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Dr Tony Harvey

Dr Tony Harvey

Telephone: 0151 231 3955


Dr. Tony Harvey is a Principal Lecturer and Programme Leader for the Law Masters Programmes. He specialises in Obligations (particularly Contract Law) Company Law (particularly Corporate Governance) and Professional Responsibility, Ethics & Compliance. Dr. Harvey is a member of the Senior Management Team of the Law School, Assessments Officer for the School. He is Module Leader for International Corporate Governance; International Commercial Contracting and Advanced Legal Research and the Dissertation Module on the LL.M. Degree and Obligations B on the LL.B. Degree. He is a member of the International Forum for Teaching Legal Ethics & Professionalism and has been a visiting lecturer at Shanghai and Tianjin Law Schools, China and Malaga University Law School, Spain. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Dr. Harvey is Chairman and Director of a number of charitable and other organisations in the Liverpool City Region, including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society (Secretary and former Deputy Chair) and the Eldonian Community Housing Association (Deputy Chair) and is a Patron of St. Vincent's Blind School. Tony is a former partner and now Consultant Director of Training, Risk & Compliance at Brabners LLP. He is a member of the Council of the Society of Legal Scholars and the Board of Liverpool Law Society and also sits on its Regulatory Committee.


2001, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, Ph.D.
1994, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, M.A. (Distinction)
1985, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, LL.B. (Hons)

Academic appointments

Principal Lecturer and Law Masters Programmes Leader, Liverpool John Moores University, 1991 - present


Journal article

Harvey AR. 2017. The fourth and final act? The New Draft UK Money Laundering Regulations New Law Journal,

Harvey AR. 2016. Towards the new Hammurabi? New Law Journal,

Harvey AR. 2015. Beware of dirty laundry: Are you prepared for increased anti-money laundering compliance scrutiny? New Law Journal, :18-19

Harvey AR. 2014. Keeping Watch: why sound financial management remains a priority Solicitors Journal,

Harvey AR. 2012. Compliance Officer for Legal Practice: The Essentials Solicitors Journal,

Harvey AR, Cooke PJ. 2006. Babb and Solicitors' Negligence: Can LLP Status provide complete protection from personal liability Professional Negligence, 2 :25-37

Harvey AR. 2001. Allegations of carelessness in ENT surgery Review of ENT and Audiology,

Harvey A. 1994. Doctors in the dock: Criminal liability for negligent treatment resulting in the death of a patient The Liverpool Law Review, 16 :201-214 >DOI

Harvey AR. 1994. Doctors in the Dock: Criminal Liability for Negligent Treatment Resulting in the Death of a Patient Liverpool Law Review, 2

Harvey AR. Do the right thing: Post Panama papers and pre-Brexit, how can we encourage corporate lawyers to behave with integrity? New Law Journal,


Harvey AR. 2011. The Philosophy of Leadership: Promoting Trust and Integrity (book chapter) Muir L. Leadership Development in the Legal Profession Ark Group. London

Engagement & Impact


Fellow, Institute of Continuing Professional Development (F.Inst.CPD), Institute of Continuing Professional Development

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy

Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Royal Society of Arts

Other invited event:

Corporate Lawyers & Corporate Practice: Power, Practice & Privilege, University of Birmingham Law School, Paper: Enabling Integrity: How can we encourage Corporate Lawyers to do the Right Thing?

Paper, University of Maastricht, “The Ethics of Responsibility: Personal Fault and the Law of Obligations”

Paper, University of York, “Respecting Autonomy through the Common Law: A Case Study from the Law of Obligations”

Paper, London, Developing Effective Leadership in Law Firms

2015 Regulatory & Compliance Risks: Are you aware, Liverpool Law Society, Paper: SRA Regulatory Risk Outlook 2015