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.
This is a selection of publications, more can be found on WestminsterResearch, our online research repository.
Flood, John (2013) What do lawyers do? An ethnography of a large law firm. Quid Pro, New Orleans. ISBN 9781610271615
Flood, John and Lederer, Peter D. (2012) Becoming a cosmopolitan lawyer. Fordham Law Review, 80 (6). pp. 2523-2539. ISSN 0015-704X
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
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
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
Flood, John (2011) Legal education in the global context: challenges from globalization, technology and changes in government regulation. Technical Report. Legal Services Board.
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. Oñati international series in law and society . Hart Publishing, Oxford ; Portland, pp. 157-171. ISBN 9781841138435
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 (Unpublished)
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
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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