Centre on the Legal Profession

Publications

Publications

  • Sommerlad H. & Webley, L., Duff, L. Muzio, D., Tomlinson, J. (2013) Diversity in the Legal Profession in England and Wales: A Qualitative Study of Barriers and Individual Choices (London: University of Westminster Law Press) ISBN: 978-0-9927330-0-1, First published 2010, reissued 2013 with Legal Services Board Foreword.
  • Webley, L. (2010) Adversarialism & Consensus? The Professions’ Construction of Solicitor and Family Mediator Identity and Role (New Orleans: Quid Pro Books LLC) pp. 214 ISBN:  9781610270106.
  • Bacquet S. & Webley L. (2006) A Review of How Other Countries Provide Advice to the Vulnerable on Consumer and Social Issues (London: Department of Trade & Industry) pp. 54.
  • Webley, L., Abrams, P. & Bacquet, S. (2006) Report on the Evaluation of the Birmingham Court-based Civil Mediation Scheme (London: The Department for Constitutional Affairs) pp. 169.
  • Duff, L. & Webley, L. (2004) Equality and Diversity: Women Solicitors Research Study 48 Volume II Law Society Research Study Series (London: The Law Society) pp. 64 ISBN:185328-972-8.
  • Moorhead, R., Sherr, A., Webley, L., Rogers, S., Sherr, L., Paterson, A. & Domberger, S. (2001) Quality and Cost: Final Report on the Contracting of Civil Non-Family Advice and Assistance Pilot (Norwich: The Stationery Office) pp. xii, 237 ISBN:0-11-702741-3.
  • Webley, L. (2010) Gate-Keeper, Supervisor or Mentor? The Role of Professional Bodies in the Regulation and Professional Development of Solicitors and Family Mediators Undertaking Divorce Matters in England and Wales. 32(2) Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law 119-133 ISSN: 0964-9069. 
  • Webley, L. (2010) Part III Doing Empirical Legal Studies Research Chapter 38 - Qualitative Approaches to ELS in Cane, P. & Kritzer, H. (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Empirical Legal Studies. (Oxford University Press) 926-950 ISBN13: 978-0-199-54247-5.
  • Webley, L. (2010) Solicitors as Imagined Masculine, Family Mediators as Fictive Feminine and the Hybridisation of Divorce Solicitors in Mortensen, R., Bartlett, F. & Tranter, K. (eds.) Alternative Perspectives on Lawyers and Legal Ethics: Reimagining the Profession (Sydney: Routledge-Cavendish) 132-150 ISBN: 978-0-415-54652-2.
  • Bacquet, S., Boon, A., Webley, L. & Whyte A. (2009) The Next Generation of Legal Aid Solicitors – The LSC’s Training Grants Scheme Buck, A., Pleasence, P. & Balmer, N. (ed.) Reaching Further: Innovation, Access and Quality in Legal Services (London: The Stationery Office) 143-165 ISBN: 978-0-11-706724-0.
  • Webley, L. & Duff, L. (2007) Women Solicitors as a Barometer for Problems within the Legal Profession – Time to Put Values Before Profits? Vol. 34 No. 3  Journal of Law & Society 374-402 ISSN:0263-323X 
  • Webley, L. (2004) Divorce Solicitors and Ethical Approaches – The Best Interests of the Client and/or the Best Interests of the Family? Vol. 7 Part 2 Legal Ethics 231-250 ISSN: 1460-728X.
  • Webley, L. (2001) Comment: Pro Bono and the Young Profession: A View from England and Wales in Special Issue: For the Public Good Pro Bono and the Legal Profession in Australia Vol. 19 Law in Context 45-49 ISBN:1-86287-411-5.
  • Webley, L. (2000) Pro Bono and Young Solicitors: Views from the Front Line Vol.3 Legal Ethics 152-168 ISSN: 1460-728X.
  • Webley, L. Gender, Hierarchy, Power and Inequality:  What Sociological Theory Adds to our Understanding of Sex-Discrimination (2012) Vol. 1 Westminster Law Review 1-6 available on the Westminster Law and Theory Lab website
  • Webley, L., Abrams, P. & Bacquet, S. (2006) Mediation through the Birmingham Court-based Scheme Vol. 9 Part 1 Journal of Housing Law 9-12 ISSN: 1368-6542.
  • Webley, L. (2012) The Legal Education and Training Review: Correspondent’s Report for the United Kingdom Vol. 15 (1) Legal Ethics 140.
  • Webley, L. (2011) Law Students as Peer Mentors: Developing the Reflective Practitioner and/or Embedding Legal Learning: Correspondent’s Report from the United KingdomVol. 14 (2) Legal Ethics 250.
  • Webley, L. (2011) Legal Ethics in the Academic Curriculum: Correspondent’s Report from the United Kingdom Vol. 14 (1) Legal Ethics 132.
  • Webley, L. (2011) Diversity in the Legal Profession: A Business or an Ethical Rationale? Correspondent’s Report from the United Kingdom Vol.13 (2) Legal Ethics 223.
  • Webley, L. (2008) Paralegals in Cane, P. & Conaghan, J. (eds.) New Oxford Companion to Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press) ISBN-13:978-0-19-929054-3.
  • Webley, L. (2008) The Cost of Claiming and Complaining in Cane, P. & Conaghan, J. (eds.) New Oxford Companion to Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press) ISBN-13:978-0-19-929054-3.
  • Webley, L. (2008) Legal Ethics 2008: report on the 3rd International Legal Ethics Conference Autumn Directions in Legal Education 16-17 ISSN:1474-7774.
  • A series of pro bono articles in the Law Institute of Victoria’s Journal for the legal profession in Victoria, Australia:
  • Webley, L. (2004) Access Key In The UK September Law Institute of Victoria Journal 83 ISSN:0023-9267.
  • Webley, L. (2004) Legal Aid and Legal Need November Law Institute of Victoria Journal 91 ISSN:0023-9267.
  • Bacquet, S., Boon, A., Webley, L. & Whyte, A. (2008) An Evaluation of the Training Contract Grants Scheme, Final Report to the Legal Services Commission.
  • Bacquet S. & Webley L. (2006) Interim Report on How Other Countries Provide Advice to the Vulnerable on Consumer and Social Issues, Department of Trade & Industry.
  • Webley, L., Abrams, P. & Bacquet, S. (2005) Second Interim Report on the Birmingham Court-based Civil Mediation Scheme, Report to the Department for Constitutional Affairs.
  • Webley, L., Abrams, P. & Bacquet, S. (2005) First Interim Report on the Birmingham Court-based Civil Mediation Scheme, Report to the Department for Constitutional Affairs.
  • Duff, L. & Webley, L. (2003) Women Solicitors: Equality and Diversity, Report to the Law Society of England and Wales.
  • Webley, L. (2002) National Means Of Implementation Of Third Pillar Instruments England and Wales National Report, Report to the European Commission.
  • Webley, L. (2002) Legality & Feasibility of the Creation, Maintenance and Use of a European Criminal Record England and Wales National Report, Report to the European Commission.
  • Webley, L. (2000) Solicitors Pro Bono Group Guide to Pro Bono Opportunities, Survey of Views of Contributors and Readers, Solicitors Pro Bono Group & Gulbenkian Foundation.
  • Hanson, S. & Webley, L. (2000) Interim report of Iolis project for LLB (Law School) and PHE (Faculty of Continuing Education) courses, Birkbeck College, City Solicitors Educational Trust.
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