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Richard Ridyard

Richard Ridyard

Telephone: 0151 231 4748


Richard holds degrees from the University of Oxford and Liverpool John Moores University. He is module leader for the following on the LLM in International Business Corporate and Finance Law: Global Financial Law and Regulation; International Corporate Finance Law; and; Legal Research. On the LLB, he is module leader of Remedies in Contract, Tort, and Restitution as well as Media Law.

Richard is a Humane Studies Fellow, and Bernard Marcus Fellow, at the Institute of Humane Studies, and is the recipient of a Charles Koch Foundation Dissertation Award. He is also a former associate editor of the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


University of Oxford, United Kingdom, BCL
Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, LL.B.


Internet publication

Christian C, Ridyard R. 2019. Opinion: Is being social media savvy all it takes to jump the refugee queue into Canada?

Ridyard RM. 2014. The government's ban on prisoners receiving books is the antithesis of the rehabilitation revolution promised by Chris Grayling

Ridyard RM. 2014. The Government's rehabilitation policy is in crisis due to the Justice Secretary's ready embrace of austerity

Ridyard RM. 2014. Abolishing the monarchy would remove an obstacle to genuine democracy in Britain

Ridyard RM. 2012. Privacy, Lessons from 1890

Ridyard RM. 2012. Case Law Australia, Harbour Radio v Trad, High Court allows qualified privilege appeal

Journal article

Ridyard RM. Carrots and Sticks in Bank Governance: Time for a Bigger Stick? Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, >DOI >Public Url

Engagement & Impact


Hayek Fund Travel Grant

Charles Koch Foundation Dissertation Grant Award

Editorial boards:

Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, Associate Editor


Bernard Marcus Fellow, Institute of Humane Studies

Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Humane Studies Fellow, Institute of Humane Studies

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, Society of Legal Scholars

Member, The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

Research Grants Awarded:

Institute of Humane Studies, Excessive Risk Taking: Shareholder Push or Pull? Making the Case for the Removal of Limited Liability for Bank Shareholders, Grant value (£): 5000

Liverpool John Moores University, Sovereign Fiscal Disruption and Deposit Insurance in the Eurozone, Grant value (£): 3500