The latest news on CEL activities, including commentary and debate by CEL Director, Richard Moorhead.
'The conversation we never had' - SRA to overhaul handbook for in-house counsel as UCL unveils ethics research
Professor Richard Moorhead is interviewed in Legal Business about the UCL Centre for Ethics and Law’s new report, Legal Risk: Definition, Management and Ethics, marking the launch of an ethical leadership initiative for in-house lawyers. More...
Published: Apr 17, 2015 2:14:00 PM
Published: Apr 1, 2015 12:37:59 PM
A book on The Law of Corporate Governance in Banks has just been published as part of the Elgar Law and Finance Series. It is edited by Dr Iris Chiu and leading practitioner Michael McKee at DLA Piper. The book features contributions from a number of present and previous Centre members. More...
Published: Mar 3, 2015 10:41:36 AM
Richard Moorhead has been awarded an Edmond J. Safra Lab Fellow at Harvard University to work on the project 'Do Values and Professionalism Change During Law School?' which looks at the professionalism, values and ethical decision making of law students in the US and UK, with Maryam Kouchaki (North Western), Stephen Galoob (Tulsa) and Rachil Cahill-O’Callaghan (Cardiff). The UK limb of the project is part-funded by the Legal Education Foundation. More...
Published: Sep 24, 2014 3:42:10 PM
Moorhead tells leading practitioners, City lawyers are part of the precarious professionalism problem
Richard Moorhead gave an invited lecture to Law Society Council members and invited City leaders from the legal profession this week. He told them research evidence and a series of recent scandals pointed to the professions need to sharpen up its act on ethics and that even the leading firms had been tainted by difficulty. He also discussed how the cutting edge developments in legal services were increasingly being led from outside of law as a profession and a discipline and that this posed a major threat to lawyers and legal educators which required significant investment. More...
Published: Sep 22, 2014 5:42:47 PM
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