Richard is a senior lecturer in the School of Law and heads the International Corporate Law and Management postgraduate programme. He has presented widely in the fields of financial regulation, financial crime, and company and commercial law at venues including the Institute of Humane Studies, as well as leading universities including Oxford, King’s College London, and Brock. He has also published on a range of topics in these areas and has been cited by, amongst others, the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Seattle University Law Review, and the Washington University Law Review.
Richard leads the following postgraduate electives: Global Financial Law and Regulation; International Corporate Finance Law; and International Financial Crime. On the LLB, he leads the Banks and Financial Services Regulation elective.
Richard studied law at the University of Oxford (BCL) and Liverpool John Moores University (LLB), receiving multiple academic prizes and scholarships, and holds numerous fellowships. He is a Humane Studies Fellow, and a Bernard Marcus Fellow, at the Institute of Humane Studies, a SPRITE+ Expert Fellow, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is also an Associate of the Association for the Promotion of Political Economy and the Law (APPEAL), the recipient of a Charles Koch Foundation Dissertation Award, and is a former associate editor of the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal.
University of Oxford, United Kingdom, BCL (Distinction)
Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, LL.B. (First Class Honours)
Christian C, Ridyard R. 2019. Opinion: Is being social media savvy all it takes to jump the refugee queue into Canada? Publisher Url
Ridyard RM. 2014. Abolishing the monarchy would remove an obstacle to genuine democracy in Britain Publisher Url
Ridyard RM. 2014. The Government's rehabilitation policy is in crisis due to the Justice Secretary's ready embrace of austerity Publisher Url
Ridyard RM. 2014. The government's ban on prisoners receiving books is the antithesis of the rehabilitation revolution promised by Chris Grayling Publisher Url
Ridyard RM. 2012. Case Law Australia, Harbour Radio v Trad, High Court allows qualified privilege appeal Publisher Url
Ridyard RM. 2012. Privacy, Lessons from 1890 Publisher Url
Hayek Fund Travel Grant, Institute of Humane Studies. 2020
Hayek Fund Travel Grant, Institute of Humane Studies. 2018
Charles Koch Foundation Dissertation Grant Award. 2013
Preparation for Learning and Teaching Course, University of Oxford. 2014
Other Professional Activity:
Associate of the Association for the Promotion of Political Economy and the Law (APPEAL).
Research Assistant, University of Oxford.
Reviewer, Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance..
Bernard Marcus Fellow, Institute of Humane Studies.
Fellow, Higher Education Academy.
Fellow, The Royal Society of Arts.
Humane Studies Fellow, Institute of Humane Studies.
SPRITE+ (Security, Privacy, Identity, Trust, Engagement) Expert Fellow, SPRITE+ Network Plus.
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.
Membership of professional bodies:
Member, Society of Legal Scholars.
Member, The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple.
Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, Associate Editor.