IALS Library Committee

Terms of Reference and Membership 2019/20

Meets twice a year in April and October

To advise the Director and the Advisory Council on all matters relating to the requirements of, and policy to be followed in the Institute’s Library, both in view of the needs of the Institute as a centre for legal research and study and in relation to the resources of other libraries.


One representative of each University of London law school
Dr Piyel Haldar (Birkbeck College)
Professor Panos Koutrakos (City, University of London)
Dr Manuel Penades Fons (King’s College London)
Professor Philip Schofield (University College London)
Bob Burns (School of Oriental and African Studies) 
TBA (London School of Economics and Political Science)
Nick Bernard (Queen Mary University of London)

Three co-opted members representing non-University of London law schools
Professor Fiona Cownie (Keele University) (Chair)
Professor Rosemary Auchmuty (Reading University)
Dr Peter Dunne (University of Bristol)

Two co-opted representatives of professional users
Margaret Clay (Inner Temple)
Murray Rosen QC (Lincoln’s Inn)

One co-opted representative of the British Library
Ben Hadley,  Social Sciences Subject Librarian

One representative of student users
Benedict Turner (IALS research student)

The Director of the Institute (ex officio)
Professor Carl Stychin

Librarian of the Institute (ex officio)
David Gee

Page last updated: 23rd October 2019