John Flood

Griffith University Law School

Professor of Law and Society

Nathan Campus

170 Kessels Road

Nathan 4111, Queensland

Australia

http://https://experts.griffith.edu.au/academic/j.flood

University of Westminster School of Law

Visiting Professor of Law

4 Little Titchfield Street

London, England W1W 7UW

United Kingdom

http://www.westminster.ac.uk

University College London

Honorary Professor of Law

Faculty of Laws

Endsleigh Gardens

London, England WC1H 0EG

United Kingdom

http://www.laws.ucl.ac.uk/people-at-ucl-laws/honorary-appointments/

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1.

'He's Fucking Marvellous!': The Fall and Rise of Barristers' Clerks

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Jul 2007
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 904 (14,981)

Abstract:

barristers, clerks, bar, lawyers, legal profession

2.

Will There Be Fallout from Clementi? The Repercussions for the Legal Profession after Legal Services Act 2007

2012 Michigan State Law Review 537-565, Miami-Florida European Union Center Jean Monnet/Robert Schuman Paper Series, Vol. 8, No. 6 , U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 08-03, Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2012, 2012
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 May 2008 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 745 (22,658)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Clementi, legal profession, lawyers

3.

The Vultures Fly East: The Creation and Globalisation of the Distressed Debt Market

ADAPTING LEGAL CULTURES, D. Nelken, ed., pp 257-278, Oxford: Hart, 2001
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Dec 2006
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 544 (36,686)
Citation 1

Abstract:

bankruptcy, insolvency, law firms, lawyers, globalization, london approach, distressed debt, vulture funds

Structuring Transactions: The Case of Real Estate Finance (Revised version: March 2008)

CONTRACTUAL CERTAINTY IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE, V. Gessner, ed., 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
John Flood and Eleni Skordaki
Griffith University Law School and Olswang
Downloads 481 (45,364)

Abstract:

lawyer-client, banks, lawyers, transactions, structure

Structuring Transactions: The Case of Real Estate Finance (Revised Version: March 2008)

CONTRACTUAL CERTAINTY IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE, V. Gessner, ed., 2008, U of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 10-04
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Jan 2010
John Flood and Eleni Skordaki
Griffith University Law School and Olswang
Downloads 60 (296,568)

Abstract:

lawyer-client, banks, lawyers, transactions, structure

Lawyers, Law Firms and the Stabilization of Transnational Business

Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business, Vol. 28, pp. 489-525, 2008
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
John Flood and Fabian P. Sosa
Griffith University Law School and University of Bremen
Downloads 345 (68,110)
Citation 6

Abstract:

lawyers, Luhmann, Gilson, cross-border, globalization, law firms

Lawyers, Law Firms and the Stabilization of Transnational Business

Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business, Vol. 28, pp. 489-525, 2008, U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 10-03
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Jan 2010
John Flood and Fabian P. Sosa
Griffith University Law School and University of Bremen
Downloads 93 (228,840)
Citation 6

Abstract:

lawyers, Luhmann, Gilson, cross-border, globalization, law firms

Legal Education in the Global Context: Challenges from Globalization, Technology and Changes in Government Regulation

U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 11-16
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Aug 2011
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 366 (63,455)

Abstract:

professions, globalization, technology, lawyers, education, regulation

Legal Education in the Global Context: Challenges from Globalization, Technology and Changes in Government Regulation

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Feb 2012
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 27 (410,612)

Abstract:

lawyers, legal education, globalization, legal profession

7.

Socio-Legal Ethnography

THEORY AND METHOD IN SOCIO-LEGAL RESEARCH, R. Banakar & M. Travers, eds., Hart Publishing, 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Dec 2006
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 389 (44,872)

Abstract:

ethnography, sociolegal, barristers clerks, lawyers, law firms, research

8.

What's Wrong with Legal Aid? Lessons from Outside the UK

Civil Justice Quarterly, Vol. 25, pp. 80-98, 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Dec 2006
John Flood and Avis Whyte
Griffith University Law School and University of Westminster - School of Law
Downloads 380 (43,847)
Citation 1

Abstract:

legal aid, law firms, lawyers

The Re-Landscaping of the Legal Profession: Large Law Firms and Professional Re-Regulation

Current Sociology vol 59, no 4, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 308 (77,578)
Citation 2

Abstract:

ethics, regulation, globalization, legal profession, large law firms

The Re-Landscaping of the Legal Profession: Large Law Firms and Professional Re-Regulation

Current Sociology Monograph 2, Vol. 59, No. 4, University of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 10-33
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 69 (275,083)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Ethics, Regulation, Globalization, Legal Profession, Large Law Firms

10.

Globalization of Professional Ethics? The Significance of Lawyers' International Codes of Conduct

Legal Ethics, Vol. 2, pp. 29-57, 1999
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Dec 2006
Andrew Boon and John Flood
The City Law School of City University London and Griffith University Law School
Downloads 364 (49,120)

Abstract:

ethics, lawyers, globalization, law firms

11.

Rating, Dating, and the Informal Regulation and the Formal Ordering of Financial Transactions: Securitizations and Credit Rating Agencies

Privatising Development: Transnational Law, Infrastructure and Human Rights, M. Likosky, ed., pp 147-171, Martinus Nijhoff, 2005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jan 2006
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 340 (68,710)
Citation 1

Abstract:

securitization, globalisation, globalization, lawyers, investment banks, corporate, regulation, epistemic practices, capital markets, credit rating agencies

12.

Lawyers as Sanctifiers: The Role of Elite Law Firms in International Business Transactions

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 331 (65,966)
Citation 3

Abstract:

lawyers, law firms, legal profession, globalization, jesuits, international business

13.

From Ethics to Regulation: The Re-Organization and Re-Professionalization of Large Law Firms in the 21st Century

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 281 (72,310)
Citation 1

Abstract:

ethics, regulation, Legal Services Act, large law firms

The Cab Rank Rule: Its Meaning and Purpose in the New Legal Services Market

U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 13-01
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Mar 2013
John Flood and Morten Hviid
Griffith University Law School and University of East Anglia - Centre for Competition Policy (CCP)
Downloads 185 (131,752)

Abstract:

Bar, barristers, cab rank rule, clients, legal aid, economics of law, professionalism

The Cab Rank Rule: Its Meaning and Purpose in the New Legal Services Market

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Jan 2013
John Flood and Morten Hviid
Griffith University Law School and University of East Anglia - Centre for Competition Policy (CCP)
Downloads 86 (240,755)

Abstract:

Bar, barristers, cab rank rule, clients, legal aid, economics of law, professionalism

Transnational Lawyering: Clients, Ethics and Regulation

LAWYERS IN PRACTICE: ETHICAL DECISION MAKING IN CONTEXT, Lynn Mather & Leslie Levin, eds., University of Chicago Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 185 (131,752)

Abstract:

regulation, law firms, globalization, ethics, transnational

Transnational Lawyering: Clients, Ethics and Regulation

LAWYERS IN PRACTICE: ETHICAL DECISION MAKING IN CONTEXT, Lynn Mather & Leslie Levin, eds., University of Chicago Press, Forthcoming , University of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 10-34
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Oct 2010
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 68 (277,373)

Abstract:

Regulation, Law Firms, Globalization, Ethics, Transnational

The Global Contest for Legal Education

The Calling of Law, Ashgate, Forthcoming 2014, U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 14-01, HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-21
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 181 (134,527)

Abstract:

Globalisation Legal Education, English US Canadian and Australian Legal Education, Tehnology, Legal Services Act 2007, Modes of Legal Education

The Global Contest for Legal Education

The Calling of Law, eds Fiona Westwood and Karen Barton, Ashgate, 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Feb 2014
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 51 (321,316)

Abstract:

legal education, globalization, technology, regulation

17.

Resurgent Professionalism? Partnership and Professionalism in Global Law Firms

REDIRECTIONS IN THE STUDY OF EXPERT LABOUR, S. Ackroyd, G.D. Muzio, J.F. Chanlet, eds., Palgrave, 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 221 (104,618)

Abstract:

law firms, legal profession, history, biography, professionalism, profession

18.

Megalawyering in the Global Order: The Cultural, Social and Economic Transformation of Global Legal Practice

International Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 3, Nos. 1-2, pp. 169-214, 1996
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Dec 2006
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 216 (62,270)
Citation 10

Abstract:

large law firms, globalization, transnational, international, lawyers

Straight There No Detours: Direct Access to Barristers (Report 2008)

U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
John Flood and Avis Whyte
Griffith University Law School and University of Westminster - School of Law
Downloads 145 (163,663)
Citation 1

Abstract:

barristers, Clementi, direct, access, clients, solicitors, lawyers

Straight There No Detours: Direct Access to Barristers

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
John Flood and Avis Whyte
Griffith University Law School and University of Westminster - School of Law
Downloads 41 (353,302)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Bar, barristers, clients, direct access

Straight There No Detours: Direct Access to Barristers

U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
John Flood and Avis Whyte
Griffith University Law School and University of Westminster - School of Law
Downloads 24 (426,524)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Bar, barristers, clients, direct access

20.

Postmodern Professions: The Fragmentation of Legal Education

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 473-492, September 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Andrew Boon, John Flood and Julian Webb
The City Law School of City University London, Griffith University Law School and University of Warwick
Downloads 210 (112,308)
Citation 1

Abstract:

professions, lawyers, legal education, postmodern, flexibilisation, MDP, capitalism

21.

The Cultures of Globalization: Professional Restructuring for the International Market

PROFESSIONAL COMPETITION AND PROFESSIONAL POWER: LAWYERS, ACCOUNTANTS AND THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF MARKETS, pp. 139-169, Y. Dezalay & D. Sugarman, eds., Routledge 1995
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Apr 2007
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 207 (105,076)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Globalization, lawyers, MDP, legal profession

The Transformation of Access to Law and Justice in England and Wales 60 Years On

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Nov 2009
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 107 (207,387)

Abstract:

The Transformation of Access to Law and Justice in England and Wales 60 Years on

U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 10-14
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 77 (257,903)

Abstract:

legal aid

23.

Capital Markets, Globalisation and Global Elites

TRANSNATIONAL LEGAL PROCESSES - GLOBALISATION AN DPOWER DISPARITIES, Michael B. Likosky, ed., pp. 114-134, Cambridge University Press, 2002
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Jan 2006
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 179 (123,258)
Citation 2

Abstract:

globalisation, capital markets, investment banks, law firms

24.

Legal Education, Globalization, and the New Imperialism

THE LAW SCHOOL-GLOBAL ISSUES, LOCAL QUESTIONS, . F. Cownie, ed., Ashgate, 1999
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Dec 2006
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 170 (134,625)
Citation 1

Abstract:

legal education, globalization, law schools

25.

Corporate Lawyer-Client Relationships: Bankers, Lawyers, Clients and Enduring Relationships

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2017
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 147 (145,425)

Abstract:

lawyer-client, banks, lawyers, transactions

26.

Becoming a Cosmopolitan Lawyer

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 6, 2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
John Flood and Peter D. Lederer
Griffith University Law School and University of Miami - School of Law
Downloads 145 (139,480)

Abstract:

career, lawyer, law firms, globalization, legal education, cosmopolitanism

Abstract:

derivatives, regulation, finance, lawyers, crisis

28.

Institutional Bridging: How Large Law Firms Engage in Globalization

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 1, 2013, HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-9
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 125 (102,827)

Abstract:

globalization, law firms, lawyers, born global, common law, Legal Services Act 2007, UK, US

29.

Normative Bricolage: Informal Rule Making by Accountants and Lawyers in Mega Insolvencies

GLOBAL LAW WITHOUT A STATE, G. Teubner, ed., pp. 109-131, Dartmouth: Aldershot, 1997
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Dec 2006
John Flood and Eleni Skordaki
Griffith University Law School and Olswang
Downloads 119 (182,613)
Citation 3

Abstract:

globalization, bankruptcy, insolvency, chapter 11, administration, lawyers, accountants

30.

Doing Business: The Management of Uncertainty in Lawyers' Work

Law & Society Review, Vol. 25, No. 1, 1991
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Jul 2008
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 117 (182,613)
Citation 5

Abstract:

business, lawyers, clients, law firms

31.

Professionals Organizing Professionals: Comparing the Logic of US and UK Law Practice

TRANSFORMATION OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, D. Brock, C.R. Hinings & M. Powell, eds., Routledge, 1999
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Dec 2006
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 91 (201,004)
Citation 1

Abstract:

professions, lawyers, law firms, US, UK, bureaucracy

32.

Betting the System and Beating the House? Gillian Tett’s Story of the Financial Crisis: 'Fool’s Gold - How Unrestrained Greed Corrupted a Dream, Shattered Global Markets and Unleashed a Catastrophe'

U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 52 (292,694)

Abstract:

derivatives, regulation, finance, lawyers, crisis

33.
Downloads 50 (261,590)

Abstract:

cab rank rule, Bar, barristers, barristers clerks, legal profession, lawyers

34.

Report on International Approaches to the Defence of Indigent Persons in Criminal Cases

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Feb 2009
John Flood, Avis Whyte and Sylvie Bacquet
Griffith University Law School, University of Westminster - School of Law and University of Westminster
Downloads 37 (336,991)

Abstract:

legal aid, Lord Carter Review, criminal legal aid

35.

Reconfiguring the Market for Advocacy Services A Case Study of London and Four Fields of Practice

Report for the Lord Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Legal Education and Conduct
Number of pages: 288 Posted: 10 Oct 2008
Griffith University Law School, The City Law School of City University London, University of Westminster - School of Law, University of Westminster - School of Law and Olswang
Downloads 35 (360,020)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Advocacy Services

36.

Entrepreneurship, Managerialism and Professionalism in Action: The Case of the Legal Profession in England and Wales

Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship in Professional Services (eds) M Reihlen & A Werr (Edward Elgar), pp. 369-386
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 May 2013
Daniel Muzio and John Flood
University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS) and Griffith University Law School
Downloads 32 (313,520)

Abstract:

professional service firms, law firms, legal profession, lawyers, history, professions

37.

Postmodern Professions? The Fragmentation of Legal Education and the Legal Profession

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 473-492, September 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Aug 2005
Andrew Boon, John Flood and Julian Webb
The City Law School of City University London, Griffith University Law School and University of Warwick
Downloads 23 (418,873)
Citation 1
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Foreword to: 'The Regulation of the Legal Profession in Ireland'

The Regulation of the Legal Profession in Ireland, Maeve Hosier (Quid Pro Books, 2014)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Aug 2014
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 22 (336,991)

Abstract:

legal profession, regulation, legal services market, globalization

39.

Trials of Strength: The Reconfiguration of Litigation as a Contested Terrain

Law and Society Review, Vol. 33, pp. 595-636, 1999
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Andrew Boon and John Flood
The City Law School of City University London and Griffith University Law School
Downloads 19 (408,982)
Citation 1

Abstract:

lawyers, law firms, barristers, solicitors, audience, courts, litigation

40.

Theories of Law Firm Globalization in the Shadow of Colonialism: A Cultural and Institutional Analysis of English and Indian Corporate Law Firms in the 20th and 21st Centuries

David B. Wilkins, Vikramaditya Khanna and David M. Trubek (eds), The Indian Legal Profession in an Age of Globalization. (Cambridge University Press) (Forthcoming), Griffith University Law School Research Paper No. 15-01, U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 16-06
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 15 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 18 (242,386)

Abstract:

India, big law firms, globalization, professions, professional service firms, culture, institutionalism

41.

Foreword: Professions as Contingent Structures in a Perilous World

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2017
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 0 (464,999)

Abstract:

professions, lawyers, professional service firms, ethics, regulation, technology

42.

Global Challenges for Legal Education: Competing for the World's Law Students

24 Nottingham Law Journal 79-93 (2015), U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper, Griffith University Law School Research Paper No. 17-09
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 0 (330,849)

Abstract:

legal education, education, globalisation, lawyers, legal profession, universities, law schools

43.

The Rule of Law and Legal Education: Do They Still Connect?

Research Handbook on the Rule of Law (Eds) C May, a Winchester & C Gardner (Edward Elgar, 2017), Forthcoming, U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper, Griffith University Law School Research Paper No. 17-01
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2017
John Flood
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 0 (235,404)

Abstract:

rule of law, legal profession, globalisation, technology, legal education, The Rule of Law and Legal Education: Do They Still Connect?

44.

The Relative Weight of Subject Knowledge and Type of University Attended: A Comparison of Law Higher Education in England and Germany

Griffith University Law School Research Paper No. 16-18, U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2017
Anna Mountford-Zimdars and John Flood
King's College London and Griffith University Law School
Downloads 0 (370,787)

Abstract:

Legal Profession, Bar, barristers, lawyers, England and Wales, Germany, university, legal education