Professor Peter Alldridge, LLB (Lond), LLM (Wales)
Drapers' Professor of Law
Professor Peter Alldridge is Drapers’ Professor of Law (since 2003) and was Head of the Department of Law (from 2008 - 2012).
He has published widely in the areas of criminal law, evidence, legal education, law and information technology, medical law and law and disability. He is the author of Relocating Criminal Law (Ashgate 2000) and Money Laundering Law (Hart 2003) and editor (with C Brants) of Privacy, Autonomy and Criminal Law (Hart 2003). He was specialist adviser to the joint Parliamentary Committees on the draft Corruption Bill (2003) and the draft Bribery Bill (2009).
In September 2009 he papers on the Bribery Bill at Chatham House and to the Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime dealing with civil recovery. In November 2009 he organised a conference on the Attorney-General’s Guidance on Assisted Suicide, in which Debbie Purdy was the principal speaker. At this conference he gave a paper on the construction of the Suicide Act under the Human Rights act 1998 s.3. He gave a paper on Civil Recovery to the conference of the Society of Legal Scholars at Southampton in September 2010.
He is (from September 2010) Hon Treasurer of the Society of Legal Scholars and a member of the Executive Committee of the Committee of Heads of University Law Schools. He is a member of the HEFCE Disabled Persons’ Consultative Group and the QMUL Equal Opportunities Committee.
Conference Papers include:
- Interpreting Draconian Statutes at a European Expert Group in Comparative Criminal Law in Utrecht, NL Nov 2007.
- Evaluating the Law Commission's Bribery proposals Home Office December 2007
- Money Laundering and Globalization (2008) 35 (4) Journal of Law and Society 437- 463
- 'Reforming Bribery: Law Commission Consultation Paper”  Criminal Law Review 671-689
- Locating Disability Law (2006) 60 Current Legal Problems 289-318
- P Alldridge, 'Introduction' in Booth (ed), Sweet & Maxwell's Anti-Money Laundering Guide (Sweet & Maxwell, London, 2005)
- P Alldridge and A Mumford, 'Tax Evasion and the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002' (2005) 25 Legal Studies 353
- Money Laundering Law (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2003)
- A Mumford and P Alldridge, 'Taxation as an Adjunct to the Criminal Justice System'  British Tax Review 458
- 'The Law Relating to Free Lunches' (2002) 23 Company Lawyer 264
- 'Smuggling, Confiscation and Forfeiture' (2002) 65 Modern Law Review 781 (cited in unpublished form, House of Commons Debates, 26th February 2002, Vol 380 Cols 634-639)
- 'Making Criminal Law Known', in S Shute and AP Simester (eds) Criminal Law: Doctrines of the General Part (OUP, Oxford, 2002) 103
- 'Variables in Sentencing Corruption' in C Fijnant and L Huberts (eds), Corruption, Integrity and Law Enforcement (Kluwer, Amsterdam, 2002) 173
- 'The Moral Limits of the Crime of Criminal Money Laundering' (2001) 5 Buffalo Criminal L Rev 279
- P Alldridge and C Brants (eds), Personal Autonomy, the Private Sphere and the Criminal Law-A Comparative Study (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2001)
- 'Reforming the Criminal Law of Corruption' (2001) 11 Criminal Law Forum 287
- Relocating Criminal Law (Ashgate, Aldershot, 2000)
Criminal Justice Centre at Queen Mary, University of London
Professor Alldridge welcomes proposals for postgraduate research in the field of money laundering law, commercial fraud and comparative criminal law and justice.