Legal professional de(re)regulation, equality, and inclusion, and the contested space of professionalism within the legal market in England and Wales

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title = "Legal professional de(re)regulation, equality, and inclusion, and the contested space of professionalism within the legal market in England and Wales",
abstract = "This Article aims to examine equality and inclusion in legal services from the perspectives of would-be lawyers and would-be clients. It begins by examining the state and solicitors{\textquoteright} changing relationship regarding access to justice, professional independence, and the rule of law. It then considers the changes that the LSA 2007 wrought, and whether this neoliberal turn can deliver equality and inclusion within the profession and by the profession for those seeking redress with legal help. It also explores whether de(re)regulation may be altering the legal profession(s){\textquoteright}s ability to act as gatekeeper to the profession(s) and whether this too may have an impact on equality and inclusion within the legal services sector and the protection of consumers{\textquoteright} legal rights.",
author = "Lisa Webley",
year = "2015",
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volume = "83",
pages = "2349",
journal = "Fordham Law Review",
issn = "0015-704X",
publisher = "Fordham University School of Law",
number = "5",

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