Mehmet Karlı is Lecturer at Galatasaray University Law School, Istanbul. He holds an LLB degree from Galatasaray Law School and MJur and MPhil degrees from the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford. He completed his DPhil thesis, entitled ‘Regulatory Regionalism and the World Trade Organization’ at the University of Oxford in 2011. While in Oxford, he worked as a research associate at South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX) for the Programme on Modern Turkey. He has published widely on conflict resolution, Cyprus, dispute settlement and Turkey’s role in the WTO in Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, Trade Negotiations Insights and Turkish Policy Quarterly.