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
63 
United Kingdom average
 35
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) (2019): Spyros Maniatis
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2016): Professor Robert McCorquodale
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 46
United Kingdom average
 52
Global average
 120
2016
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 36
% Female staff
2019
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
58% 
United Kingdom average
45% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
44% 
United Kingdom average
32% 
Global average
34% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 4
United Kingdom average
 49
Global average
 156

Social

Likes (2019)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 7,585
United Kingdom average
 14,307
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2016)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 4,962
Twitter
Followers (2019)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 4,169
United Kingdom average
 24,104
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2017)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 2,819
Followers (2016)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 2,151
Subscribers (2019)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 209
United Kingdom average
 12,496
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2016)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 64
Followers (2019)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
 5,097
United Kingdom average
 5,498
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 12/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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