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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UKLFI featured on Jonny Gould’s Jewish State podcast

Jonathan Turner, chief executive of UKLFI, is interviewed on “Jonny Gould’s Jewish State” podcast this week, talking about our successes in combatting BDS and other anti-Israel activity. You can listen to the interview with Jonathan here: https://m.soundcloud.com/jonnygould/the-remarkable-uk-lawyers-for-israel-and-bela-guttmann-footballs-greatest-comeback Jonny Gould’s Jewish State is a podcast produced by Jonny Gould, who has worked

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UKLFI is Recruiting

UKLFI is seeking to engage an Operations Manager, based at our office in central London, reporting to our Chief Executive and Director of Operations, to coordinate and manage our activities. This appointment will play a central role in the development of UKLFI and UKLFI Charitable Trust.  This is an opportunity

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Lord Carlile to speak on Counter-Terrorism Legislation

Lord Carlile CBE QC is to give a talk on Counter-Terrorism Legislation in a Democratic Society on Thursday 22 November 2018 in Central London.   Lord Carlile was the British Government’s Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation from 2001 to 2011, and the Independent Reviewer of National Security Arrangements in Northern Ireland

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UKLFI Director to debate with Ehud Olmert

Natasha Hausdorff, one of UKLFI’s directors is to argue, alongside Ehud Olmert, former Israeli prime minister, for the motion that the world should recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Natasha will be debating on Monday 18 June at an event organised by the prestigious Intelligence Squared organisation, in Westminster. Her opponents will be Jack Straw,

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