Claudina Richards taught English Law at Université d’ Angers, France, before coming to UEA in 1997. She was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2008. Her research interests are reflected in her teaching of EC Law and French Law. She is a visiting lecturer to Université François Rabelais, Tours, where she is a part of the teaching team for the M2 Professionnel ‘Juriste Européen’ offering the course ‘Droit Anglais’. She is also a member of the Franco-British Lawyers Society.
A strong supporter of the Erasmus programme and the benefits of student exchanges, Claudina is Director of the LL.B in Law with French Law and Language, LL.B in Law with European Legal Systems, Certificate of Higher Education in Common Law and Erasmus Director.
The prevention and prohibition of forced marriages - a comparative approachFull Text UEA Repository
Combating Forced Marriages: A Comparative Franco-English PerspectiveUEA Repository
The Supremacy of Community Law before the French Constitutional CourtUEA Repository
Devolution in France: The Corsican ProblemUEA Repository
The Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Couples: The French PerspectiveFull Text UEA Repository
The European single market in insurance: recent developmentsUEA Repository
Sarran, Levacheur et autres: the Ranking of Legal Norms in FranceUEA Repository
Direct but ineffective? The second motor insurance directiveUEA Repository
Key Research Interests
"Direct but Ineffective?The Second Motor Insurance Directive"  JBL 157-167 (with J Davey)
"Sarran, Levacheur et autres: the Ranking of Legal Norms in France" (2000) 25 European Law Review 192-199.
"Single Market in Insurance"  ICCLR 377-389 (with J Davey)
"The Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Couples- The French Perspective" (2002) 51 ICLQ 305-324.
"Devolution in France: the Corsican Problem" (2004) 10 European Public Law 481-502
"The Supremacy of Community Law before the French Constitutional Court" (2006) 31 European Law Review 497-515
"Confronting Forced Marriage from a Comparative Perspective"  International Family Law 70-74 (with B Clark)
"The Prevention and Prohibition of Forced Marriages - A Comparative Approach" (2008) 57 ICLQ 501 (with B Clark)
Claudina's conference papers include
"Devolution in Corsica – a Comparative Perspective" SPTL Annual Conference, De Montford University, 2002
"France and the Constitution for Europe" SLS Annual Conference, Strathclyde University, 2005
"Combating Forced Marriages: a Comparative Franco-English Perspective", with Brigitte Clark
"The state of emergency in France: a threat to civil liberties" Conference on Fighting terrorism: Legal Instruments in the Light of Civil Liberties, Faculty of Law, University of Liège, 20 April 2007.
"Is Criminalisation the Solution to Forced Marriages? - a Franco-English Examination" with Brigitte Clark, SLS Annual Conference, Durham University, September 2007