An independent legal research institute with charitable status, unaffiliated to any university, the Institute is the only body of its sort in the UK. The Institute creates a diverse community of scholars and practitioners and serves as an unrivalled focal point for its substantial membership base. Institute members include judges, practising lawyers, regulators, government officials, international civil servants, academics and students. Its focus is on Comparative Law, Competition Law, European Law, Human Rights Law, and Investment Treaty Law, Public International Law and Private International Law.
The Institute is registered with the Law Society, the Bar for CPD hours, which can be claimed from the majority of its events. They receive discounted rates at The Montague on The Gardens hotel, London WC1 and Goodenough Club, London WC1.
- 40% discount for all employees at all Institute events, which are CPD accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board (where applicable)
- Subscription to the International and Comparative Law Quarterly (ICLQ) online and access to the entire archive of the journal (from 1952) through this site
- 40% discount on all British Institute of International and Comparative Law publications
- Subscription to the Institute newsletter, via email
Corporate rate 1:
Universities and not-for-profit organisations: £500pa
Corporate rate 2:
Law firms, chambers, and companies of up to 50 partners/members/in-house counsel: £800pa
Corporate rate 3:
Law firms, chambers, and companies of over 50 partners/members/in-house counsel: £1,400pa
Perhaps the greatest benefit of membership is being part of a global network that includes eminent scholars and practitioners concerned with analysing both ongoing problems and current developments in the law.
Click here to join online.
Click here to get a print version of the membership form to fill in and return to the Institute.
Click here to view the forthcoming events programme
Contact the Membership team
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Charles Clore House
17 Russell Square
London WC1B 5JP
T: 020 7862 5151