Professor Julian Webb
Position: Associate Lecturer
College: College of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
Department: Law, Criminology and Social Sciences
Subject area: Law:
I'm an associate lecturer with Derby Law School specialising in legal ethics and legal education.
I also teach at Melbourne Law School (Australia) and am an Honorary Professor of Law at the University of Exeter.
From 1998 to 2008, I was a founding editor of the international journal Legal Ethics.
I am currently a member of the advisory boards for four academic journals:
- International Journal of the Legal Profession
- Commonwealth Law and Legal Education
- Revista Educación y Derecho, and
- Legal Ethics.
I also edit, with Professor John Paterson (University of Aberdeen), the "Law, Science and Society" book series published by Routledge.
My research interests are in the following areas:
- The ethics and professional regulation of lawyers
- Developments in the market for legal services
- The political economy of legal education
- Regulatory theory and practice.
I have published widely in these fields and have (co-)authored or edited seven books and numerous journal articles.
Between 2011 and 2013, I led the research phase of a major national review of legal education and training in England and Wales, undertaken by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, Bar Standards Board and ILEX Professional Standards.
I have also undertaken research or consultancy work for a range of bodies including the Law Society of England and Wales, the New Zealand Council of Legal Education and the Netherlands Council of the Judiciary.
- Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)
- Academic Bencher of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.