IALS Advisory Council

Meets twice a year in May and November.         

Terms of reference
The Advisory Council will act as a sounding board for the Director by:

  • Advising the Director on the institute’s aims and objectives both nationally and internationally;
  • Considering and advising the Director on strategic and operational plans for future development;
  • Advising the Director on developments within the subject area and implications and opportunities that may arise for collaboration, research promotion and facilitation, how to improve impact, research and teaching and interdisciplinary working;
  • Considering reports from the institute, and advise on any aspects of the institute’s work;
  • Advising the Dean, through the Chair on the appointment of the Director of the institute;
  • Assisting the School with institute and other reviews as appropriate;

The Rt Hon. Lord Carnwath

At least 8 members drawn from universities and similar organisations UK-wide including up to six from University of London Colleges
Professor Stephen Bailey (University of Nottingham)
Professor David Caron (King's College London)
Professor Norma Dawson (Queens University Belfast)
Professor Charles Mitchell (University College London)
Professor Jeremy Horder (London School of Economics and Political Science)
Mr Paul Kohler (School of Oriental and African Studies)
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas (Queen Mary University of London)
Professor Alan Paterson (University of Strathclyde)
Professor David Sugarman (Lancaster University)
Professor Michael Thomson (University of Leeds)
Professor Patricia Tuitt (Birkbeck College)
Professor Thomas Watkin (University of Cardiff)

A maximum of six members drawn from partners / financial stakeholders not covered by the above but associated with the discipline
Professor Hugh Collins, Chair, Law Section, British Academy
Mr Jonathan Jones, Treasury Solicitor
Sir Stephen Laws, KCB, QC
The Rt Hon. Lord Justice Bean, Chair, Law Commission
Mr Iain Macleod, Legal Adviser, Foreign & Commonwealth Office

At least one but up to two individuals representing academic libraries. Where there are two, at least one should be external to the University of London
Mr David Wills (Squire Law Librarian, Cambridge University)

At least one but up to two representatives of the national postgraduate research community
Jemina Benson (Research Student)

An elected member of the academic staff of the Institute

Ex Officio Members
Dean or Deputy Dean, School of Advanced Study
Professor Roger Kain
Consortium Pro Dean, School of Advanced Study 
Professor Matthew Davies
Director of Institute
Mr Jules Winterton

In attendance
Institute Manager (Secretary to the Council)
Dr Conor Wyer

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