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Biography

Phil Drake is a Senior Lecturer of Law and Director of the Law Clinic at the University of Huddersfield. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a non-practising Solicitor.

Prior to joining the Law School in 2008, Phil worked in a number of legal practices ranging from a small High Street practice to larger city commercial practices and the in-house solicitor’s department of a large Local Authority. Whilst in practice, he gained experience of contentious and non-contentious work and his main practice areas were in civil and commercial litigation and corporate recovery and insolvency.

Since entering academia, Phil has taken a key interest in the psychological learning processes in clinical legal education and the underlying ethical, sociological and philosophical dimensions of law.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Teaching and learning processes within clinical legal education;
  • Professional legal ethics and social responsibility;
  • Accessory liability in equity for assistance in a breach of trust

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Research Output 2013 2018

Ethical Engagement, Embedded Reflection, and Mutual Empowerment in the Clinical Process

Drake, P., Taylor, N. & Toddington, S. 1 Apr 2018 Social Justice and Legal Education. Ashford, C. & McKeown, P. (eds.). Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 65-83 18 p.

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Clinical Pathways to Ethically Substantive Autonomy

Drake, P. & Toddington, S. 2013 In : International Journal of Clinical Legal Education. 19, p. 311-320 10 p.

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Activities 2013 2017

  • 7 Oral presentation