Journal article

Legal Education and Training Review: a five-year retro/prospective

Jane Ching, Paul Maharg, Avrom Sherr, Julian Webb

LAW TEACHER | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2018

Abstract

The Legal Education and Training Review final report on the regulation of legal services education and training was published in June 2013. Five years later, members of the research team reflect, in this article, on subsequent developments in the relationship between regulator and regulated. They explore the links between out-comes-focused regulation (OFR) and the hierarchies within the regulatory space and between the OFR-driven focus on competence and its impacts on assessment for qualification and continuing competence thereafter. Finally, they extend the concept of shared space to include the relationship between regulators who commission research and researchers who carry it out. The pa..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The Legal Education and Training Review research phase (2011-2013) was funded by the Bar Standards Board, ILEX ProfessionalStandards (now CILEx Regulation) and the Solicitors Regulation Authority.