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, Professor of Law and Professional Ethics at UCL Faculty of Laws. From mid-September 2019, he will be Head of Law, University of Exeter Law School.
Steven Vaughan, Associate Professor 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 currently a 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 currently a PhD student at UCL Laws conducting research into the ethics and professionalism of lawyers in large corporate law firms. He also teaches on UCL Laws’ LLM programme. Trevor was previously a banking and finance partner of the international law firm, Linklaters, from 2001 to 2017, in London and Hong Kong.