Mr Richard Earle

Richard Earle LLB, LLM, MCIArb, TEP, FHEA, solicitor, is a senior lecturer in law in the Westminster Law School at the University of Westminster (formerly a practising solicitor). He is the creator and course leader of the LLM in International & Commercial Dispute Resolution Law course, and the creator and leader of the former MA Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution course. His academic focus is on legal and other aspects of peace, conflicts and disputes; international and commercial law, and prevention and resolution processes; corporate foreign direct investment and arbitration; and international tax and taxation.

He has previously published on issues in international commercial arbitration and international tax law.  His latest publication is chapter 7 in an edited book on psychology and foreign direct investment arbitration: 'The Potential Impacts of Psychology in the Resolution of Foreign Direct Investment Disputes by International Investment Arbitration', in Tony Cole (editor), The Roles of Psychology in International Arbitration, Wolters Kluwer 2017.

  • Peace, conflicts and disputes
  • Arbitration, mediation and negotiation
  • Private international law (conflict of laws)
  • Public international law
  • Public international economic law
  • Corporate foreign direct investment
  • Revenue and taxation
  • Offshore legal issues