Staff Profile:Emeritus Professor Richard Buckley


Professor Richard Buckley

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Areas of Interest:

Common law, especially negligence , nuisance and breach of statutory duty in the law of tort, and the operation of public policy in the law of contract.

Research groups / Centres:
  • The Law of Negligence (4th edn) 2005, (5th edn, sub. nom. The Law of Negligence and Nuisance, forthcoming 2011), LexisNexis
  • Illegality and Public Policy (2nd edn) 2009, Sweet and Maxwell
  • The Law of Nuisance (2nd edn) 1995, Sweet and Maxwell
  • Also a contributing editor to Clerk and Lindsell on Torts, and formerly to Salmond and Heuston on Torts. Articles in legal periodicals.


M.A, D.Phil, DCL, Oxford


Biographical details:

Professor, University of Reading, since 1993. Formerly Fellow and Tutor in Law, Mansfield College, Oxford (1975-1993), Lecturer in Laws, King's College, London (1970-75).

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