The Chartered Accountants' Company

We are the City of London Livery Company for members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a 150,000-strong professional body with a global reach.


As a Livery incorporated under Royal Charter, we raise large sums every year for a range of charitable causes, fund bursaries for doctoral students in the accountancy field, play a leading role in the governance of the local authority responsible for the City of London, organise lectures on topics of business interest, support specific units within the armed forces, and hold a variety of membership events to promote a sense of community and fellowship within the Company and the wider Livery world.


Because the Institute is so large, whilst our size is legally limited to 350 Liverymen, pressure on places is inevitably extreme, though we can have additional Freemen.

That said, ICAEW Members are always welcome to contact the Clerk, who is in charge of day-to-day administration, and discuss the possibility of joining us, initially as a Freeman.

Personal merit, a willingness to contribute in a collegiate environment and to donate to a range of good causes, and a pleasant personality are all we ask of applicants.

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