Founded by Richard Moorhead, Lawyerwatch is a site devoted to exploring issues relevant to lawyers and other legal service providers, law students, legal academics and legal service policy-makers. Its lead contributors are:
Richard Moorhead, FAcSS, Professor of Law and Professional Ethics at the University of Exeter’s Law School and Honorary Professor, UCL.
Steven Vaughan, Professor of Law and Professional Ethics and Vice Dean at UCL Faculty of Laws. After a decade in practice he moved into academia and is interested in regulation and governance of difference fields, especially lawyers.
Ellie Rowan is a lecturer at Cardiff University and PhD student at the University of Birmingham. Her thesis looks at how solicitors deliver independent legal advice to wives who are offering to remortgage the family home for their husband’s business twenty years on from the judgment of RBS v Etridge.’
Trevor Clark is a Lecturer in Legal Profession at the School of Law, Leeds University, and is also completing his PhD at UCL Laws conducting research into the ethics and professionalism of lawyers in large corporate law firms. Trevor was previously a banking and finance partner of an international law firm from 2001 to 2017, in London and Hong Kong.