SCCL is governed by a Board and an Administrative Director. Special purpose Committees and Working Groups can be established by the Board. SCCL consists of a Scientific Council and an Administrative council plus a number of Research Panels. To SCCL can be affiliated Fellows, Visiting Fellows and Senior Visiting Fellows.
SCCL is located in the Stockholm University Library building, on floor six. A mixture of legal researchers, both young doctorate candidates, experienced researchers and retired professors, are located here. SCCL is also home for a ever expanding specialised, legal research library.