Dr Richard Caddell
Lecturer in Law
Dr Richard Caddell is a Lecturer in Law at Cardiff University and a Senior Research Associate and Nippon Foundation Senior Research Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea, Utrecht University. Richard joined the Law School in 2015, having previously also held academic positions as the Universities of Swansea and Bangor. He was educated at Cardiff University, completing a PhD on the regulation of cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) in 2009.
Richard's primary interests lie in the law of the sea and international environmental law, with a particular emphasis on fisheries governance, marine mammal protection and biodiversity conservation, marine environmental regulation and Polar law. He regularly acts as a legal advisor to national governments, inter-governmental bodies and NGOs on environmental and marine issues and is also an academic member of Francis Taylor Building, Inner Temple, London (http://www.ftb.eu.com/), the UK's foremost Planning and Environmental Law set of barristers.