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ILBF celebrates 15th anniversary

On Thursday, 25 November 2021, we celebrated our 15th anniversary at Two Temple Place at the ‘Future thinking and why books remain irresistible’ event hosted by Brown Rudnick. We were extremely honoured that ILBF’s founder and patron the Rt Hon. the Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, the Rt Hon. the Lord Burnett of Maldon and Professor […]

Why should you take part in our first student essay competition?

In anticipation of our first student essay competition launching on 25 November 2021 during our 15th anniversary event, four members of the judging team explain why undergraduate law students should submit their thoughts on how the practice of law will be transformed by technology over the next decade. Jane Colston In her video, Jane Colston, […]

Why in a world of tech do books matter?

Why should a lawyer who is passionate about tech and the law care about books? Hear from Ellen Lake, Senior Associate at Clifford Chance, on the importance of tech in the law, and the role of books. Watch Ellen’s film here. We will be exploring this theme further at our event on 25th November. We’re celebrating our […]

15th anniversary event: a date for your diary!

The ILBF’s 15th anniversary event is taking place on 25th November at Two Temple Place, thanks to the generosity of Brown Rudnick LLP. We are delighted that our founder and patron, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, former Lord Chief Justice, Lord Burnett of Maldon, Lord Chief Justice, and Professor Richard Susskind OBE will be speaking at […]

Coming soon! A special ILBF event and student essay competition

For more information on the competition, see: Competition. Later this autumn, we will be holding a special ILBF event and launching our student essay competition. We have a distinguished line up of speakers joining us on the night. And our essay competition will offer an exciting prize. Over the next few weeks, we will be […]

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 […]