Think tank

British Institute of International and Comparative Law

BIICL

London, United Kingdom

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) provides informed, independent and practical legal ideas for a global community. Its high quality and respected work involves analysis and debate about contemporary issues on every continent, from its base in the heart of London's energetic and multicultural legal network. BIICL has been making an influential impact since its foundation in 1958, and it can trace its history even further back to 1894. It is one of the very few independent legal bodies of its type in the world, as it is unaffiliated to any university, is a charity/not-for-profit organisation and is nonpartisan. BIICL receives no substantial on-going core funding from any government or private body and welcomes both members and non-members. BIICL includes within it the innovative Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, which has a particular focus on the many rule of law issues world-wide. BIICL undertakes 5 key activities: Applied legal research; Informed and diverse events and discussions; Effective and capacity-building training; World leading publications; Fostering a diverse community of scholars and practitioners through its membership offer.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.biicl.org/

Address:
Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP, UK

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1958
Age (years)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 64
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N de Matteos Bentwich, K.S. Carpmael, G. Cheshire, J. Cohen, Dr C.J. Colombos, Baron Denning, Sir Kenneth Diplock, Sir Harold Duncan, Rev P. Eastman, L. Farrer-Brown, Sir Gerald Fitzmaurice, Prof. R. H. Graveson, W. Latey QC, Sir Hersch Lauterpacht, R.A. Lynex, F.A. Mann, A. McNair, R. O'Sullivan, Sir Kenneth Roberts- Wray, Prof G Schwarzenberger, Lord Shawcross,Dr C. Sluzewski, E. Wall, R. Wilberforce
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): The Rt Hon the Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers KG PC (President)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Rt Hon the Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers KG PC (President)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Spyros Maniatis
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 71
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 86
2020
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 71
2019
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 46
% Female staff
2021
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 57%
United Kingdom average
 42%
Global average
 48%
2020
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 51%
2019
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 58%
% Female researchers
2021
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 57%
United Kingdom average
 20%
Global average
 16%
2020
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 57%
2019
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 44%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 36
United Kingdom average
 32
Global average
 34
2019
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 15
2015
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 4
Financials
2019
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 $4,025,238
United Kingdom average
 $76,969,498
Global average
 $51,587,354

Social

Likes (2022)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 8,760
United Kingdom average
 48,589
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 8,219
Likes (2019)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 7,585
Twitter
Followers (2022)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 6,565
United Kingdom average
 37,184
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 5,613
Followers (2019)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 4,169
Subscribers (2022)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 1,710
United Kingdom average
 12,101
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 1,150
Subscribers (2019)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 209
Followers (2022)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 10,292
United Kingdom average
 11,229
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 5,097

Data notes

Last updated: 21/01/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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