Can Yeginsu is a barrister practising from 4 New Square Chambers in Lincoln's Inn, London.
Mr Yeginsu is consistently ranked by Chambers Global, Chambers UK Bar, and Legal 500 as a leading barrister in four practice areas: (i) commercial litigation; (ii) international arbitration; (iii) administrative and public law; and (iv) civil liberties and human rights.
Mr Yeginsu has a particularly strong reputation as counsel in freedom of expression/journalistic protection cases both in the United Kingdom (appearing as junior counsel in the UK Supreme Court in the Rhodes v OPO, and lead counsel for interveners in Miranda v Secretary of State of the Home Department both before the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal) and internationally (acting as lead co-counsel in landmark free speech cases before the Supreme Court of the Gambia, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and in numerous applications before the European Court of Human Rights).
Mr Yeginsu is Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown Law and Koç Law School, where he teaches public international law. He is the co-author of The Protections for Religious Rights: Law and Practice (Oxford, 2013) and Partner Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge.