Richard Susskind

Richard Susskind is Gresham College's first Honorary Professor. As Gresham Professor of Law from 2000-2004, he conducted public interviews with leading judges and lawyers, the transcripts of which are now published as The Susskind Interviews: Legal Experts in Changing Times (Sweet & Maxwell, 2005).

Richard Susskind has specialised in the impact of information technology on the law for 25 years. He is an independent adviser to major professional firms and to national governments. He lectures internationally and has been invited to speak in over 40 countries. His books include Expert Systems in Law (OUP, 1987), The Future of Law (OUP, 1996) and Transforming the Law (OUP, 2000). He is a law columnist for The Times and General Editor of the International Journal of Law and Information Technology (OUP). He holds a law professorship at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.
He has advised on numerous government inquiries and has been IT Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice of England since 1998. In 2003, he was appointed by the Cabinet Office as Chair of a non-departmental public body known as the Advisory Panel on Public Sector Information.

Professor Susskind has a law degree from the University of Glasgow and a doctorate in law and computers from Balliol College, Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and of the British Computer Society, and was awarded an OBE in the Millennium New Year's Honours List for services to IT in the Law and to the Administration of Justice.

Upcoming Lectures
Recent Past Lectures
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What will happen when Artificial Intelligence and the Internet meet the Professions?

Richard Susskind
Thursday, 30 March 2017 - 6:00PM
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The Susskind Interviews: Legal experts in changing times

Richard Susskind
Thursday, 29 September 2005 - 12:00AM
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A Conversation with Professor Vernon Bogdanor

Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE
Tuesday, 11 May 2004 - 6:00PM
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A Conversation with Lord Falconer

Lord Falconer
Thursday, 22 April 2004 - 6:00PM
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A Conversation with Lady Justice Elizabeth Butler-Sloss

Baroness Elizabeth Butler-Sloss
Tuesday, 11 February 2003 - 6:00PM
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A Conversation with Lord Goldsmith

The Rt Hon The Lord Goldsmith QC
Friday, 22 November 2002 - 6:00PM
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A Conversation with The Rt Hon Lord Justice Auld, Lord Justice of Appeal and Chairman of Criminal Courts Review

The Rt Hon Lord Justice Auld
Tuesday, 26 February 2002 - 6:00PM