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Mr Richard Ridyard

Mr Richard Ridyard


Richard holds degrees from Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Oxford. He teaches on a range modules including Contract Law (Level 4), Tort Law (Level 4), Media Law (Level 6), and Global Financial Law and Regulation (LL.M.). He is also a Humane Studies Fellow and the recipient of a Charles Koch Foundation Dissertation Award.


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


Book review

Ridyard RM. 2018. A Review of Speech Matters: On Lying, Morality, and the Law Journal of Value Inquiry,

Internet publication

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. Solicitors’ Profession Could Face a ‘Lost Generation Of Talent'

Ridyard RM. 2012. Privacy, Lessons from 1890

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

Engagement & Impact


Award title: Charles Koch Foundation Dissertation Grant Award

Editorial boards:

Publication: Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, Position: Associate Editor


Fellowship title: Fellow, Organisation: Higher Education Academy

Fellowship title: Humane Studies Fellow, Organisation: Institute of Humane Studies

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, Society of Legal Scholars

Member, The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple