How can I apply for books?

The ILBF welcomes applications for legal texts (which are donated by the UK legal community) from legal professional bodies, law schools, universities and other institutions and individuals (but not profit-making law practices) in Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, the Caribbean and the Pacific.

November 2020: the online Application Form is currently unavailable due to a technical issue. Please note the text below, and then email and we will email you a Word version of the form to complete.

If you wish to be considered as a recipient for books, please complete the application form below and send it to the ILBF online by clicking the ‘submit’ button at the end of the form. It is essential that the appropriate person completes ALL questions on this form. Please allow at least four weeks for your application to be assessed.

Please note that the ILBF will pay only those costs associated with shipping the books to the destination port. The ILBF will not pay ay destination charges or the costs of domestic transport of books from the port to your organisation.

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    Website address (if any)

    Additional contact information: Please provide the name, telephone number and email address of an additional contact at your organisation

    How did you hear about the ILBF?

    Your Organisation: Please enclose your most recent annual report or equivalent document describing what you do

    What is the role of your organisation?

    Who does your organisation aim to support?


    Who can use your resources (eg accessible to all or limited to specialist personnel)?

    Approximately how many members of staff does your organisation have?

    What percentage of users are:



    Books and Resources

    Describe briefly what resources you already have, how up to date they are and where they came from

    What is the charge (if any) to use your resources?

    Where would the books be kept?

    Who would be responsible for the books?

    How would you promote the use of the books?

    If you receive the books, how will you evaluate their impact on?

    a. your organisation

    b. the users

    If you plan to distribute the books please list institutions you wish to distribute to

    Are you able to contribute to local costs (if necessary)? (required)


    Please use this space to provide further details in support of your application

    Please indicate areas of interest from the list below.

    Student texts

    Constitutional LawBusiness LawCivil LawCriminal LawEmployment LawEnglish Legal MethodEnvironmental LawFamily LawHealth & SafetyHuman RightsIntellectual PropertyInternational LawLabour LawLand LawLaw of TortsLaw of ContractLaw of TrustsPhilosophy of LawRoad Safety LawTransport/Maritime LawEuropean Union Law

    State any other areas of interest

    Practice Law

    Law ReportsStones's Justice's ManualCivil Court Practice (The Green Book)Court FormsEncyclopaedia of Forms & PrecedentsCommon Law Library SeriesArchboldThe Digest

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    Laws and Statutes

    Halsbury's LawsHalsbury's Statutes

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