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Dedicated to insurance law in the UK

BILA is a unique organisation, its membership being drawn from insurers, insurance brokers and other intermediaries, academic lawyers, solicitors and barristers.

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What is BILA?

In addition to UK members, there are many from all over the world. BILA is not only a domestic organisation, it is also the British Chapter of Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances (AIDA) and is an active participant in all the activities of AIDA including its quadrennial world congress.


What is AIDA?

BILA is the UK National Chapter of the Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances (AIDA), a not-for-profit organisation founded in 1960 with the aim, through international collaboration, of promoting knowledge of international and national insurance law and related matters of interest.

Upcoming events

The Applicable law to insurance contracts and their arbitration agreements: the world after Brexit, Chubb and The Arbitration Bill 2023
05/12/2023 / 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Virtual only

The English conflict of laws rules on “applicable law” to insurance contracts and the arbitration agreements that are often found in them have been affected by Brexit,  the Supreme Court’s decision in Enka v Chubb and now the Arbitration Bill 2023.  This talk attempts to summarise where we are now and look at what the future may hold.

The BILA Journal

The BILA Journal (“Journal”) is the official journal of the Association. The Journal was first launched in 1964 and has been published regularly since then.

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Latest news

2023 BILA Journal Article Prize Winner

2023 BILA Journal Article Prize Winner

At a prize-giving ceremony on 15th November 2023, Professor Miriam Goldby, BILA’s Journal Editor was pleased to award the 2023…

BILA Book Prize Winner 2023

BILA Book Prize Winner 2023

The 2023 BILA book prize was announced on 15 November 2023 in the Old Library at Lloyd’s, prior to a…

Well Done Christine!

Well done Christine!

Well done Christine! BILA were thrilled to see past chair and current committee member, Christine Williams take part in this…

BILA New Chair – JANUARY 2023

BILA New Chair – JANUARY 2023

Peter MacDonald Eggers KC stepped down as BILA Chair near the end of last year after a two-year term.  We…

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