Beth Richards-Bray

Deputy Head of Law
Senior Lecturer in Law

Coventry Law School
Faculty of Business and Law
Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB

George Eliot Building
Room: GE211
Email: b.richards-bray@coventry.ac.uk

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Biography

I am the Deputy Head of Coventry Law School and also a Senior Lecturer in Law. Holding LLB (Hons) and LLM degrees – both in Business Law, I qualified as a Solicitor before joining Coventry University in 1996.  Since that time I have held many roles including Associate Head of School; Academic Course Director for the LLB Commercial Law course; and have taught various modules on the undergraduate and postgraduate courses.  My areas of specialism are Property Law and Intellectual Property Law, which I taught for many years on the LLB courses; and International Trade Law which I taught on the LLM Courses.  Having a keen interest in pedagogy and information technology, I was also the Digital Literacy Champion for Coventry Law School. I am actively involved in promoting the inclusion of new technology in teaching and learning and examining ways in which this can improve the student experience.  I currently lead the Law School’s internationalisation initiatives and I am also undertaking Doctoral Research into internationalisation of education and enhancement of the student experience for international students.

Qualifications

  • LL.M., Business Law, De Montfort University, Leicester
  • Certificate, Modern Languages
  • Pg.Cert., Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Coventry University
  • Postgraduate Diploma, Legal Practice, De Montfort University, Leicester
  • LL.B., Business Law, Coventry University

Selected Outputs 

  • Richards-Bray, J.E. (2008) 'Equity: real property, constructive trusts, illegal purpose, s.333 (2) Insolvency Act 1986 - Barrett v Barrett'. Coventry Law Journal 13 (2),39-40
  • Richards-Bray, J.E. (2007) 'Property: trusts, constructive trusts - Hunt v Soady'. Coventry Law Journal 12 (1),68-72
  • Richards-Bray, J.E. (2007) 'Intellectual Property Law; Employment Law; Contracts - Tomas v Farr'. Coventry Law Journal 12 (1),76-79
  • Richards-Bray, B. (2002) 'Privacy, breach of confidence and freedom of expression - A v B Plc and Another'. Coventry Law Journal 7 (1)
  • Richards-Bray, J.E. (2002) 'Privacy, breach of confidence and freedom of expression - A v B Plc and Another'. Law Teacher 36 (3)
  • Richards-Bray, B. (2002) 'Privacy, breach of confidence and freedom of expression - Naomi Campbell v Vanessa Frisbee'. Coventry Law Journal 7 (2)
  • Richards-Bray, B. (2001) 'Remedies for patent infringement'. Coventry Law Journal 6 (1)
  • Richards-Bray, B. (2000) 'Patent infringement: Repair or manufacture?'. Coventry Law Journal 5 (2)
  • Richards-Bray, B. (1998) 'Statutory interpretation in the House of Lords'. Coventry Law Journal 3 (2)

Teaching

  • International Trade Law 
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Concepts of Property and Equity
  • Module Leader for Projects modules
  • Property Law
  • Obligations
  • Legal Skills
  • English Legal System
  • Foundations of Law

Coventry University No.1 Modern University No.1 Modern University in the Midlands
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021