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Profile of registrant

International Bar Association

Identification number in the register: 55828722666-53
Registration date: 26/11/09 11:10:03

The information on this organisation was last modified on 30/10/14 11:07:27
The date of the last annual update was 30/10/14 11:07:27

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: International Bar Association
Acronym: IBA
Legal status: Not-for-profit corporation
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Mark Ellis
Position: Executive Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Anurag Bana
Position: Senior Legal Advisor, IBA Legal Projects Team

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 10 St Bride Street 4th Floor
London EC4A 4AD
Telephone number: (+44 20) 7842 0090
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The International Bar Association (IBA), established in 1947, 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 a membership of more than 55,000 individual lawyers and 206 bar associations and law societies spanning all continents. It has considerable expertise in providing assistance to the global legal community.

The principal aims and objectives of the IBA are:

* To promote an exchange of information between legal associations worldwide
* To support the independence of the judiciary and the right of lawyers to practise their profession without interference
* Support of human rights for lawyers worldwide through its Human Rights Institute.

The IBA works towards these objectives through three main areas of activity:

* Services for individual lawyer members through its divisions, committees and constituents
* Support for activities of bar associations and in particular, developing bars
* Support of human rights for lawyers worldwide.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Commented on various EU Public Consultations.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2012 - 03/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.