The Australian Italian Lawyers Association is a not for profit association of lawyers with an interest in strengthening ties between Australia and Italy.

AILA was launched in 1990

AILA’S mission has been to:

Promote in Australia the study and knowledge of the law and legal system of the Republic of Italy and in Italy the study and knowledge of the law and legal system of the Australia;

Foster personal and professional relations between Members of the legal professions in both countries.

encourage and facilitate the education of the Australian and Italian lawyers in the study and practice of Italian and Australian law respectively;  to co-operate with the Italian Law Societies, Associations and Institutions for the furtherance of the aforementioned objects and to arrange lectures, seminars and other activities in the Australia and Italy;

Arrange and participate in meetings seminars and conferences in Italy or Australia or elsewhere relating to the objects of the Association;

The Association has organised international legal conferences in Italy dealing with topic of International law. It is involved in legal education and it also organises seminars to assist its members with their CPD obligations.

It has funded the AILA law prize at Melbourne and Monash law schools.