Information Law and Policy Centre

The Information Law and Policy Centre (ILPC), based at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (University of London), launched in spring 2015. The Centre’s mission is to undertake, promote, and facilitate, cross-disciplinary scholarship and research in the area of information law and policy, domestically and internationally, in collaboration with a variety of organisations within the public and private sectors, and civil society.

The work for the Centre is led by its Academic Director, Dr Nóra Ni Loideain.

ILPC Annual Conference 2022 – Online Safety in a Connected World

17 November 2022, 9:30 – 17:00 – 18 November 2022, 9:30 -13:00

The ILPC is delighted to announce that Jonathan Hall KC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, will be part of the ILPC Annual Conference 2022 – Online Safety in a Connected World – Keynote Panel

Attendance is free but registration is required.

For Further details and booking, click here.


ILPC Annual Lecture 2022

ILPC Annual Lecture 2022

Professor Sonia Livingstone OBE will deliver this year’s ILPC Annual Lecture on Thursday 17 November 2022. Sonia Livingstone DPhil (Oxon), OBE, FBA, FBPS, FAcSS, FRSA, is a professor in the Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and...

Current Developments

March 2021

Jim Waterson, ‘Legal challenge seeks to stop ministers sending disappearing messages’, The Guardian (29 March 2021)

European Parliament resolution of 25 March 2021 on the Commission evaluation report on the implementation of the GDPR two years after its application (25 March 2021)

Department of Digital, Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS) and Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issue Memorandum of Understanding on

Role of the ICO in relation to New UK Adequacy Assessments’   (19 March 2021)

Financial Times (Editorial Board), ‘Uber has taken a half-step on workers’ rights’ (17 March 2021) 

Government Response to House of Commons Science and Technology Committee’s Conclusions and recommendations on police use of new technologies and biometrics, including live facial recognition (LFR) (9 March 2021)


ILPC Seminar Series 2020 

Spotlight Series