The IBA Legal Projects Director oversees the Legal Policy & Research Unit (LPRU) and the Bar Issues Commission project lawyers. The team undertakes research, and develops and implements innovative strategies, projects and initiatives that are relevant to business and the rule of law, the global legal profession and the broader global community.
Legal Policy & Research Unit
Our areas of work
Digital Disruptive InnovationRead more
Bar related project workRead more
Anti-corruption and CommercialRead more
Future Trends and FocusRead more
Business and EthicsRead more
The LPRU have created and contributed to a number of legal reports, articles and guidance documents.See all reports
Legal Internship Programme
Intern positions are available for undergraduate law students, postgraduate law students, and newly qualified lawyers.How to apply
Project Proposal Processs
Could your project benefit from the support of the IBA Legal Policy & Research Unit?Find out more
News and recent releases
Forthcoming public events
Report Launch - IBA Judicial Integrity Report in collaboration with the UNODC
Within the IBA’s Judicial Integrity Initiative, in this webinar, we will present the key findings of an IBA study which focuses on the processes that are in place to hold judges to account for their conduct.
IBA LPRU Business and sustainability podcast series
Ten years after the endorsement by the UN Human Rights Council of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, their author, Professor John Ruggie discusses the ever-changing landscape of human rights due diligence with the IBA in the first episode of a series of podcasts on business and sustainability. Click here to listen!
The IBA's recent global wellbeing survey’s preliminary findings showed that we must raise awareness and destigmatise discussions around mental health and wellbeing, in addition to investigating how institutions can translate awareness into effective interventions to improve workplaces.