Welcome to the Guernsey International Legal Association.

A relaxed and informative forum for lawyers and law students in Guernsey. Founded in 1989 by the late Mike McKean, GILA offers unique opportunities to learn, network and exchange ideas, all in a fun, relaxed environment. GILA brings together members from all walks of the profession – from private practice lawyers to those working in-house and in government roles – so whether you are new to the island or a long established resident, GILA offers a sure fire route to meeting new people and building long lasting connections.

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Why join GILA?

Grow your network

Meet and share ideas with other lawyers and law students in a relaxed setting

Open To All

Open to all internationally qualified lawyers and law students, membership not contingent on being a Guernsey Advocate

High Profile Speakers

Including Baroness Hale of Richmond, Baroness Chakrabarti, Lord Woolf and Geoffrey Robertson QC

Exclusive Discounts

First refusal and discounted entry to all GILA events including four complimentary seminars per year

Valuable Insights

Learn and gain valuable insights from key local speakers giving industry updates

Support and Mentor

Meet and help support the next generation of lawyers through the bursary and mentoring scheme

Develop Draft Legislation

Opportunity to be consulted during the development stages of draft legislation in Guernsey from time to time

Increase CPD

Clock-up valuable CPD on-island

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