Emre Burak Onat


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Bachelor’s Degree︱Ankara University, Faculty of Law

Master’s Degree︱Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Public Tax

Practise Areas

  • Corporate
  • Dispute Management
  • Tax

Emre Burak Onat graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Law in 2011, where he ranked 742nd in Turkey. In addition, in the last year of the university, he studied Russian language at Minsk State Linguistic University for one year (2010-2011). After his undergraduate education, he completed his master’s degree in Public Law (tax law) at Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University and Hacettepe University.

He continues his legal activities within the Ankalex Attorney Partnership, of which he is a partner, mainly in the fields of tax law, commercial law and company consultancy. He has many articles published in the field of tax law.

He also received his mediation license in 2019 and served as a mediator in over 1200 disputes as an expert mediator in the fields of commercial law, labor law, consumer law, insurance law, banking and finance law, and health law at Anka Mediation Center, where he is the chairman of the board of directors.

He continues to serve on the board of directors of Gimat Mağazacılık Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Şirketi, whose shares are traded on the stock exchange, as Vice President of the Legal Platform at the Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Foundation (TÜSİAV), and on the Audit Board of JCI (Junior Chamber International – Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs Association) Turkey. He is a member of the Ankara Bar Association Tax and Administration Board and the Russian Speaking Youth Association. He speaks English and Russian.

Some of his published articles are as follows:

  • “Participate of Tax Evasion Offenses”, peer-reviewed article, published on Turkey Bar Association Review, July-August 2018, No:137, p. 311.
  • “The Concept of the Repetition of Tax Evasion Offences” published on Yaklaşım Review, April 2018, No: 304, p. 258-262.
  • “The Transition of e-Bookkeeping Liability for Lawyers, from Paper-based Bookkepping to e-Bookkeeping”, published Ustad Review No.4, 2018, p. 74-77.
  • “A Comparative Analysis of Tax Crimes and Penalties in OECD Countries” published on Yaklaşım Review, June 2016, No:282, p.253-258.
  • ‘The Transition of Tax Evasion Penalties, from “Fines and Imprisonment” to “Fines or Imprisonment” published on Yaklaşım Review, May 2016, No:281, s. 254-263