
Founder and Managing Lawyer

Multinet Inc. – Istanbul (2004 – 2005)
Corporate Lawyer and Advisor


Selcuk University – Conference on Personal Data Protection (March 2019 – Konya)
Made a speech about personal data protection and cyber crimes related to personal data.

Uludag University – Cyberbullying and Cyber Crimes Conference (October 2018 – Bursa)
Delivered a speech on cyberbullying and cybercrimes.

Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University – Cyber Law Conference (February 2018 – Kucukcekmece, Istanbul)
Delivered a speech about investigation and prosecution processes of cybercrimes.

Istanbul Gelisim University – Cyberbullying Conference (February 2018 – Avcilar, Istanbul)
Delivered a speech about the legal aspects of cyberbullying.

Istanbul Aydin University – Sexual Abuse Conference (December 2016 – Sefakoy, Istanbul)
Delivered a speech about legal aspects of sexual abuse crime.

Marmara University – Cyber Law Symposium (May 2016 – Kadikoy, Istanbul)
Gave a presentation about digital evidence, forensics, illegal evidence, and internet censorship.

Seminar on E-Commerce and Permission Marketing Law for IT Executives (March 2015 – Maslak, Istanbul)
Delivered a speech at a seminar on the new e-commerce legislation and its impacts on permission marketing.

E-Commerce Law Seminar  (December 2014 – Taksim, Istanbul)
As the speaker delivered a speech at a seminar on the new e-commerce legislation.

Middle East Technical University – Inet-Tr Internet Conference (December 2008 – ODTU, Ankara)
Made a presentation about internet law and internet censorship on International Conference on the Internet.

Cyber Law Seminar for Lawyers (September 2008 – Taksim, Istanbul)
Made a presentation on cyber law and cyber crimes for lawyers.


“The New E-Commerce Legislation” (Article) portal (October 2014)

“What Does the New E-Commerce Law Bring Permission-Based Marketing?” (Article) portal (October 2014)

“Law Nr 5651 Article 8 Change Proposals” (Article)
Internet Council of Turkey (July 2012)

“Legal Status of the Second Generation Websites” (Article) (January 2009)

“Internet Bans and the Current Situation of Internet-Related Legislation” (Conference Presentation)
XIII. İnternet Conference (December 2008)

Internet Restrictions within the frame of Law No 5651” (Article)
IT and Law Magazine (February 2008)

“Legal Liabilities and Responsibilities of Bulk Internet Providers” (Article) Portal (January 2008)

Internet Bans and the Current Situation of Related Law” (Conference Presentation)
XIII. Internet Conferences in Turkey Booklet (December 2008)

Internet Restrictions within the frame of the Law No 5651” (Article)
Ankara Bar – Informatics and Law Magazine 7th Issue (February 2008)

“Legal Status of Web 2.0” (Article) Portal (January 2008)


  • Union of Turkish Bar Associations – Arbitration Certificate (2020)
  • The University of Colorado – Legal English Certificate (2008)
  • Istanbul Bar – Human Rights Law Certificate (2004)
  • Istanbul Bar – Criminal Procedure Law Certificate (2003)
  • Turkish Patent Institute – Trademark Law Certificate (2002)


  • Istanbul Bar Association
  • The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE)
  • European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA)
  • The British – Turkish Lawyers Association (BTLA)
  • International Association of Penal Law (IAPL)
  • Istanbul Bar – Center for Cyber Law
  • Turkish Criminal Law Association
  • The Informatics Association of Turkey