Social Responsibility

Our primary social responsibility is to provide the best service adhering to the highest ethical values. In addition we carry out and support voluntary works for the development of legal profession and the justice system in order to improve prevalence of the rule of law for settlement and effective resolution of all differences in our society.

We may grant scholarships to exceptional talents that are in strenuous circumstances provided they are determined to extend their boundaries and to improve their linguistic and academic competence, willing to work in our firm.
We believe in sharing knowledge and experience with the community and sponsor academic studies, scientific and professional events, competitions as well as taking part in lawyer and trainee exchange programs.

We provide financial aid and mentorship to the university student teams which are believed to represent our country in the best possible way and to bring their members most competence in the international moot court and arbitration competitions. We will support up to (5) teams annually.

We will determine the teams to be supported as well as the budged and human resources allocated for this purpose by evaluating the applications which will be received by our office until June every year. Student teams of successful state universities will be prioritized.

To apply, send the following details to by writing “Moot Court Competition Aids” in the subject line.

  • Aid request letter containing information about importance of the competition and competition process,
  • Sufficient information about the mentorship and monetary source needed,
  • Assignment letter written by the university,
  • Participation documents drafted by the competition administrative tribunal,
  • Copies and drafts of the documents which are intended to be used in the competition (i.e. plaint petitions, etc.),
  • CVs of the team members.
Believing that a contemporary justice system is the most essential element of a peaceful and prosperous society, we support the Daha İyi Yargı (Better Justice) initiative. Please join the initiative with your thoughts and suggestions at

İSTA was founded with the aims of raising awareness both nationally and internationally about the current and future arbitration centres located in Istanbul and Turkey, and improving specialization in the fields of arbitration judicature – lawyership.