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The firm as a new actor in legal education: implications
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                     Andrew Co...
Outline


1.   The sociology of the professions: the role of the university

2.   New actors: the firm and education

3.  ...
The sociology of the professions: the role of
                        the university



                            The St...
New actors: the firm and education



             Governance
                                      Universities
         ...
Firm-based education and socialization: exemplary ‘university’ programme




Legal knowledge       Practice group technica...
Firm-based education and socialization: exemplary ‘university’ programme




Legal knowledge       Practice group technica...
Implications: new priorities; revised
     sociologies of the professions


In terms fo new priorities, put some quotes:

...
Conclusions

The need to re-visit the role of universities in sociologies of
the professions

The introduction of new acto...
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The firm as a new actor in legal education: implications and prospects

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Slides for the presentation by James Faulconbridge and Andrew Cook (Lancaster University) at LILAC10.

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The firm as a new actor in legal education: implications and prospects

  1. 1. The firm as a new actor in legal education: implications and prospects Andrew Cook, Lancaster University, UK James Faulconbridge, Lancaster University, UK Daniel Muzio, Leeds University Business School, UK Acknowledgement: The authors thank the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council for funding through grant RES-000-22-2957 that supported the research reported here.
  2. 2. Outline 1. The sociology of the professions: the role of the university 2. New actors: the firm and education 3. Implications: new priorities; revised sociologies of the professions
  3. 3. The sociology of the professions: the role of the university The State Universities Professionalization Users Actors regulating the Practitioners production of and by producers. Based on Burrage et al., (1990)
  4. 4. New actors: the firm and education Governance Universities Regimes Professionalization Employing Practitioners Organizations Users
  5. 5. Firm-based education and socialization: exemplary ‘university’ programme Legal knowledge Practice group technical sessions Legal Ethics & Standards Behaviours Managing your time Client service & relationships Being financially literate People management Communication skills Business development Practices Constructing global deals Working as an international lawyer
  6. 6. Firm-based education and socialization: exemplary ‘university’ programme Legal knowledge Practice group technical sessions Legal Ethics & Standards Behaviours Managing your time Client service & relationships Being financially literate People management Communication skills Business development Practices Constructing global deals Working as an international lawyer
  7. 7. Implications: new priorities; revised sociologies of the professions In terms fo new priorities, put some quotes: -From people providing tailored GDL/LPC emphasising importance of practical skill not detailed knowledge -From trainees talking about not needing to know about the law but being a business person
  8. 8. Conclusions The need to re-visit the role of universities in sociologies of the professions The introduction of new actors in education New questions Can we associate professional lawyers with expertise related to a crafted knowledge-base? What implications for the university law degree? The implications for regulation: is the neoliberal reform driving change a good idea?

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