A quarter of law students would be willing to falsify time sheets

Coming soon to a law firm near you?

“New academic research has found a quarter of law students would be hypothetically willing to misstate information on work time sheets for personal and business gain. Led by UCL law professor Richard Moorhead, the study claims its law student respondents demonstrated a “propensity to behave unethically in a legal context”.  The 441 students in England and Wales that took part in the study, called ‘The ethical identity of law students’, were asked if — hypothetically — they’d be willing to bill hours counter to company policy if it meant they’d receive a £3,000 bonus.”

Read: A quarter of law students would be willing to falsify time sheets at Legal Cheek

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