Reinforcers or reformers: an exploration of how legal educators perceive their role and its relationship with the legal profession following the introduction of the SQE
- Start date: 1 January 2023
- End date: 1 January 2024
- Primary investigator: Dr Alex Nicholson
Funder: Socio-Legal Studies Association
Project aim: The aim of this study is to explore legal educators’ perceptions of the evolving relationship between legal education and the solicitors’ branch of the legal profession in England and Wales in the light of the introduction of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE), specifically investigating whether legal educators believe that their work directly or indirectly reinforces existing cultures, practices, and norms within the legal profession and/or has the potential to reform them.