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Dr Lucy Floyd

Senior Lecturer

The City Law School, Professional Programmes

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GIP3.09, The City Law School

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City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom

About

Overview

I joined City as a Senior Lecturer in 2019 and have previously held academic posts at the University of Westminster and Oxford Brookes University. I have experience of teaching across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate (both academic and vocational) courses.

I hold a PhD from Keele University and an MA from the University of Oxford. Before my career in higher education began in 2001 I practised as a solicitor, specialising in contentious commercial work.

My research interests relate to legal education and the legal profession; my PhD thesis investigated the role played by vocational legal education in developing the professional identity of female students.

I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and hold a PCTHE from Oxford Brookes University.

My outputs to date are as follows:

Conference papers

Floyd, L. (2013) Researching the professional identities of female law students: ethical issues, presented at the London Centre for Social Studies PhD Methodologies Conference, 19 April.

Floyd, L. (2014) The role of the LPC in the formation of female solicitors' professional identities, presented at the Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference, 13-15 April.

Floyd, L. (2014) Becoming a female solicitor: vocational legal education and professional identity formation, presented at the Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, 9-12 September.

Floyd, L. (2015) Becoming a solicitor: vocational legal education and the emerging professional identities of female LPC students – learning from the past and looking to the future, presented at the Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference, 29-31 March.

Floyd, L. (2016) Becoming a female solicitor: vocational legal education and professional identity formation, presented at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, 4-8 April.

Floyd, L. (2018) Female students’ perceptions of lecturers in vocational legal education: role-modelling, professionalism and professional identity formation, presented at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, 27-29 March.

Publications

Floyd, L. (2014) Researching professional identities of female law students: Ethical issues and dilemmas. Review of Social Studies 1(1), p1.

Floyd, L. (2014) Book Review of Phillips, Working in Law 2014 and Lenkowski (ed), Career Planning for Solicitors. The Law Teacher 48(3), p372.