Dr Edana Richardson
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Dr. Edana Richardson joined the faculty at Maynooth in 2017. She is a Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Law having previously worked as a solicitor in the London and Abu Dhabi offices of an international law firm. Dr. Richardson lectures in Islamic Finance Law (LW695), Company Law (LW263), Capital Markets Law (LW611) and Moot Court (LW266) at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She has also co-designed and delivered an optional Advanced Legal Research and Writing course that is designed to build students’ confidence in their legal research and writing. Dr Richardson developed Professional Certificate in the Foundations of Irish Law (LW619), a professional skills course in 2020, and an online Law & Society course designed to open higher education to a broad cohort of students in 2021.
She is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, where she completed her undergraduate law degree (2006) and PhD (2011) and the University of Cambridge, where she completed her master’s law degree (2006). Dr. Richardson’s research interests include Islamic finance, capital markets law, sustainability and sustainable finance, and legal education and she has published in journals and edited collections both nationally in Ireland and internationally.
Dr. Richardson has authored the book, A Guide to Mooting in Ireland (2019) and co-authored the book Legal Research and Writing Skills in Ireland (2021).
Dr. Richardson’s research interests include Islamic finance, capital markets law, sustainability and sustainable/responsible finance and legal education.
|2021||Edana Richardson (2021) 'Responsible Finance Sukuk' In: Global Islamic Finance Report 2020-2021. London : Cambridge IFA.|
|2020||Craig Nethercott, David Eisenberg and Edana Richardson (2020) 'Guide to Further Reading' In: Islamic Finance: Law and Practice. Oxford : Oxford University Press.|
|2019||Richardson, E (2019) 'Islamic Finance Under Irish Law' In: ISLAMIC FINANCE IN EUROPE: A CROSS ANALYSIS OF 10 EUROPEAN COUNTRIES. BASINGSTOKE : PALGRAVE. [DOI]|
|2020||Edana Richardson, Atif Hanif, Julian Johansen (2020) 'Sukuk' In: Islamic Finance: Law and Practice. United Kingdom : Oxford University Press.|
|2013||Edana Richardson and Atif Hanif (2013) 'Sharia-Compliant Microfinance' In: Microfinance: A Practitioner's Handbook. London : Globe Law and Business.|
Peer Reviewed Journal
|2021||Edana Richardson (2021) 'Financing Pandemic Response and Recovery with Social and Sustainability Sukuk'. Journal of International Banking Law & Regulation, 36 (6).|
|2021||Edana Richardson (2021) 'Standardising Responsible Islamic Finance: A Review of Green, Social and Sustainability Sukuk'. Kuwait International Law School Journal, 8 .|
|2021||Edana Richardson (2021) 'The UAE and responsible finance – can responsible finance ṣukūk help the UAE in fulfilling its sustainability ambitions?'. Arab Law Quarterly, .|
|2020||Edana Richardson and Simon O’Neill (2020) 'Islamic mortgage-alternatives in Ireland: a comparative reflection on a decade of consumer appetite in the face of legislative uncertainty'. Conveyancer and Property Lawyer, (4):275-295. [Full-Text]|
|2019||Edana Richardson (2019) 'Responsible finance sukuk—can they bring societal value to a value-neutral market?'. Capital Markets Law Journal, 14 (3):394-428. https://doi.org/10.1093/cmlj/kmz011 [Full-Text]|
|2017||Edana Richardson (2017) 'Islamic Finance Disputes in Ireland: A comparative study of dispute resolution in Islamic finance contracts'. Irish Jurist, 57 :35-60.|
|2011||Edana Richardson (2011) 'Islamic Finance for Consumers in Ireland: A Comparative Study of the Position of Retail-level Islamic Finance in Ireland'. Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, 31 (4):534-553. [Full-Text]|
|2011||Edana Richardson (2011) 'The Accommodation of Islamic Finance in Ireland’s financial legislation: A Comparative Study of Wholesale Islamic Financial Products'. Dublin University Law Journal, :127-154. [Full-Text]|
|2021||Edana Richardson (2021) 'An Introduction to Islamic Finance' Law Magazine, . [Link]|
|2008||Edana Richardson (2008) 'The Shari'ah Prohibition of Interest' International Journal of Obesity, 11 :78-101.|
|2020||Edana Richardson (2020) Sustainability and Islamic Finance in the United Arab Emirates. [Electronic Article] [Link]|
|2020||Edana Richardson and Aisling McMahon (2020) Financing the Covid-19 Health Response: Resource Allocation, Accountability & Social Bonds. [Electronic Article] [Link]|
|2020||Edana Richardson and Aisling McMahon (2020) Are social bonds an option for Ireland's coronavirus recovery?. [Electronic Article] [Link]|
|2019||Edana Richardson (2019) Responsible Finance Sukuk—Combining Financial Returns with Societal Value. Oxford: [Electronic Article] [Link]|
|2019||Edana Richardson (2019) What is Islamic finance - and what has Ireland done about it?. [Electronic Article] [Link]|
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Dr Richardson teaches Islamic finance law, company law and mooting at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.