International Law Association – Australian Branch


Welcome to the official website of the Australian Branch of the International Law Association.

About Us

The International Law Association was founded in Brussels in 1873. It has consultative status, as an international non-governmental organisation, with a number of the United Nations specialised agencies.


The objectives of the International Law Association (Australian Branch) are to promote the study, elucidation and advancement of international law, public and private, the study of comparative law, the making of proposals for the solution of conflicts of law, and for the unification of law, and the furthering of international understanding and goodwill amongst persons of Australian citizenship and normally resident in Australia.


The International Law Association (Australian Branch) is delighted to host the ILA 2018 Biennial Conference in Sydney from 19 to 24 August 2018. For more details, please click here

The Australian Branch, which includes a number of State- or Territory-based Chapters, is run by the Management Committee. The main activities of the Australian Branch include:

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Corporate Support

The Australian Branch is grateful for the support provided by the following law firms: