• University of Ankara, LL.B. 2002
  • University of Ankara, LL.M. 2006
  • University of Ankara, Ph.D. 2011

Dr. Canyaş is a leading academic, and Of Counsel at Cetinkaya. In his academic career he is an associate professor and head of the tax law department at Hacettepe University.

In his work as an attorney, he represents clients before tax and criminal courts in relation to tax disputes and tax crimes, where his years of experience have seen him gain in-depth knowledge of international tax law, corporate taxation and administrative law. Dr. Canyaş was also a member of the Tax Law Committee of the Union of Turkish Bar Associations, between 2014-2020 and is a current member of the International Fiscal Association.

Previously he studied as a visiting scholar at the University of Texas for his Ph.D. thesis. He is the author of a variety of texts which include books, book chapters and academic articles in his area of expertise, such as “Tax Transparency in Turkey” (IBFD Publications), “Conciliation Procedure in Turkish Experience: Discussions on the Discretionary Power of the Tax Administration”, in “Settlement of Tax Disputes: Alternative Mechanisms” and “Effects of the European Convention on Human Rights on the Turkish Taxation Policy and Management”.