Archive for the ‘Volunteers’ Category

12May

Nottingham University JLAP introduce their law library

The students at the University of Nottingham JLAP group made a film about their law library and what it means to them. In the film, they also interview Tony Simmonds, Senior Research Librarian.   The law students, led by Belinda Ke Lim, made the film for the recent training event for law librarians in Sierra Leone, […]
16Mar

Students supporting the ILBF at the University of Law Guildford

A group of four students at the Guildford campus of the University of Law (ULaw) are offering their support by collecting student textbooks for the University of Ghana and raising money for shipping costs. In addition to creating a fundraising page, they are in the process of planning a cake sale in April. The ILBF […]
27Jul

Law students’ support for the ILBF

The ILBF is very fortunate to have had tremendous support from across the legal community over the last 15 months which has kept our shipments on track. One group that has made a huge contribution this year is law students. Students from five universities have packed an impressive total of 228 boxes which amounts to over […]
14Dec

JLAP & ILBF in partnership at the University of Exeter

The ILBF partnership with students, and in particular Junior Lawyers Against Poverty (JLAP) groups, goes from strength to strength. At the end of 2020, there are now five JLAP groups at UK universities partnering with the ILBF to collect and pack much needed student texts for universities and law schools overseas.   The University of Exeter JLAP […]
18Nov

University of Surrey and University of Law Guildford collaborate in support of the ILBF

The School of Law at the University of Surrey is joining together with the Guildford Campus of the University of Law to support the ILBF. The student-led initiative will be co-ordinated by Katy Peters (Director of Employability for the School of Law at the University of Surrey) and Helen Carter (Programme and Student Lead for the […]
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 […]