Recent News

24Nov

Why should you take part in our first student essay competition?

In anticipation of our first student essay competition launching on 25 November 2021 during our 15th anniversary event, four members of the judging team explain why undergraduate law students should submit their thoughts on how the practice of law will be transformed by technology over the next decade. Jane Colston In her video, Jane Colston, […]
02Nov

Why in a world of tech do books matter?

Why should a lawyer who is passionate about tech and the law care about books? Hear from Ellen Lake, Senior Associate at Clifford Chance, on the importance of tech in the law, and the role of books. Watch Ellen’s film here. We will be exploring this theme further at our event on 25th November. We’re celebrating our […]
27Oct

15th anniversary event: a date for your diary!

The ILBF’s 15th anniversary event is taking place on 25th November at Two Temple Place, thanks to the generosity of Brown Rudnick LLP. We are delighted that our founder and patron, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, former Lord Chief Justice, Lord Burnett of Maldon, Lord Chief Justice, and Professor Richard Susskind OBE will be speaking at […]
15Sep

Coming soon! A special ILBF event and student essay competition

For more information on the competition, see: Competition. Later this autumn, we will be holding a special ILBF event and launching our student essay competition. We have a distinguished line up of speakers joining us on the night. And our essay competition will offer an exciting prize. Over the next few weeks, we will be […]
27Jul

Law students’ support for the ILBF

The ILBF is very fortunate to have had tremendous support from across the legal community over the last 15 months which has kept our shipments on track. One group that has made a huge contribution this year is law students. Students from five universities have packed an impressive total of 228 boxes which amounts to over […]
01Jul

Knowledge without boundaries

As knowledge sharing transcends borders, we highlight three resources for their great strides in putting institutions at the centre of the movement to democratise access to information through providing online resources. For more information on legal resources available online during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, see: Access to legal information during the Coronavirus pandemic. Resources available […]