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Professor John Flood

Professor of Law and Sociology

+44 (0)20 7911 5000 ext 2557 +44 (0)20 7911 5821 j.a.flood@westminster.ac.uk

 

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Centre on the Legal Profession | Research

Professor John Flood studied law and sociology in both the UK and the US and teaches in both countries. He has held a number of research positions and visiting professorships in Europe and the US. He is one of the founders of the Centre for Legal Profession and Legal Services Studies.

He is a member of the Research Strategy Group of the Legal Services Board. For more biographical details and CV see www.johnflood.com.

  • Sociology of Law
  • Legal Profession
  • Globalization
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Regulation of Financial Services
  • Research Methods
  • PhD supervision

This is a selection of publications, more can be found on WestminsterResearch, our online research repository.

What do lawyers do? An ethnography of a large law firm

Flood, John (2013) What do lawyers do? An ethnography of a large law firm. Quid Pro, New Orleans. ISBN 9781610271615

Becoming a cosmopolitan lawyer

Flood, John and Lederer, Peter D. (2012) Becoming a cosmopolitan lawyer. Fordham Law Review, 80 (6). pp. 2523-2539. ISSN 0015-704X

Entrepreneurship, managerialism and professionalism in action: the case of the legal profession in England and Wales

Muzio, Daniel and Flood, John (2012) Entrepreneurship, managerialism and professionalism in action: the case of the legal profession in England and Wales. In: Reihlen, Markus and Werr, Andreas, (eds.) Handbook of research on entrepreneurship in professional services. Edward Elgar, pp. 369-386. ISBN 9781848446267

Transnational lawyering: clients, ethics and regulation

Flood, John (2012) Transnational lawyering: clients, ethics and regulation. In: Mather, Lynn and Levin, Leslie, (eds.) Lawyers in practice: ethical decision making in context. University of Chicago Press, pp. 176-196. ISBN 9780226475165

The re-landscaping of the legal profession: large law firms and professional re-regulation

Flood, John (2011) The re-landscaping of the legal profession: large law firms and professional re-regulation. Current Sociology, 59 (4). pp. 507-529. ISSN 0011-3921

Legal education in the global context: challenges from globalization, technology and changes in government regulation

Flood, John (2011) Legal education in the global context: challenges from globalization, technology and changes in government regulation. Technical Report. Legal Services Board.

Structuring transactions: the case of real estate finance

Flood, John (2009) Structuring transactions: the case of real estate finance. In: Gessner, Volkmar, (ed.) Contractual certainty in international trade : empirical studies and theoretical debates on institutional support for global economic exchanges. OƱati international series in law and society . Hart Publishing, Oxford ; Portland, pp. 157-171. ISBN 9781841138435

Clementi, crisis and careers

Flood, John (2009) Clementi, crisis and careers. In: Reconceptualising the Professions: Professions and professionalism in the 21st century: meanings, challenges and prospects, 06 Jan 2009, Lancaster University. (Unpublished)

Straight there, no detours: direct access to barristers

Flood, John and Whyte, Avis (2009) Straight there, no detours: direct access to barristers. International Journal of the Legal Profession, 16 (2&3). pp. 131-152. ISSN 0969-5958

Will there Be fallout from Clementi? The global repercussions for the legal profession after the UK Legal Services Act 2007

Flood, John (2008) Will there Be fallout from Clementi? The global repercussions for the legal profession after the UK Legal Services Act 2007. Discussion Paper. Jean Monnet/Robert Schuman Paper Series Vol. 8 No. 6. (Unpublished)

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