Attorney İlker Atamer

İlker Atamer was born in the city of Cologne in Germany, and he started his primary education in Turkey.  After graduating from a high school in Bursa, he moved to Istanbul to study law in 1998. Ilker Atamer received his Bachelors Degree in Law from 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 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.  Since then, for 15 years, he has been practicing law as a self-employed lawyer in Istanbul. His areas of practice primarily focus on criminal law, criminal procedure law, criminal defense and cyber law. In addition to practicing law in courts, Ilker Atamer has also published multiple articles, and he delivered speeches at conferences and universities on criminal law and cyber law. Ilker Atamer’s detailed resume can be found below:

ilker atamer


Counselor & Attorney at 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

  • Legal Consultation (Advised clients on cyber law, criminal law and divorce law matters)
  • Computer, Internet and Cyber Law (Worked on cyber law related litigation)
  • Criminal Law (Worked as criminal defense lawyer)
  • Family and Divorce Law (Worked as divorce lawyer on divorce litigation)

Multinet Inc. – Istanbul (2004 – 2005)

Corporate Lawyer and Advisor

  • Drafting and analyzing contracts,
  • Advising on wide range of commercial law matters,
  • Working on competition and procurement law,

Uludag University – Cyberbullying and Cyber Crimes Conference (October 2018 – Bursa)
Delivering a speech on cyberbullying and cyber crimes.

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

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

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

Marmara University – Cyber Law Symposium (May 2016 – Kadikoy, Istanbul)
As chairman and speaker, delivering a speech about digital evidence, forensics, illegal evidence and internet censorship.

Seminar on E-Commerce and Permission Marketing Law for IT Executives (March 2015 – Maslak, Istanbul)
As speaker, seminar on the new e-commerce legislation and it’s impacts on permission marketing.

E-Commerce Law Seminar  (December 2014 – Taksim, Istanbul)
As speaker, seminar on The New E-Commerce Law Legislation.

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

Cyber Law Seminar for Lawyers (September 2008 – Taksim, Istanbul)
As speaker, delivering speech about cyber law and cyber crimes for lawyers.

PUBLICATIONS (Articles by Ilker Atamer)

“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)

  • 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)

Turkish (Native), English (Advanced, Fluent)


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