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Delivering Capacity Building and Legal Assistance for the Ministry of Justice, The Gambia

  Since the beginning of November, one of our legal fellows, Alessandra Mistura, has been working in The Gambia to provide capacity building support and legal assistance to the Ministry of Justice.  Thanks to a grant received by the the […]
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Executive Director in Kigali, Rwanda for Capacity Building Training

Katherine Mulhern, Executive Director of ISLP, has been in Kigali, Rwanda participating in a program organised by the African Legal Support Facility in partnership with the Connex Support Unit. The Program, entitled ‘Executive Training for State Representatives on Boards of […]
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Negotiating Impact Investing, Nairobi

  After a successful first day yesterday ISLP are continuing to work with our partners to deliver our CPD accredited two day interactive, introductory training program on Impact Investment deals for Kenyan lawyers. The training examines a basic impact investing […]
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A State Affair: Privatising Congo's Copper Sector

Last week The Carter Center published the first part of “A State Affair: Privatizing Congo’s Copper Sector”, a comprehensive report on the contractual and financial practices of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s state-owned mining company, Gécamines, and its most important […]
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ROLE UK: PILnet Global Forum 2017 Panel Discussion

ISLP-UK Director Susan Hazeldine chaired the ROLE UK: PILnet Global Forum 2017 Panel Discussion on ‘Pro Bono, Rule of Law and International Development’ at the recent PILnet Conference.   Pro Bono and International Development go hand in hand to achieve […]
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ISLP-UK Board Meeting, 2nd November 2017

On 2nd November 2017 the ISLP-UK Board met for their regularBoard meeting in the offices of Hogan Lovells in Holborn, London. Five trustees were available in person, to discuss all of the issues pertaining to ISLP UK operations. Nicholas Cheffings, […]
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2017 Judges Lecture, Columbia Law School

Last week, ISLP Co-founder and co-head of the ISLP Media Law Working Group, Dick Winfield, attended the 2017 Judges lecture at Columbia Law School.   Entitled ‘Freedom of Expression versus Privacy: Striking a Fair Balance’ Judge Anna Yudkivska, ECHR Judge, […]
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ISLP and CCSI Publish New Offshore Stock Sales Paper

Today ISLP and CCSI have published a paper which focuses on issues and responses that developing country governments could consider if they decide to tax indirect transfers of extractive industries’ assets. The paper explores the legislative and regulatory provisions currently […]
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IGF on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development - AGM

One of our Program Directors, James Reynolds, attended the AGM of the Intergovernmental Forum (IGF) on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development on Friday 20th October. This Forum’s AGM provides a unique opportunity to engage with Government officials from the […]
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National Pro Bono Week USA and UK

ISLP are active participants in and supporters of National Pro Bono week which is this week in the US (22nd- 28th October) and in the UK from 6th November -11th November. Both of these weeks recognise the unpaid contribution lawyers […]
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