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Münir Akil who is heading the chambers of Munir Akil Law Office is a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple Inn of United Kingdom.

He is a Barrister at Law and was called to the Bar in 1972. He is registered as an advocate in Republic of Cyprus and North Cyprus since 1973, and he is the only lawyer in North Cyprus who is also entitled to practice in the United Kingdom and registered with the Bar Council of United Kingdom since 1990.

During his practice, he also held legal appointments, as a state prosecutor in North Cyprus, as a District Court Judge of North Cyprus and as a Senior District Court Judge of North Cyprus for ten years.

Having retired from the Senior District Judge position, he moved his house to United Kingdom in 1990. He was accepted to chambers at 8 Kings Bench Walk, London, EC4, England, was enrolled to the English Bar in 1990 as a practicing barrister.

In 1991 after an interview at the Whitehall in London, he was appointed to Crown Prosecution Service as a Crown prosecutor in Wood Green branch of North London. In 1992 for family reasons he decided to return to North Cyprus.

On the 25th of December, 2009, Münir Akil was presented a shield by the Kyrenia Bar Council for his practice over 35 years at the Annual Bar Council Ball held at Pia Bella Hotel, Kyrenia.