Terms of Reference and Membership 2023-24

Meets twice a year in March and October

The Research Committee reports to the Institute’s Advisory Council and has responsibility for the following business, on behalf of the Advisory Council:

  1. To select and appoint Visiting Research Fellows from applications submitted to the Committee.
  2. To approve the selection of Associate Research Fellows and Senior Associate Research Fellows of the Institute.
  3. To Receive: Minutes from the Inns of Court Judicial Fellow Selection Committee.
  4. To select the topic of the Annual WG Hart Workshop from proposals submitted annually.



Professor Alison Diduck (University College, London) 

Judge Nicholas Wikeley

Up to eight co-opted members (two of whom will normally be academics from law schools outside the University of London)

Professor Elaine Fahey (City, University of London)
Dr Debbie De Girolamo (Queen Mary, University of London)
Professor Marie-Andrée Jacob (University of Leeds)
Dr Nóra Ní Loideáin (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies)
Professor Sally Sheldon (University of Bristol)
Dr Constantin Stefanou (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies)
Dr Rebecca Zahn (University of Strathclyde)

The Director of the Institute (ex officio)

Professor Carl Stychin


Alex Bussey, IALS Manager (Secretary)
Eliza Boudier, Fellowship and Administrative Officer (Assistant Secretary)