International Bar Association
About IBA

The International Bar Association (IBA), established in 1947, is the world’s leading organisation of international legal practitioners, bar associations, law firms and law societies. The IBA influences the development of international law reform and shapes the future of the legal profession throughout the world. It has a membership of more than 80,000 individual lawyers, and over 190 bar associations and law societies spanning 170 countries. Find out more

IBA Student Members can discover it all

Do you aspire to become a successful international lawyer? Would you like to get a taste of what it’s like to be a member of the International Bar Association?

For just £20 a year Student Members can gain access to:

  • a vast online library of substantive legal information, including: newsletters, practice-area specific journals and magazines, webinars and the IBA’s bi-monthly flagship magazine, IBA Global Insight;
  • a growing network of fellow law students from around the world;
  • get regular updates on our educational programmes and internship opportunities here;
  • a number of CV-enhancing projects including serving on the Student Steering Committee, and numerous chances to have your work published by the IBA.

In November 2018, ELSA will be organising the ELSA-IBA Law Students’ Conference, an international conference on Banking, Finance and Careers together with the International Bar Association in London, United Kingdom. Register your interest now here.