Skip navigation

The International
Rule of Law Project Inc.
c/o Chapel & York Limited
1000 N. West St.
Suite 1200
Wilmington, DE 19801

"The time is always right to do the right thing." 

Martin Luther King Jr.


The International Rule of Law Project (IROLP) Inc. is a US non-profit organization, tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code and governed by an independent Board of Directors. Gifts to the International Rule of Law Project Inc. are deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Supporters of the British Institute for International and Comparative Law (BIICL) established IROLP in 2010. Our mission is to promote the study and development of international and comparative law and, in particular, of the rule of law both within countries around the world and in the international legal order.

The Directors and Officers of IROLP are:

  • Phil Kessler, Hoffman & Kessler LLP (President & Chair)
  • Patricia Ambrose, Deputy Director, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (Secretary & Honorary Treasurer)
  • Paul C Saunders, Retired Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore