Are you interested in becoming a trustee of ILPA?

Each year at our Annual General Meeting the Committee of Trustees is appointed. Our Committee of Trustees must both reflect and represent the interests of all ILPA members, from all sectors of immigration work and throughout the UK.

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place this year on Wednesday 22 November 2023 from 4pm. Details will be announced soon but please keep the date in your diary (estimated duration 4pm – 6pm).

Nominations for Committee of Trustees 2023 are now open for October 2023

The timetable for nominations is:

Nominations open: Monday 9 October 2023

Nominations close: 5pm Tuesday 31 October 2023

Members will receive the link to the online web portal for nominations by email and can also access it at

If we get enough interested members standing as trustees we will move to an online ballot of members, open from 9 November and closing at 4pm on the day before the AGM, 21 November, results to be announced at the AGM.

Whatever your area of work or level of experience you have something to offer.

We urge all interested members to put themselves forward for election to the Committee of Trustees.

Trustees play a pivotal role in ensuring that ILPA operates in the best interests of its members and stays true to its mission of promoting and improving the advice and representation of migrants and securing a non-racist, non-sexist, just and equitable system of immigration, refugee and nationality law practice.

As a trustee you will have the opportunity to support and shape our work and direction of the organisation. You can make a significant difference that’s not only important to you, but also to all of our members. ILPA immensely appreciates the experience, expertise and passion that our Trustees bring to the organisation.

You can find out more about how to become an ILPA Trustee here. The next elections will be held in Autumn 2023. The timetable for this year can be found below:

Key dates:

  • AGM: Wednesday 22 November 2023
  • Nominations site open – Monday 9 October 2023
  • Close of nominations – 5pm 31 October 2023
  • Ballot to be issued, if we get enough nominations! (All individual members, and the primary contact at organisation members will receive by email: unique voting codes, candidate profiles, and instructions on how to take part in the ballot): November date TBC
  • Voting opens – Thursday 9 November 2023
  • Voting closes – 4pm Tuesday 21 November 2023
  • Results to be announced at AGM on 22 November 2023

The link to the online web portal for trustee nominations will be emailed to members and members can also access it here.

Useful resources

Description of the role of a trustee

Description of the role of treasurer (contact

Recording of our meeting 30/09/2020 Becoming a trustee – all you need to know

ILPA’s Articles of Association

I’m a trustee of ILPA because the organisation has been a great support to me throughout my legal career. Now having the opportunity to use my experience and skills to shape the direction of the organisation, and support its development, is really rewarding.

Julie Moktadir, ILPA Trustee, Partner at Stone King LLP