International Bar Association

The International Bar Association (IBA) is the world’s leading organisation of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. The IBA influences the development of international law reform and shapes the future of the legal profession throughout the world. It has considerable expertise in providing assistance to the global legal community. The principal aims and objectives of the IBA are the promotion of an exchange of information between legal associations worldwide, support the independence of the judiciary and the right of lawyers to practise their profession without interference, and the support of human rights for lawyers worldwide through its Human Rights Institute.