Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Charles Clore House
17 Russell Square
London
WC1B 5DR

T:  +44 (0)20 7862 5800
E: ials@sas.ac.uk 

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) was founded in 1947 as a national academic institution serving all universities through its national legal research library.

Its function is to promote, facilitate, and disseminate the results of advanced study and research in the discipline of law for the benefit of persons and institutions in the UK and abroad. Its areas of speciality include arbitration and dispute settlement, company law, comparative law, economic crime, financial services law, legislative studies and law reform, and the legal profession and delivery of legal services.

The Director of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is Jules Winterton.