University of Melbourne
Professor Julian Webb joined Melbourne Law School in 2014 from the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom. Professor Webb holds a concurrent appointment as an Honorary Professor of Law at the University of Exeter, and has previously held visiting appointments at University College London, the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London, and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in the USA. He is a member of the Singapore Academy of Law’s Legal Industry Framework for Training and Education (LIFTED) global faculty, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and an academic Bencher of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, one of the four ancient Inns of Court that govern the English Bar.
Professor Webb was, with Professor Kim Economides, a founding General Editor of Legal Ethics.
Professor Webb’s research focuses on the ethics and professional regulation of lawyers; developments in the market for legal services; law and technology, and legal education policy and practice.
University of Birmingham
Professor Lisa Webley’s research concerns the regulation, education and ethicality and professionalism of the legal profession, and broader access to justice and rule of law concerns. She has been the Principal Investigator on several large research projects and has undertaken funded empirical research for public bodies and organisations including the European Commission; the Ministry of Justice and the Department for Trade and Industry. She is head of research in the Centre for Employability, Professional Legal Education and Research at the University of Birmingham.
Professor Webley is the current General Editor of Legal Ethics and Co-Director of the Legal Education Research Network in the United Kingdom. She holds visiting professorships at the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre at Victoria University Australia and at the University of Portsmouth, and has been a visiting scholar at the University of Melbourne and the University of Hong Kong. She holds a Senior Research Fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London. Professor Webley is co-author (with Harriet Samuels) of the Complete Public Law: Text, Cases and Materials (OUP) and Legal Writing (Routledge). She was awarded the Oxford University Press Law Teacher of the Year prize 2016.