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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 […]
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 […]
03Mar

Turks and Caicos Islands create new law library

The ILBF was delighted to be able to support the Turks and Caicos Islands judiciary, when Chief Justice Mabel Agyemang decided to improve the facilities in Providenciales by creating a library in the court building. Despite the constraints of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic during 2020-21, the ILBF managed to send two shipments of books. This […]
09Feb

Count down to our essay submission date: 3 weeks to go

Our competition essay question asks law undergraduates to think about how legal technology could transform the legal profession to improve access to justice and diversity in the profession, and what that could look like in 2030. Find all of the details of how to enter here. Professor Richard Susskind OBE joined as at Two Temple […]
10Jan

Should law students care about legal tech?

Yes, they should! Join us on Wednesday, 19th January at 5-6pm to hear legal tech industry experts talk about where legal tech is going, what the challenges are, and how you can play your part if you want to be one of the creators of systems. Register for the free event here. We’ll be joined […]