IALS Library Committee

Terms of Reference and Membership 2022/23

Meets twice a year in March/April and October

Terms of Reference
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)
Charlie Worthington (King’s College London)
Dr Oliver Gerstenberg (University College London)
Ian Moore (School of Oriental and African Studies) 
Professor David Kershaw (London School of Economics and Political Science)
Nick Bernard (Queen Mary University of London)
Dr Aysem Diker Vanberg (Goldsmiths, University of London)
Dr Aislinn O'Connell (Royal Holloway, 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
Murray Rosen QC (Lincoln’s Inn)
Dunston Speight  (Lincoln’s Inn Library)

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

One representative of student users
George Daoud, IALS Research Student

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

Librarian of the Institute (ex officio)
Marilyn Clarke

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