English, European & American legal history; comparative law, with particular attention to modern German civil & criminal procedure; Anglo-American equity, trust, pension & employee benefit law.
Professor Genevra Richardson FBA
About this Fellow
Genevra Richardson has been Professor of Law at King's College London since 2005. Before coming to King's she was Professor of Public Law at Queen Mary, University of London. She has a long-standing interest in law and psychiatry. In 1998-9 she chaired the Expert Committee established by the Department of Health to advise ministers on the reform of mental health legislation. In recent years she has conducted research into the assessment of mental capacity with a team from the Institute of Psychiatry. She has been a member of Council of the Medical Research Council and the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council and a trustee of the Nuffield Foundation. She is an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
The constitutional basis of transnational legal orders, with particular reference to the European Union; the impact of globalisation on law; the relationship between law & security.
General contract law and transactional commercial law, both national and transnational; commercial credit, proprietary security and insolvency; interests in tangible and intangible personal property
Philosophy of law (including private law, public law, and criminal law, as well as law in general); related topics in moral and political philosophy