One striking difference between the English and Continental European legal traditions is that English legal education has been organised and controlled by the legal profession, rather than universities. Until the late twentieth century, most English lawyers, and the vast majority of England’s higher judiciary, learnt their law as apprentice-lawyers in practice, as a consequence of the legal professions’ examination requirements, rather than at university. [...]
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