Handan Bektaş is a partner at BaykanIdea Law Offices. She graduated from Duzce Anatolian High School and graduated from the Faculty of Law, Eastern Mediterranean University (2000 to 2005). She completed her LLM at Istanbul Bilgi University on human rights and law of economics. She attended a seminar organised by the European Council on the training of Turkish lawyers about the European Convention on Human Rights and attended a seminar organised by the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce on international business.