Richard Ridyard

School of Law

Since 2013, Richard has been a senior lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University. He heads the International Corporate Law and Management postgraduate programme, which is a collaboration between the Business and Law Schools.

Richard has presented widely in the fields of financial regulation, financial crime, business, management, and commercial law at venues including the Institute of Humane Studies, McKinsey & Company, and the Social Legal Studies Association as well as leading universities including Oxford, King’s College London, Virginia, and Brock. His published work 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. At the undergraduates level, 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 many academic prizes and scholarships. He holds numerous fellowships, including a Humane Studies Fellowship, and a Bernard Marcus Fellowship, at the Institute of Humane Studies, a SPRITE+ Expert Fellowship, a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, and a Fellowship 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.

Richard has a passion for innovative pedagogy, game based learning, and the use of digital technology within university education. He is a member of the Legal Educational Games: Engagement, Network and Dissemination (LEGEND) - the largest global network to support academics interested in the use of game based learning in legal education.

Degrees

University of Oxford, United Kingdom, BCL (Distinction)
Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, LL.B. (First Class Honours)

Postgraduate training

Teaching Training Seminar Program, United Kingdom, University of Oxford, 2013 - 2014
Course in Legal Research Methods, United Kingdom, University of Oxford, 2013 - 2014
Undergraduate Admissions Online Course, United Kingdom, University of Oxford, 2013 - 2014
Introduction to Academic Practice at Oxford, United Kingdom, University of Oxford, 2013 - 2014

Journal article

Ridyard RM. 2019. Carrots and Sticks in Bank Governance: Time for a Bigger Stick? Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Internet publication

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

Award:

Humane Studies Award. 2023

Humane Studies Award. 2022

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

Liverpool Law Society Prize. 2012

Sir Graham Day Prize. 2012

Bob Fletcher Law Prize. 2011

Oxford University Press Prize. 2010

Teaching qualification:

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).

Member, Legal Educational Games: Engagement, Network and Dissemination (LEGEND).

Research Assistant, University of Oxford.

Reviewer, Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance.

Reviewer, Liverpool Law Review.

Fellowships:

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.

External collaboration:

Erasmus University Rotterdam, Professor Menelaos Markakis.

University of Oxford, Dr Cornelius Christian.

University of Oxford, Dr John Menzies.

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, Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association.

Member, Society of Legal Scholars.

Member, The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple.

Industrial connections:

Oxford Policy Management.

Editorial boards:

Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, Associate Editor.

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