Chloe Santaub appointment as Director of UKLFI

We are delighted to announce that Chloe Santaub has been appointed as director of UKLFI Ltd. Chloe is currently studying for an MA in Human Rights and Transitional Justice at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, having completed a BA in International Politics at the University of London Institute in Paris with

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Webinar: Judicial Review in Israel and the UK

UKLFI Charitable Trust invites you to a webinar on Judicial Review in Israel and the UK with Stephen Hockman KC and Prof Eugene Kontorovich and chaired by Natasha Hausdorff.  It will take place on Tuesday 14 February at 6pm (UK time) and at 8pm Israel, 7pm Europe, 1pm US East

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Albert Levy appointed as Trustee of UKLFI Charitable Trust

We are delighted to announce that Albert Levy has been appointed as a Trustee of UKLFI Charitable Trust.Albert is a retired solicitor, who worked for the majority of his career at Ince & Co in the fields of ship finance, property and private client. He specialised latterly in matters relating

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Efrat Sopher selected for Israel Council on Foreign Relations

Dr Efrat Sopher, one of UKLFI’s Directors, has been appointed to the Board of the Israel Council on Foreign Relations (ICFR). The ICFR is based in Jerusalem and operates under the auspices of the World Jewish Congress. It is devoted to the study and debate of foreign policy, with special

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Gary Lineker tweet reported to BBC

Gary Lineker has violated BBC guidance on individual use of social media, according to UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI), who have submitted a complaint to the BBC. Gary Lineker’s Tweet on 22 December 2022 extols a Hamas terrorist, Ahmed Daraghmeh, who was killed in the course of violently attacking Jews

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Norwegian Oil Fund warned not to discriminate against Israel

UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) have warned the Ethics Council and Management of Norway’s “Oil Fund” not to discriminate against Israel and Israeli companies. This follows media reports that consideration is being given to excluding shares in Israeli banks from the investments held by the Fund on the ground that

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Professor Richard Susskind appointed KC

We congratulate Professor Richard Susskind OBE FRSE KC, a Patron of UK Lawyers for Israel and UKLFI Charitable Trust, on his appointment as honorary King’s Counsel on 23 December 2022, in recognition of his work promoting technology and innovation in legal and court services.

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Webinar: Two States for Two Peoples?

UKLFI Charitable Trust held a webinar on “Two States for Two Peoples? - The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, International Law and EU Policy with Andrew Tucker and Prof Dr Wolfgang Bock and chaired by  Natasha Hausdorff on Thursday 19th January 2023. In this webinar Prof Dr Wolfgang Bock and thinc director Andrew Tucker

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Puma is urged to ignore anti-Israel boycott calls

UKLFI, together with the Zionist Advocacy Centre, have written to the CEO of Puma International to congratulate him on continuing to sponsor the Israeli Football Association and to counter the anti-Israel groups who have been urging Puma to withdraw its sponsorship. Anti-Israel campaigners have been pressurising Puma to withdraw from

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Lord Young Obituary

We are sad to report the passing on 8 December 2022 of Lord Young z’’l, an Honorary Patron of UK Lawyers for Israel and UKLFI Charitable Trust. David Ivor Young was born on 27 February 1932, the son of a Jewish Lithuanian flour merchant. He read Law at University College,

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