Ms Avis Whyte

Senior Research Fellow

DepartmentWestminster Law School
Research groupCentre on the Legal Profession

Research outputs

Evaluation of the Legal Service Commission's Training Contract Grant Scheme
Bacquet, S., Boon, A., Webley, L. and Whyte, A. 2008. Evaluation of the Legal Service Commission's Training Contract Grant Scheme. Legal Services Commission.

What's wrong with legal aid?: Lessons from outside the UK
Flood, J. and Whyte, A. 2006. What's wrong with legal aid?: Lessons from outside the UK. Civil Justice Quarterly. 25, pp. 80-98.

Alternative dispute resolution: a mapping exercise on accreditation schemes
Boon, A. and Whyte, A. 2004. Alternative dispute resolution: a mapping exercise on accreditation schemes. London, UK University of Westminster.

Lawyer Disciplinary Processes: An Empirical Study of Solicitors’ Misconduct Cases in England and Wales in 2015
Boon, A. and Whyte, A. 2019. Lawyer Disciplinary Processes: An Empirical Study of Solicitors’ Misconduct Cases in England and Wales in 2015. Legal Studies. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1017/lst.2018.45

Report on costs of legal aid in other countries
Flood, J. and Whyte, A. 2004. Report on costs of legal aid in other countries. UK University of Westminster.

Report on international approaches to the defence of indigent persons in criminal cases: a report for Lord Carter's review of legal aid procurement
Flood, J., Whyte, A. and Bacquet, S. 2005. Report on international approaches to the defence of indigent persons in criminal cases: a report for Lord Carter's review of legal aid procurement. London, UK Department for Constitutional Affairs.

Internal case assignment in England
Flood, J., Banakar, R., Webb, J. and Whyte, A. 2005. Internal case assignment in England. in: Fabri, M. and Langbroek, P.M. (ed.) Internal case assignment. A report on a comparative study into the rules and practices of case distribution in courts in five countries Utrecht, Netherlands University of Utrecht. pp. 63-134

Looking back: analysing experiences of legal education and training
Boon, A. and Whyte, A. 2007. Looking back: analysing experiences of legal education and training. Law Teacher. 41 (2), pp. 169-190.

Case assignment in English courts
Banakar, R., Flood, J., Webb, J. and Whyte, A. 2007. Case assignment in English courts. in: Langbroek, P.M. and Fabri, M. (ed.) The right judge for each case: a study of case assignment and impartiality in six European judiciaries Antwerp ; Oxford Intersentia.

Regulating mediators?
Boon, A., Earle, R. and Whyte, A. 2007. Regulating mediators? Legal Ethics. 10 (1), pp. 26-50.

Straight there no detours: direct access to barristers
Flood, J. and Whyte, A. 2008. Straight there no detours: direct access to barristers. Westminster Law School, University of Westminster.

Straight there, no detours: direct access to barristers
Flood, J. and Whyte, A. 2009. Straight there, no detours: direct access to barristers. International Journal of the Legal Profession. 16 (2&3), pp. 131-152. doi:10.1080/09695951003588956

The next generation of legal aid solicitors: the LSC’s Training Grants Scheme
Bacquet, S., Boon, A., Webley, L. and Whyte, A. 2009. The next generation of legal aid solicitors: the LSC’s Training Grants Scheme. in: Buck, A. (ed.) Reaching further: innovation, access and quality in legal services : papers from the Legal Services Research Centre's seventh international research conference, Reaching further, Royal Naval Academy in Greenwich, London, 18th to 20th June 2008 London Stationary Office. pp. 143-165

The legal professions as stakeholders in the academy in England and Wales
Boon, A. and Whyte, A. 2010. The legal professions as stakeholders in the academy in England and Wales. in: Cownie, F. (ed.) Stakeholders in the law school Oxford Hart. pp. 65-96

Will there be blood? Students as stakeholders in the legal academy
Boon, A. and Whyte, A. 2010. Will there be blood? Students as stakeholders in the legal academy. in: Cownie, F. (ed.) Stakeholders in the law school Oxford Hart. pp. 185-224

Icarus falls: the coal health scandal
Boon, A. and Whyte, A. 2012. Icarus falls: the coal health scandal. Legal Ethics. 15 (2), pp. 277-313. doi:10.5235/LE.15.2.277

The disciplinary processes of the legal profession
Boon, A., Whyte, A. and Sherr, A. 2013. The disciplinary processes of the legal profession. London University of Westminster Law Press.