Multi-Award Winning International Training Programme for African Lawyers

Excellence Awards 2013 Winner The Finacial Times Winner 2008 Innovative Lawyers ILFA
 
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ILfA was launched in 2006 by leading International law firms to contribute to the development of legal skills and expertise of African lawyers. ILfA provides 3 months of high quality work experience in leading UK international law firms and training in international law and key legal practice skills. The programme runs from the beginning of September to the end of November each year.

ILfA’s reputation as the leading capacity building organisation in this field continues to grow. The ILfA programme has been recognised for its excellence and innovation by a number of international bodies including the Financial Times, The Law Society of England & Wales and Legal Week.

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“We Support ILFA because we have key strategic interests in Africa, and it is a great opportunity for Barclays Legal to share experiences with colleagues and input into the continuous professional development of lawyers in Africa.”

Lara Oyesanya, Vice President, Legal Counsel Barclays

“ILFA ….is a way of building a network of contacts in Africa who know how we work and we know them.Our business revolves around strong personal contacts and ILFA gives us the exciting opportunity to build personal links with fellow professionals throughout Africa.”

Tim Jones, Chair of the London Management Group, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

“We support ILFA because the ILFA programme offers a unique opportunity to identify and train able young practitioners to become among the leading African commercial lawyers of their generation….”

Glen Davis, QC, Chair, COMBAR Africa Committee

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