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Archive for the ‘15 Anniversary’ Category

07Sep

ILBF 15th anniversary film launches today!

Celebrating 15 years supporting access to justice and legal education for all.  Our 15th anniversary film is launched today. Hear from Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, Paul Lowenstein QC, Mark Stephens CBE, Jane Colston, Maryann McMahon, and student volunteers, about our work, as well as from organisations in the DRC, Niger State Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and […]
20Aug

ILBF 15th anniversary film coming soon!

Coming soon! Celebrating 15 years supporting access to justice and legal education for all. Our 15th anniversary film will be launched in the next few weeks.  As Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd says in the film, ‘At times of crisis, books are as important as ever’.  Made in the time of Covid-19, in the film we […]
22Jul

ILBF and pro bono opportunities for in-house lawyers

In-house legal teams do not get the chance to take part in pro bono initiatives as often as lawyers working in private practice. The ILBF has worked closely with the in-house team at Anglo American and De Beers for the last two years, which has been hugely beneficial to both organisations. Cecilia Ferreira, Legal Principal […]
02Apr

The ILBF’s first 15 years – a wonderful journey

In 15 years the ILBF has achieved more than its founders imagined might be possible. The numbers are only part of the story but they are something to celebrate. Over 65,000 legal textbooks delivered to more than 190 organisations in 53 countries across six continents! From the very beginning, when Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd and […]
25Mar

Lawyers and students join forces to support law school at Njala University

In January 2020, a shipment of law books was officially handed over to Njala University in Sierra Leone. This shipment was the product of an extensive collaboration between the ILBF and a number of contributors across the legal sector, including the UK Sierra Leone Pro Bono Network, Anglo American, De Beers Group, Shell, Clifford Chance, Nottingham University and the British and […]
20Dec

Season’s greetings from the ILBF!

As we prepare for the short festive break, and look forward to the ILBF’s 15th anniversary next year, here is a message from our CEO Katrina Crossley to everyone involved in helping the ILBF to facilitate legal education, and to support the rule of law and access to justice around the world: ‘We are delighted to have […]