Richard Rawlings is Professor of Public Law at University College London. He has written widely in the subject, with works including Law and Administration (1st edn 1984) and Pressure through Law (1992) (both with Carol Harlow), and Delineating Wales: Constitutional, Legal and Administrative Aspects of National Devolution (2003). Edited volumes include Law, Society and Economy (1997), Law and Administration in Europe (2003) (with Paul Craig), Devolution, Law-Making and the Constitution (2005) (with Robert Hazell), and The Regulatory State: Constitutional Implications (2010) (with Dawn Oliver and Tony Prosser).
Professor Rawlings has held research grants from a range of funding organisations such as ESRC and Nuffield, and was recently involved in CONNEX, a pan-European circle of national experts working on the theme of ‘Accountability in Network and Multi-Level Governance’. His present research and teaching interests centre on key topics in both UK and European public law; these include the design of administrative procedures, devolved governance, regulation and public contracting, and judicial review. Honorary Bencher at Middle Temple, Professor Rawlings is currently Legal Adviser to the House of Lords Constitution Committee.
Current Teaching Undergraduate
Public Law II
Graduate for 2007-08
EU Administrative Law
Professor Rawlings welcomes approaches for supervision from prospective PhD