Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London

  • Address: Charles Clore House
    17 Russell Square

    WC1B 5DR


The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) is a member institute of the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Founded in 1947, it is a national academic centre of excellence, serving the legal community and universities across the United Kingdom and the world through legal scholarship, facilities, and its comparative law library.

The mission of the Institute is to be "the focal point of legal research for the United Kingdom and the countries of the British Commonwealth.