Fields of practice
Karmen Turk is an advocate with outstanding legal expertise in intellectual property, media, consumer, international and EU trade law. She also participates in resolving private law issues arising from the everyday economic activities of clients.
Karmen joined Tamme & Otsmann in 2009. She has previously worked in the public sector (Estonian Public Broadcasting) as well as in various private companies.
Karmen graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Tartu in 2004. In addition, she has obtained a research master’s degree from the University of Helsinki. Since 2010, Karmen has been pursuing doctoral studies at the University of Tartu, focusing on the issues of the regulation of the liability of information society service intermediaries.
Karmen’s native language is Estonian and she is fluent in English. She is also able to communicate in Russian and French.
Karmen participates in the work of various international NGOs engaged in protecting human rights, notably free Internet and the freedom of the press. For instance, Karmen is a member of the Dynamic Coalition of Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media on the Internet, of the UN Internet Governance Forum and is participating in the drafting of the Charter of Human Rights and Principles for the Internet.
Karmen’s hobbies include snowboarding, kite surfing, SCUBA diving and photography.