Archive for the ‘Volunteers’ Category

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 […]
29Nov

Ambassadors for Good—making a difference in-house and beyond

Ambassadors for Good is a volunteering project that offers employees of Anglo American and De Beers Group the chance to use their skills to help communities worldwide. The ILBF has been delighted to collaborate with Ambassadors for Good on the Rule of Law Ambassadors project, bringing volunteers together to help deliver thousands of donated legal text […]
04Oct

What are you doing to promote diversity?

In 2020 the ILBF celebrates its 15th anniversary. This is a significant milestone for a small legal charity with a big impact. The ILBF owes much of its success to its focus on D&I and shows the importance of D&I for even the smallest organisations. A diverse leadership team means decision making is more effective; […]
27Aug

Student collaboration with the ILBF―building a global community of future lawyers

As the summer vacation draws to a close, law students worldwide are preparing for the start of a new term. Students in the UK will be busy making sure that they have all their text books ready and may be wondering what to do with the old ones… The ILBF has the answer! By donating your […]