As a peak body, ALSA is proud to maintain positive relationships with our counterpart organisations in other regions.
Asian Law Students' Association
The Asian Law Students Association is a rising student organization with great developmental potential, and its influence in Asian law students is constantly growinggrowing. It is composed of 10 membership countries and regions, including China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia and so forth.
In 2008, the Australian Law Students' Association signed a Memorandum of Understanding and wand has progressed on the path to become a chapter of the Asian Law Students' Association. We are committed to building this key link in our region.
European Law Students' Association
The European Law Students' Association (ELSA) is one of the world's largest Law Student organisations, with member associations at over 200 universities throughout Europe. It has recently created the position of Director for Sister Organisations on the ELSA International Board to liaise with organisations such as ALSA.
International Law Students' Association
The International Law Students' Association (ILSA) is an organisation for law students interested in the field of international law. Its head office is in Washington. ALSA signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ILSA in 1997.
ILSA is also responsible for running the worldwide Jessup Mooting Competition. Australian universities have a history of success in this competition, having won the international round on several occasions.
New Zealand Law Students' Association
ALSA enjoys a close relationship with the New Zealand Law Students' Association (NZLSA). Australian and New Zealand LSS's exchange information about their activities and provide assistance where information is sought about particular initiatives or concerns. The ALSA-NZLSA Memorandum of Understanding records our commitment to continuing and developing the relationship.
The Memorandum records a commitment to exchanging publications, access to e-mail lists and links to web pages, and information exchange including minutes of Council meetings and member reports. The Memorandum also makes a commitment to inviting the New Zealand law schools to participate in the Annual ALSA Conference and extends an invitation for the NZLSA President to attend all ALSA Council meetings and vice versa.
English Law Students' Association
The English Law Students' Association (ELSA London) is an independent, intercollegiate, not-for-profit, non-political Association of London Law Students. ELSA London has a particular emphasis on encouraging its members to support human rights organisations and student societies, with a view to improving the world around them.
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
Phi Alpha Delta is a professional law fraternity based in the USA. It is comprised of law students, attorneys, judges, and educators. With over 200,000 members across the world, they are dedicated to promoting professional competency, service, and achievement within the legal profession. In fact, one out of six attorneys in North America is a member of P.A.D.