Obituary of UKLFI Patron Lord Trimble

We record, with great sorrow, the passing of Lord David Trimble, an Honorary Patron of UK Lawyers for Israel, on 25 July 2022. Lord David Trimble was instrumental in negotiations which led to the Good Friday Agreement of 1998. That year he was also elected the First Minister of Northern

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Adv. Yifa Segal appointed as International Director

We are delighted to announce that Adv. Yifa Segal has been appointed as International Director of UKLFI. She was previously the Chief of Staff of the Ambassador of Israel to the United States. In 2015 she established the International Legal Forum (ILF) and was Chair and CEO of the organization

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Jeremy Sher appointed trustee of UKLFI Charitable Trust

UKLFI Charitable Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Jeremy Sher as a new Trustee. Jeremy is an international disputes lawyer and partner of a global law firm.  His experience spans litigation, arbitration and regulatory and compliance issues. His work frequently has a cross-border element or reputational implications. Jeremy’s

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New Directors at UK Lawyers for Israel

We are delighted to announce that Dr Efrat Shaoulian Sopher and Daniela Vinkeles-Melchers have been elected as new directors of UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI Ltd). DR EFRAT SHAOULIAN SOPHER Dr Sopher serves as Chair of the Board of Advisors at the Ezri Center for Iran and Gulf States Research,

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UKLFI asks Facebook to investigate bot attack on Billie Eilish

The singer Billie Eilish was recently attacked on her Instagram account by a suspected network of anti-Israel bots.  After Eilish said “Hi Israel” in a promotional video for her new album, her social media accounts were flooded with thousands of bot-generated anti-Israel comments or symbols. UKLFI has written to Facebook,

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Lord Grabiner becomes Patron of UK Lawyers for Israel

We are delighted to announce that Lord Grabiner QC has agreed to be a Patron of UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI Ltd) and UKLFI Charitable Trust. Anthony Grabiner, Lord Grabiner QC, is Head of Chambers at One Essex Court, a leading set of commercial barristers in London.   He was Chair

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Stephen Hockman QC appointed as Patron

We are delighted to announce that Stephen Hockman QC has  agreed to be one of the honorary patrons of both UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI Limited) and of UKLFI Charitable Trust. Stephen Hockman QC is Head of Chambers at 6 Pump Court, Temple. He has been a QC since 1990

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Lord Millett Obituary

We are sad to report the death of Lord Millett, one of the Patrons of UKLFI Limited, on 27 May 2021. Lord Millett was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1955, was made a QC in 1974 and became a High Court judge in 1986. He was

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Natasha Hausdorff Re-Elected to Represent UKLFI at the Board of Deputies

Natasha Hausdorff will represent UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) at the Board of Deputies of British Jews in its next triennium starting in June this year. Natasha was re-elected as UKLFI’s Deputy at a Special General Meeting of UKLFI held on 17 March 2021. UKLFI rejoined the Board of Deputies

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New appointments at UKLFI Limited

UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI Limited) is delighted to announce the election of two new directors at its AGM on 25 September: Daniel Berke Daniel Berke is a solicitor specialising in criminal and professional discipline law. He has acted in numerous high profile cases and has appeared on a variety

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