Join SCL

Thank you for your interest in joining SCL

For most people, membership of SCL is £125 / year: Join Online here

If you are an academic, a student, unemployed or subject to economic hardship you may be eligible, for concessionary membership, are set out in the table below.

Benefits of being a member

Becoming a member of SCL entitles you to a number of benefits including the following:

  • Keep up to date with the latest news and analysis of IT law, via full access to our website
  • Receive six issues per year of our magazine, Computers & Law. The magazine carries a selection of content from in a convenient format.
  • Attend SCL events. Benefit from the member's rate to book a place at any of our events.
  • Join the SCL LinkedIn community. Guaranteed approval to join our LinkedIn group. 
  • Meet and share know-how with other members of our society, and network with peers, clients and contacts.
  • Become an SCL Accredited IT Lawyer. Subject to meeting our accreditation requirements.

Full and concessionary subscription fees

Type of member Subscription fee and length Who qualifies Hard copy magazine Discounted rates to attend SCL events How to become a member
Professional £125 / year Anyone 6 issues per year Yes Join online, or email us at [email protected]
Academic £45 / year Full time academics, graduate students 6 issues per year Yes Join online, or email us at [email protected] 

Concessionary £22.50 / 6 months  Unemployed or experiencing financial hardship (at SCL's discretion) 6 issues per year Yes Email us at [email protected](Not available online) 

Trainee Free, renewable annually Trainee solicitors, pupil barristers and 'devils'. No – online access only Yes Email us at [email protected](Not available online) 
Undergraduate students Free, renewable annually Undergraduate students in education at UK universities or higher education institutions (at SCL's discretion) No – online access only Yes Join online with your email address. Your membership will be applied automatically. 


Join online

Joining online is currently a two-step process. To join SCL online you must:

  1. Create a username and password on this website, by signing up here; and
  2. Use this username and password to purchase a membership, by clicking here.

You can also join SCL by emailing [email protected] or by contacting us on +44 (0) 117 904 1242

Payment methods

You can sign up instantly with your credit card. Alternatively, you can request an invoice to be payable by you or your employer (please ensure that you have approval first).

Please note:

Society for Computers and Law  A company limited by guarantee 1133537  Registered Charity No. 266331  VAT Registration No. 115 4840 85  Registered in England and Wales  Registered office: 338 Wells Road, Bristol, BS4 2QL. 
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