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The Irish Women Lawyers Association strives to encourage and support women in the legal profession in Ireland by facilitating professional, social, and educational networking between women lawyers and advocating for and advancing the interests of such women.


Our membership year runs from January to December. You can renew or apply for your IWLA membership in less than 5 minutes by completing our online application form below, but if you encounter any difficulty, just send us an email at!

After filling out the online form, you can pay your membership fee by PayPal, Debit or Credit Card, or by EFT (please email for details). Membership fees help the IWLA run a variety of events and programmes throughout the year (many of which are free for members), as well as funding the research and educational aims of the IWLA.


  • Novice (trainee/devil/law student) – FREE (please only fill out the membership form, no payment necessary)
  • Junior (up to seven years qualified / academic below the rank of Professor ) – €30
  • Intermediate (eight to fifteen years qualified / academic holding rank of Professor or higher) – €30
  • Master (over fifteen years qualified) – €30
  • Corporate – €600

For further information about joining as a corporate member see our Corporate Members page.

The IWLA at all times aims to be in compliance with the Data Protection Acts 1998, 2003, and 2018, and as such is informing you that it retains your personal data solely for its own legitimate use, e.g. to contact you in relation to upcoming events; to inform you of matters of interest; to communicate matters of IWLA policy to you.