Esin Orucu is Professor Emerita of Comparative Law and Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Glasgow; and Professor Emerita of Comparatıve Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam. She was born in 1940 in Istanbul.
She graduated from Istanbul University, Law Faculty. She completed her PhD in Istanbul University. She is a member of the Istanbul Bar. She has been working and living in Britain since 1976. She also was part time Professor in the Netherlands (EUR) until 2005. She is retired but still teaches in Glasgow (Mixed legal systems).