ICLAIM is an interdisciplinary centre for Law, Alternative and Innovative Methods, a non-profit organisation based in Cyprus


ICLAIM has a Vision of Law, Innovation and Alternative solutions in the modern world, underpinned by high quality research and impact. A world where citizens, small businesses and the industry engage with our applied research and creative legal solutions, widening access to rights and impacting society.


ICLAIM has a Mission of acting as a social enterprise transmitting knowledge and enabling the wider public to have access to their rights through innovative and alternative legal solutions at a fair cost. We are pioneering new solutions with wider impact on the creation, implementation, enforcement and reform of rights in a modern society.

ICLAIM’s Objectives include:

  • To create, promote and raise awareness of innovative and alternative legal solutions, including dispute resolution methods, widening access to rights.
  • To support legal research and impact beyond academia, making a notable difference in society.
  • To develop ways of sharing experience, knowledge and expertise with citizens, small business and the industry, designing creative legal solutions taylor-made to their needs.
  • To work with low and middle-income organisations and young people to learn from and build capacity for research and impact informed legal solutions.
  • To empower ICLAIM users to find their own solutions to socio-legal challenges.
Engagement with the legal profession, the industry and the public
Educational training
Vocational training
Social entrepreneurship and service to the community

Through, inter alia, the marketisation of outputs and the securing of external funding to conduct its activities in Cyprus and beyond, ICLAIM is a vehicle for responsible research, innovation and enterprise in the aforementioned fields

Latest News

ADR Entity Approval

ADR Entity Approval

Under section 22 of the Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes Law of 2017 (L.85(I)/2017) (hereinafter “Law”), the Consumer Protection Authority (hereinafter “CPA”) of the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism of the Republic of...



ICLAIM is an interdisciplinary not-for-profit Centre, which closely works with UCLan Cyprus on law in the real world, socio-legal issues and disputes arising in a transnational and interdisciplinary context, at all levels of the legal order and multi-level...

Mediation Training – Overview

Mediation Training – Overview

The mediation training held in July 2017 at the UCLan Cyprus campus was an accredited course designed for lawyers, academics, civil society organisations, NGOs, community workers, police officers, social workers, probation officers, school teachers, good...

ICLAIM resident members are credited with local, regional and global initiatives focusing on very diverse fields of the law in the real world, through alternative and innovative methods. We work very closely with internationally respected and distinguished researchers and academics as well as key industry partners and professionals, including in the public sector, in Cyprus, Europe and the wider region


For further information about ICLAIM, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@iclaimcentre.org. Professionals are welcome to contact us with any ideas they may have falling within the ambit of ICLAIM and which they would like to develop in partnership with ICLAIM.