Richard Moorhead is Head of Exeter Law School and a Professor of Law. He has worked on lawyers’ ethics and regulation, the courts and legal services, and access to justice with economists, management scientists, psychologists,  judges, Parliamentarians, policy-makers, and, professional regulators and representatives and proper lawyers.

His book on the Ethics of In-house Lawyers was written with Steven Vaughan and Cristina Godhino. He regularly speaks at home and abroad, to practitioners and academics, and has conducted training for large corporate in-house legal departments, as well as engaging regularly with the mainstream and professional press. His is well regarded nationally and internationally and has sometimes led debate on professional regulatory and ethics issues.

Prior to coming to Exeter as Head of School he was the inaugural Professor of Law and Professional Ethics and Vice Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Laws, UCL and a former Director of their Centre for Ethics and Law. Prior to that held a Chair at Cardiff University, where he was a Deputy Head of School.