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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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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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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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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