International Bar Association

Outline of the organisation

The International Bar Association (IBA), established in 1947, is the world’s leading organisation of international legal practitioners, bar associates 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 80,000 individual lawyers and more than 190 bar associations and law societies spanning over 160 countries, and has considerable experience in providing legal assistance to the global legal community.

Positions available

Intern positions are available for undergraduate law students, postgraduate law students, and newly qualified lawyers at the IBA’s offices in London, Washington DC and The Hague. Intake dates vary between offices, which are advertised on the website.

Applicants must send a covering letter, CV, application form (available on website), writing sample and letter of reference to the appropriate address:

Further information is available here.