Archive for the ‘Recipients’ Category


2023 in review

In 2023 we shipped 600 boxes of books to 19 organisations in 12 countries – that’s about 5,500 books. We worked with law students, lawyers, in-house legal teams, publishers and law librarians to sort and pack valuable legal textbooks. University of Surrey law students Jodie-Lee Boyle and Elaf Hamid made a considerable impact as shipping […]

The ILBF welcomes your vacation donations!

As the Trinity term draws to a close, law students begin to enjoy their vacations and colleagues across the legal profession enter the summer period, it is a perfect time to take stock of your law library bookshelves. By donating your spare legal texts to the ILBF, you can share essential legal knowledge and connect […]

Proud to support the work of Justice Defenders

Books from the ILBF reach organisations across the world. They are used by judges, lawyers, law students and lecturers, pro bono practitioners and drafters of laws. It is hard to quantify the absolute number of beneficiaries. There are the users of the libraries themselves: lawyers, judges, law students, lecturers, teachers, government ministers, advisers at NGOs, […]

Bolivia: Attorney General’s office

The ILBF’s first ever shipment to Bolivia succeeded because of an exceptional collaboration with multiple partners. Sea freight is generally more economical and arguably less carbon emitting than air freight, but it is not without its challenges, especially when the ultimate destination is land-locked like Bolivia. The ILBF was delighted to receive an application for […]

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 […]

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 […]