Dr. Alan Riley
BA, LLM, PhD, Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, Reader in Private Law, Director of the LLM Programme, The City Law School.
Dr Riley is one of the leading competition law scholars in the United Kingdom. He co-founded and chairs the European-wide Competition Law Scholars Forum and is co-editor of the Competition Law Review.
In addition to teaching a competition law course for undergraduates, Dr Riley is also course director for the competition course and the cartel course on the Commercial Law LLM.
Dr Riley is also an Associate Research Fellow of the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels, and is a regular guest columnist on competition law issues with the Wall Street Journal.
Areas of Research
- Procedural issues in European competition law, notably in relation to the Commission's modernisation project and human rights questions
- The impact of international cartels on European and global competition regulation
- Buyer power doctrines and the competition regulation of global retailing businesses