Recent News

07Jun

ILBF Competition 2021—runners-up essays

Legal technology is a crucial and inevitable development in the practice of law. The ILBF’s inaugural law undergraduate essay competition provided law students with a fantastic opportunity to think about how legal technology can be harnessed to improve access to justice in the legal profession. The submitted essays explored a great range of perspectives, ideas […]
26May

ILBF Competition 2021—winning essay

Our first law undergraduate essay competition has been a resounding success. We are delighted that Jude D’Alesio’s winning essay has been published in ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE Magazine, Issue 9 ‘Fire International’. The magazine has a readership across the legal profession and provides a fantastic platform for Jude’s insights and ideas. The question we asked law undergraduates […]
12May

Nottingham University JLAP introduce their law library

The students at the University of Nottingham JLAP group made a film about their law library and what it means to them. In the film, they also interview Tony Simmonds, Senior Research Librarian.   The law students, led by Belinda Ke Lim, made the film for the recent training event for law librarians in Sierra Leone, […]
29Apr

Latest shipment of almost 600 books arrives at three Ghanian universities

The ILBF’s latest shipment to Ghana was a great example of collaboration in the UK and in Ghana, with organisations and individuals in the UK and in Ghana working together to deliver nearly 600 books to three universities. The story starts with the University of Surrey: in 2020-2021, undergraduate law student David Dadson took on […]
31Mar

Law undergraduate essay competition announcement

We are delighted to announce the winner of our law undergraduate essay competition! Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd and Professor Richard Susskind OBE announce the winner in this short film. The response to the competition was excellent with submissions from students at universities all over the UK.  We would like to congratulate all the entrants for […]
16Mar

Students supporting the ILBF at the University of Law Guildford

A group of four students at the Guildford campus of the University of Law (ULaw) are offering their support by collecting student textbooks for the University of Ghana and raising money for shipping costs. In addition to creating a fundraising page, they are in the process of planning a cake sale in April. The ILBF […]