IBA - Committee index

Committee index

Individual members join committees depending on their practice areas and interests, and benefit from being able to communicate with fellow members worldwide. These groups also organise specialist conferences where members can meet to discuss the latest issues within their field and make international contacts.The committees may publish regular news and articles for their members and/or undertake projects of relevance to their practice area. Find out more below: 

Academic and Professional Development

Access to Justice and Legal Aid

African Regional Forum

Alternative Business Structures

Anti-Money Laundering

Art, Cultural Institutions and Heritage Law


Asia Pacific Regional Forum

Bar Issues Commission

BIC International Trade inLegal Services Committee

Capital Markets Forum

Closely Held and Growing Business Enterprises

Code of Ethics Working Group

Corporate and M&A Law


Corporate Counsel Forum

Corporate Social Responsibility

Discrimination and Equality Law

Employment and Industrial Relations Law

Environment, Health and Safety Law

European Regional Forum

Forum for Barristers and Advocates

Global Employment Institute

Healthcare and Life Sciences Law

Human Rights Institute

Immigration and Nationality Law

Indigenous Peoples

Individual Tax and Private Client

Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law

International Construction Projects

International Franchising

Latin American Regional Forum

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI)

Maritime and Transport Law

Negligence and Damages

North American Regional Forum

Product Law and Advertising

Regulation of Lawyers and Compliance

Rule of Law Forum

Senior Lawyers

International Trade and Customs Law

War Crimes


Women Lawyers' Interest Group