Terms of membership in the International Bar Association

Answer all the questions of membership in the International Bar Association IBA
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What is the International Bar Association (IBA) ?
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The International Bar Association is one of the most prominent international bar associations and legal associations, founded by representatives of the 34 Bar Associations in New York on February 17, 1947, shortly after the founding of the United Nations. It was founded with the belief that an organization of the world’s bar associations could contribute to global stability and peace through the administration of justice.

The organization consists of more than 80,000 individual international lawyers from most of the world’s leading law firms and about 190 bar associations and legal associations covering more than 170 countries.
The organization provides the opportunity to exchange information and views of its members on laws, practices and professional responsibilities related to the implementation of commercial law around the world.

What are the benefits of joining the International Bar Association IBA ?

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Terms of membership in the International Bar Association
Terms of membership in the International Bar Association

By joining the IBA, you will be connected to a part of the global network of lawyers. Almost every large law firm in any major city in the world is a member of this organization, which joins the IBA with the goal of training, disseminating information, building strong communications and networking.

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By joining the IBA
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You become part of an international network of 80,000 lawyers around the world.
Experience unique business development opportunities.
Get discounted rates at 50 conferences around the world.
You are attending the largest international conference of lawyers around the world.
Access the World Library of Articles, Books and Practical Guides.
Keep up to date with developments and international law.

How do I register in this organization ?
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In the previous article, we have fully explained all the steps of online and in-person registration with a photo. Please refer to the article How to become an international lawyer.

Who can become a member of this organization ?
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Membership in the IBA is open to all members of the legal profession, including lawyers, counselors, members of the judiciary, and full-time law professors and students.

How long is the membership and payment for it?
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Membership in this organization always starts from January 1 and continues until December 31.
Individuals who register after a certain year after September 1 will receive membership benefits for the remainder of that calendar year at no additional cost. You pay the price for 12 months.

What documents are required for membership?
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This organization does not receive any documents from you and you only need to enter personal information to register.

Is a membership certificate issued for membership?

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No, membership certificates are not usually issued, but if you need and apply, an IBA membership certificate will be issued for a fee of 15 .

When is the membership card issued ?
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The membership card will be sent within one month after processing your membership application form.

Does IBA membership mean getting a lawyer?

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The IBA is a regulatory body that does not give any person the right to practice law in any jurisdiction.

How can the membership fee be paid?

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Payment As explained in another article, you can pay both online by credit card and in cash, or you can download your invoice and pay by bank transfer or check.

Will I be notified when I renew my membership and pay the membership fee?

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Yes, annual renewal notices will be sent in January to remind you that it is time to renew your subscription.

Is it possible to register and participate in conferences online?

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Yes, login information will be emailed to new members.
After receiving them, you can go to the My IBA section of the website, where you can register for conferences, purchase IBA products, pay, or check your payment status.
Members who are unable to pay online will not be able to register for conferences online and will be required to complete a printed registration form

Can we register with a few other lawyers from a company and get a discount?

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No, but if a significant number of a company’s attorneys wish to join the IBA, the company can become a member of the IBA Group.

Is the cost of attending conferences the same as the membership fee?
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No, you can not attend any conference for free by joining this organization, and the cost of membership in the organization is not related to the cost of attending conferences, but as a member, you can receive a significant discount on IBA conference costs. do.

How can I change my personal profile?

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On the site and in the MyIBA section, you can easily update your personal information online.
You can also do this by emailing email@int-bar.org and stay informed of your new information.

How do I find my IBA membership number?

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Your membership number will be sent to you in a welcome email, and will also be displayed on your membership card.

How do I find my IBA membership number?

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Your membership number will be sent to you in a welcome email, and will also be displayed on your membership card.

Is there a discount for paying the membership fee?

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There is a discount for full-time academics, judges, government lawyers, retired lawyers from low-income and low-income countries that Iran is not one of these countries and this discount does not apply to Iranians.
For more details, visit the organization’s website at www.int-bar.org/countries_eligible_for_discount.cfm.

If you do not want to, how can you cancel your membership in this organization?

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If for any reason you want to unsubscribe from IBA, you can email your subscription request to member@int-bar.org.

In case of cancellation of the membership, you will receive your payment with the following conditions:
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Maximum 30 days – full refund
31 to 90 days – Refund with 25% deduction paid
More than 90 days – no refund
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Note that if you sign up for an IBA conference with an IBA membership and discount rate, you do not qualify for a refund.

19 November 2020
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