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

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John Flood

Griffith University Law School; University of Westminster School of Law; University College London

Abstract

The rise of the large global law firm is analyzed. The analysis covers the reach of large law firms, their different types of work, and the ways in which they construct legal arrangements to enable transnational business. This entails looking at what lawyers actually do. Professionalism and issues of multidisciplinary practice are also considered.

Keywords: large law firms, globalization, transnational, international, lawyers

JEL Classification: J44

Suggested Citation

Flood, John, 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. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=953796

John A. Flood (Contact Author)

Griffith University Law School ( email )

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University of Westminster School of Law ( email )

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University College London ( email )

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