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Grand summary: ILBF law undergraduate essay competition 2022-2023

In March 2023, we announced the winner of our law undergraduate essay competition 2022-2023. The response to the competition was excellent, with submissions from students across the country. We thank all entrants for participating and engaging with the question: ‘What difference can lawyers make in tackling the climate emergency?’  The depth of the research, insights […]

ILBF essay competition launch coming soon!

COP27 is well underway. Experts and politicians from across the world have gathered in Egypt to thrash out where we go next to tackle the climate emergency. It is a daunting task, not least for lawyers who have an important role to play in how the world deals with the challenge of climate change.   […]

Welcome to our new trustees

The ILBF is delighted to welcome Sophia Dirir and Dr Tawanda Hondora to the ILBF’s Board of Trustees. Sophiator. Sophia Dirir is General Counsel/Head of Legal Services at a leading UK children’s charity. She brings a wealth of strategic and regulatory knowledge of the charity sector. “I am delighted to be joining the Board of […]

What does it mean to be an ILBF trustee?

Hear from Jane Colston, Litigation Partner at Brown Rudnick LLP, on what being a trustee of the ILBF means to her. You can watch Jane’s video here. We are recruiting a new trustee! If you would like to find out more about being an ILBF trustee and are interested to join us, visit our recruitment […]

ILBF opportunity—Trustee

We’re recruiting! The trustees of the ILBF are looking for a new trustee, who can contribute in a direct and practical way to the growth of the charity. If you are passionate about access to justice and sharing legal knowledge across the world, and would like to join our trustee board, we’d love to hear from […]

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 […]