The Indian Lawyers Association (“ILA”) is a voluntary professional organization for the legal
professionals of India. Membership is open to lawyers, judges, professors, law students, and
others interested in the law and the legal profession. The ILA has been formed to shape the future of the legal profession throughout India. ILA is committed to enable opportunities for quality professional development, support the enhancement of equality in the legal profession, promote the delivery of justice, facilitate effective law reforms, and advance the rule of law throughout India.
ILA aims to support the legal profession by offering access to practical resources for legal
professionals to help improve the administration of justice, establish ethical codes, and develop a professional network. ILA promotes an exchange of information between the hundreds of ILA Chapters nationwide
Vision: A Country with a Clean Legal System Where Everyone Gets Timely & Appropriate Justice.
Mission: To clean the legal system of India in order to bring down the average time of case disposal to less than 1 year.
Aims & objectives of ILA
Goal I: Serve Our Members.
- Provide benefits, programs and services which promote members’ professional growth and quality of life.
- To provide mentorship and support for our regional chapters, and its members.
- To provide a platform for networking and professional development opportunities for individual law students and lawyers.
Goal II: Improve Our Profession.
- Promote the highest quality legal education.
- Promote competence, ethical conduct and professionalism.
- Promote pro bono and public service by the legal profession.
- Raise the repute of the profession of Law
Goal III: Eliminate Bias and Enhance Diversity.
- Promote full and equal participation in the association, our profession, and the justice system by all persons.
- Eliminate bias in the legal profession and the justice system.
Goal IV: Advance the Rule of Law.
- Increase public understanding of, and respect for, the rule of law, the legal process, and the role of the legal profession at home and throughout the world.
- Hold governments accountable under law.
- Work for just laws, including human rights, and a fair legal process.
- Assure meaningful access to justice for all persons.
- Preserve the independence of the legal profession and the judiciary.
- Provide access to a network of pro bono services.
ILA is a registered society under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registrations Act 1975.