Leading Research Facilitation in Law

Welcome back to IALS. We are a national resource for legal researchers supporting and facilitating research students at universities across the UK and in the University of London.
IALS Library welcomes LLM students from the University of London and PhD/MPhil students, researchers and academics from all universities.

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

Join over 100 students and researchers studying alongside internationally renowned academics and visiting fellows.

View Research and Study Opportunities

Be a part of a legal research hub to foster and conduct research in areas related to legal education and legal skills.

Discover Research and Publications

Access a library with over 300,000 legal texts, online databases and focused legal research projects.

View our Library Resources

IALS is active in a number of partnerships with other libraries and organisations in the UK and overseas.

Our Partnerships and Collaborations



Did you know?

  • IALS Library offers guidance on OSCOLA referencing. We have an online guide and onsite training sessions.

  • The IALS Student Law Review (ISLRev) is an online open access peer-reviewed law journal edited by IALS research students. Submit an article.

  • Charles Clore House, home of IALS, is a grade II* listed building designed by British Architect Sir Denys Lasdun.