Andrew Baker

School of Law

Andrew Baker - Senior Lecturer, Associate Dean (Quality Assurance and Enhancement)


Organisational Role and responsibilities:

Teaching: Andrew is the module leader for Obligations A and is a team member teaching on Obligations B. He is also module leader for final year Bank and Financial Servces Regulation, The Law Relating to Financial Crime, and Company Law. He is module leader for Financial Crime on the LLM programme, and is the subject leader for Contract on the GDL.

Research Interests:

Currently undertaking a PhD assessing Bank Regulation in the UK.

Other research interests include contract law, regulation of financial services, financial crime, particularly money laundering and market abuse, and corporate social responsibility of banks.

Andrew joined the School of Law in August 2005 following a move from the University of Glamorgan.


2003, Cardiff University, United Kingdom, LLM Commercial Law
2001, University of Glamorgan, United Kingdom, LLB (Hons)

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer, Law, Liverpool John Moores University, 2005 - present


Baker AH. 2017. Market Abuse and The Risk to the Financial Markets The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime - Legislative and Policy Responses A Critical Assessment Routledge 9781317311737

Lui A. 2017. The importance of whistleblowers in uncovering misconduct in Potemkin villages Ryder N, Turksen U, Tucker J. The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime - Legislative and Policy Responses Routledge 9781138119970 DOI Publisher Url

Baker AH. 2011. Insider Dealing Ryder NJ. Financial Crimie in the 21st Century: Law and Policy :140-177 Edward Elgar

Journal article

Baker AH. 2008. Credit union regulation and the Financial Services Authority: Less is more but better International Journal of Law and Management, 50 :301-315 DOI

Baker AH. 2008. Banks and the Communities They Serve: Time to Legislate? Liverpool Law Review, 29 :165-182 DOI

Baker AH, Ryder NJ. 2004. Credit Unions as Mortgage Providers The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer, :109-122

Baker AH, Ryder NJ. 2003. The Enemy Within? A critical analysis of the Credit Unions Act 1979 and the Common Bond Journal of Cooperative Studies, 36 :117-140

Conference publication

Baker AH. Who is John Galt? An objectivist approach to bank supervision: Should we remove the yoke of regulation? Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference

Baker AH. The Coalition Government proposals for reform: The Dawn of a New Era? Probably Not! Socio-Legal Scholars Association Annual Conference

Baker AH. What part can market abuse play in the regulation of financial services? Socio-Legal Studies Association

Teaching qualification:

PGCertLTHE. 2008