Recent News

25Aug

Professor Hugh Thirlway’s legacy lives on in the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights

The ILBF receives donations of law texts from across the legal profession—everything from single volumes from students, to complete sets of law reports from retiring judges, and scores of practitioner texts from law firms, chambers, courts, and legal publishers. We value every single donation. It is however very rare for an entire library of books, […]
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 […]
26Jul

Shipments in the time of Covid-19

Thanks to the generosity of Thomson Reuters, the ILBF has recently been able to organize shipments to six different organisations in four countries. Over 1,200 books are about to start the sea journey to Ethiopia, the Turks and Caicos Islands, Uganda and Zambia. The ILBF has not been able to pack books held in our […]
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 […]
18Jun

ILBF shipments arrive safely in Tanzania despite Coronavirus

The ILBF is delighted to work with legal institutions in Tanzania to provide information resources for judges, lawyers, court reporters and law students. We are pleased to confirm that the latest shipments have been successful despite the global challenges caused by Coronavirus (Covid-19). At the end of 2019, we shipped books to three organisations in […]
22Apr

Access to legal information during the Coronavirus pandemic

Having access to law books in a good library is vital for lawyers all over the world. The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic means that many organisations have had to close their libraries whilst their country is in lock down. The Coronavirus itself is having a devastating human impact which governments all over the world are trying […]