Taner Erginel - former Chief of Justice in the TRNC. Legal consultant at Erginel Law

Taner Erginel is a legal consultant at Erginel Law. He served as Chief Justice until 2006 and after retirement was appointed as a legal adviser to the President of the TRNC. To this day, he advises a number of government officials on points of law.

He was the founding member of the Kyrenia Rehabilitation Centre – Cheshire Home and he acted as the president of the Kuzey Kıbrıs Kızılay (North Cyprus Red Crescent) between 2006 and 2008.  He continues to be the honorary president of this foundation.

Taner Erginel holds a law degree from İstanbul University’s Faculty of Law and has been qualified to practise in Cyprus since 1969. Like the other Principals at Erginel Law, he has a wealth of experience, including:

  • Immovable Property Commission Disputes
  • Property, Land and Real Estate
  • Intellectual Property Law (Trademarks and Patents)
  • Public Law
  • Civil Wrongs (torts)
  • Family Law
  • Corporate and Commercial law

He gave important judgments while he was the Chief Justice and contributed to the case law of North Cyprus. He has written several books on Cyprus laws. He frequently publishes articles on legal developments in North Cyprus as well as in the world.  He also lectures graduate students of law at the Girne American University in North Cyprus. He is fluent in Turkish and English.