The latest news on CEL activities, including commentary and debate by CEL Director, Richard Moorhead.

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Professor Lawrence Lessig

Video Available of Lawrence Lessig Delivering CEL Annual Lecture 2014

A video is now available of Professor Lawrence 'Larry' Lessig delivering the Centre for Ethics & Law Annual Lecture on 14 March 2014 in which Professor Lessig introduces the idea of “institutional corruption,” and uses it to understand pathologies in important public institutions, especially the United States Congress More...

Published: Apr 7, 2014 3:53:41 PM

The Legal Education Foundation

Do Values and Professionalism Change During Law School? CEL Awarded LEF Grant

The Centre for Ethics and Law has been awarded research funding by the Legal Education Foundation to explore whether and how values and professionalism change as students progress through law school. More...

Published: Mar 28, 2014 2:26:14 PM

MAYSON, Prof Stephen

ULL Honorary Professor, Stephen Mayson joins the Centre for Ethics and Law

Previously head of the University of Law’s Legal Services Institute, he will be attached to the Centre for Ethics and Law at UCL’s Faculty of Laws. Professor Mayson will contribute to the centre’s engagement with the professions, policymakers and academics around ethics and professional regulation through its regular seminars and think tanks, as well as through papers and research. More...

Published: Feb 6, 2014 4:07:00 PM

CEL Audience

Commercial awareness and the lawyer’s moral compass

Prof Richard Moorhead will be giving a keynote address at Managing Partners’ 7th Compliance for Law Firms Conference on 2-3 April in London. He will highlight work underway at UCL’s Centre for Ethics and Laws examining how lawyers cope with legal risk and professional ethics. What are the tensions between commercial awareness and professional ethics; are lawyers fit to provide a moralcompass; what difficulties are posed for lawyers as managers of legal risk? More...

Published: Jan 27, 2014 12:21:45 PM

Centre Director Comments on Extraordinary Criticisms of Leading Law Firm

Clifford Chance has come under scrutiny in a case about professional conduct. Professor Richard Moorhead, Centre for Ethics & Law Director, explores further in an article for Legal Week, looking at the roles of clients, witnesses and solicitors. More...

Published: Jan 17, 2014 12:30:15 PM

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