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Count down to our essay submission date: 1 week to go

How do you get ahead as a law student? One thing you can do is participate in our student essay competition. Send us your views on how the practice of law will be transformed over the next decade and you can have your essay read by the Rt Hon. the Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd and Professor […]

Count down to our essay submission date: 2 weeks to go

If you are an undergraduate law student at a UK university and want to have the chance to spend a week at international law firm, Brown Rudnick LLP, you should enter our student essay competition! More information and details on how to enter is available here. If you are not sure about whether to submit […]

Count down to our essay submission date: 3 weeks to go

Our competition essay question asks law undergraduates to think about how legal technology could transform the legal profession to improve access to justice and diversity in the profession, and what that could look like in 2030. Find all of the details of how to enter here. Professor Richard Susskind OBE joined as at Two Temple […]

Countdown to our essay submission date: 4 weeks to go

The countdown to the deadline for our first student essay competition is on! We have launched the competition to open up the legal profession, allow undergraduate university students to think about how the practice of law might be transformed over the next decade, and give the winner the opportunity to undertake a summer work placement […]

ILBF Legal Tech event

Our ‘Legal Tech: Do you want to compete with these emerging systems or do you want to build them?’ event, hosted by Lexis Nexis UK, took place on 19 January 2022. We were joined by Chris O’Connor from LexisNexis, Charles Brecque from Legislate, and Nick Sherman and Frankie Garcia from Mind Foundry, with Ellen Lake […]

Brill becomes ILBF’s partner

A big thank you and a warm welcome to our newest partner, Brill, who are based in the Netherlands and have a global legal publishing portfolio. Brill is committed to supporting libraries around the world and shares our values of promoting the rule of law and increasing access to justice.  ‘We are delighted to work with […]