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'Typical lawyer': clones, clients and fitness for purpose in times of change
In a time of unprecedented change, when deregulation has swollen an already competitive market and the client is king, lawyers must innovate and manage client relationships. The authors examine whether there is such thing as a 'typical lawyer' and the place of such a role within a working team.
Author : Crowder, Mark and Shephard, Catherine
Date : July 2015
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Corporate Lawyers; Corporate Clients
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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A Study of Litigants in Person in Birmingham Civil Justice Centre
This paper presents the findings of research, intially commissioned by Birmingham Law Society and conducted in, and with the support of, Birmingham Civil Justice Centre, into the challenges facing litigants in person in gaining access to justice.
Author : Lee, Professor Robert and Tkacukova, Dr Tatiana
Date : June 2017
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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CEPLER 2015 national essay competition winning entry: A 'brexit' would be a serious threat to London as the centre of globalized legal services.
The winning submission in the 2015 CEPLER Essay Competition explores the possible impact of a brexit on the legal, political and global financial landscape.
Author : Dushenski, Lawrence
Date : December 2015
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Brexit, CEPLER Working Papers
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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CEPLER National Essay Competition Winning Entry: In an age of austerity, access to justice is a luxury
The winning submission in the inaugural CEPLER Essay Competition 2014. In a very competitive field, Chris Richards, of City University, produced a beautifully written and reasoned response to a provocative statement.
Author : Richards, Chris
Date : 2014
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : legal aid, access to justice, cepler essay competition,
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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CEPLER National Essay Competition runners-up: In an age of austerity, access to justice is a luxury
In the inaugural CEPLER Essay Competition 2014, Salmaan Hassanally, Amelia Skelding, and Jill Wong were worthy runners-up, submitting well-crafted and balanced responses. Their full essays are included in this paper.
Author : Hassanally, Salmaan and Skelding, Amelia and Wong, Jill
Date : 2014
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : legal aid, access to justice, cepler essay competition,
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Corporate Bribery and Tax Abuse: what's law got to do with it?
This paper examines international approaches to preventing corporate economic crimes,the UK and US enforcement and accountability regimes and practitioner attitudes to these issues.
Author : Wells, Celia
Date : July 2015
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : corporate bribery; tax avoidance;
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Corporate Lawyers and the Public Interest
Examining the role of 'public interest' in legal services regulation and its meaning in the context of corporate and finance lawyers in large firms.
Author : Vaughan, Steven
Date : July 2015
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : corporate lawyers; public interest; finance lawyer; corporate law firms; Limits of Lawyers
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Corporate Lawyers: values, institutional logics and ethics
Corporate Scandals involving the misconduct of private practitioners and in-house lawyers appear increasingly prevalent - is the apparent flawed institutional logic the result of a shift in professional ethics and values?
Author : Moorhead, Richard
Date : July 2015
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Corporate Lawyers; ethics; institutional logic
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Five Benefits I Got From Doing Pro Bono
Based on a talk given at the November 2015 Student Pro Bono Conference in Birmingham, this paper is written by a final year LLB student, and highlights the impact of her participation in Birmingham Law School's Pro Bono Group.
Author : Johnston, Beth
Date : June 2016
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Benefits Pro Bono
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Getting Law Students to Contribute in Class: A Personal Reflection
In the context of pedagogic concepts, this paper explores the challenges of seminar, or small group, teaching and proposes approaches to teaching practice aimed at increasing engagement and participation.
Author : Fairclough, Samantha
Date : September 2016
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Going Public: Diversity Disclosures by Large UK Law Firms
Following the 2011 Legal Services Board requirement for firms to disclose the diversity of their workforce, this paper examines the implications of this regulatory intervention.
Author : Vaughan, Dr. Steven
Date : 2015
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Diversity, legal profession, disclosure, Legal Services Board, CEPLER
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Grand Designs: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Criminal Law
Presented as part of the CEPLER 'Re-Imagining the Teaching of Criminal Law' workshop, September 2014. Celia Wells reflects on the legacy of her work in re-thinking approaches to teaching criminal law and its implications for the future
Author : Wells, Celia
Date : 2014
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Criminal Law, legal education, celia wells, Reconstructing Criminal Law,
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Guidance and the regulatory space for solicitors
Exploring the use and distinction of 'guidance', in its various forms, as applied by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
Author : Vaughan, Steven
Date : November 2015
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Guidance; Solicitors Regulation Authority; SRA
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Keepers of the Gate : Access to the Solicitors' Profession in the 21st Century
An initial analysis of research undertaken on the people and institutions who provide access to the solicitors' profession. The findings are based on a series of in-depth interviews with Graduate Recruitment professionals and partners in a range of law firms, exploring the competencies and attribute...
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Author : Etherington, Laurence
Date : 2015
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Solicitors profession; etherington; york law school;
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Non-traditional students and critical pedagogy: transformative practice and the teaching of criminal law
Presented as part of the 'Re-Imagining the Teaching of Criminal Law' workshop, September 2014. Susy Menis considers a student-centred approach to teaching Criminal Law.
Author : Menis, Susy
Date : 2014
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Criminal Law, legal education, student-centred, re-imagining criminal law
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Pro Bono Challenges and Opportunities: A Student Perspective
Based on a talk given at the November 2016 Student Pro Bono Conference in Birminghnam, this paper considers the common challenges law students face when undertaking pro bono work and the invaluable mitigating benefits.
Author : Walker, Christopher
Date : December 2016
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Student Pro Bono
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Re-imagining clinical legal education
A report on the March 2015 CEPLER Workshop, which drew together practitioners and scholars in the field of clinical legal education to reflect on the subject from a variety of perspectives, its inherent challenges and future opportunties.
Author : Thomas, Linden
Date : 2015
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Clinical Legal Education; CEPLER Working Paper
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Reflections on the ‘Reimagining the Teaching of Criminal Law’ Workshop
A report on the September 2014 CEPLER Workshop, which brought together representatives of higher education institutions with practitioners to consider the place, content and structure of criminal law courses and the need to adapt to the changing demands of fee paying students through regular review ...
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Author : Jones, Imogen
Date : 2014
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Criminal Law, legal education,
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Response to 'Future Bar Training' Consultation
Dr Steven Vaughan sets out his personal response to Parts 1 and 4 of this year's Consultation by the Bar Standards Board.
Author : Vaughan, Steven
Date : 07 October 2015
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Future Bar Training; BSB; Bar Standards Board;
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Response to LSUC Consultation Paper: 'Promoting better legal practices'
In response to the January 2016 Consultation Paper, Dr Steven Vaughan uses data from his three-year research project, 'The Limits of Lawyers', to examine the attitudes of solicitors and their firms to responsibility for professionalism and compliance.
Author : Vaughan, Dr. Steven
Date : 2015
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : LSUC Promoting better legal practices
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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Symbolism over Substance? Large Law Firms and Corporate Social Responsibility
First draft of a paper which now appears in the journal 'Legal Ethics' Volume 18(2) This paper considers the individual CSR policies of the top 100 English Law firms (as ranked by the trade publication 'The Lawyer'), what the firms categorise as constituting CSR activity and the public disclosures ...
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Author : Vaughan, Dr. Steven and Thomas, Linden and Young, Alastair
Date : 2015
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : CEPLER Working Papers; Corporate Social Responsility; CSR
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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The "Lottery" of Justice: Exploring Some of the Consequences of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012
The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act came into force in April 2013 and heralded fundamental changes to the legal aid system in England and Wales. This paper is a first pass analysis of interview data from a study focusing on the impact of the changes on those delivering, and tho...
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Author : Thomas, Linden
Date : April 2016
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : LASPO; Legal Aid, Sentencing and the Punishment of Offenders Act 2012
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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The 'Social Magic' of Merit: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the English and Welsh Legal Profession
This working paper contributes to the debate over diversity and inclusion in the legal profession by exploring the meaning of 'merit' and its social and cultural context.
Author : Sommerlad, Hilary
Date : 2015
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Diversity, inclusion, legal profession, merit, deservingness, equality
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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The Changing Nature of Academic Careers in Law
An introductory talk given to Birmingham Law School PGR students as part of their annual PGR Conference, held at the University of Birmingham in June 2014. Anthony Arnull traces the transformations in Legal Education and the impact of the economic climate on student expectations and standards of tea...
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Author : Arnull, Anthony
Date : 2014
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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The Legal Education - Legal Practice Relationship: A Critical Evaluation
This research explores the current challenges and concerns within the profession and how the development of legal education and its relationship with legal practice informs current debate.
Author : Peter, Smith
Date : 2015
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Legal Education; Legal Practice; CEPLER Working Paper
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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The Regulatory Balancing Act
The Legal Services Act of 2007 created a considerable shift in the regulatory boundaries of the profession along with emergent ethical issues and increased risk. This paper examnines these implications.
Author : Miller, Iain
Date : July 2015
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Legal Services Act 2007
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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‘For now we see through a glass, darkly’: examining diversity disclosures by UK law firms through a critical race perspective.
This paper critically explores an initiative by the Legal Services Board to create data sets for easier identification of inequalities in gender, race and class. It examines its origins and development;evaluates its scope and effectiveness; and considers the LSB diversity reporting rule as the first...
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Author : Flint, Emma
Date : June 2017
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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‘It doesn’t happen… and I’ve never thought it was necessary for it to happen’: Barriers to vulnerable defendants giving evidence by live link in Crown Court trials
Witnesses and defendants are able to give evidence by live link provided that they meet the vulnerability criteria set out in the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act (1999). Findings from interviews undertaken with 18 criminal practitioners indicate that, even when a defendant is sufficiently v...
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Author : Fairclough, Samantha
Date : December 2016
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Vulnerable defendant; special measures; live link; Crown court; legal profession
Collection : CEPLER Working Papers
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