Deniz Baran is a teaching/research assistant at Istanbul University International Law Department, while he is also a lawyer registered to the Istanbul Bar Association, focusing on providing legal consultancy for foreign investors.
He used to coordinate International Law Research Center (UHAM) which is affiliated to Fatih Sultan Mehmet University. He is currently the international law specialist at Al Sharq Forum.
He graduated from Istanbul University with a degree in law. At the same University, he is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in public international law. He has previously conducted numerous international youth projects as Turkey&Balkans Regional Coordinator of Al Sharq Youth, the Chairman of Istanbul Youth Assembly Foreign Affairs Commission, the Turkish Delegate for Y20 2016 China Summit and the Deputy Chair of YCDC (Youth Commission of Diplomacy and Colloboration).
With a keen interest in media, he has taken up writing articles regarding the legal matters for various media outlets such as Al Jazeera, Middle East Eye, Anadolu Agency and Arabic Post.