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Alan Reid LL.M. Dip. L.P. LL.B. (Hons.) FHEA.

Senior Lecturer In Law


About

I joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2013 and previously have worked in a number of Universities in Wales, Scotland and Switzerland. I have also been an external examiner for a number of English University LL.M. programmes.

EU Law, Information Technology Law, Online Child Protection and Competition Law.

Teaching

Department Of Law and Criminology

Social Sciences and Arts

Publications

Journal articles

Reid, A. (2017). The European Court of Justice Case of Breyer. Journal of Information Rights, Policy and Practice, 1 (2). https://journals.winchesteruniversitypress.org/index.php/jirpp/index

Reid, A. (2010). Understanding environmental law by Mark Stallworthy, Sweet and Maxwell, 2008. Scottish planning and environmental law, 137, 21.

Reid, A. (2009). Online protection of the child within Europe. International review of law, computers & technology, 23 (3), 217-230. http://doi.org/10.1080/13600860903262321

Arnell, P., & Reid, A. (2009). Hackers beware: the cautionary story of Gary McKinnon. Information and communications technology law, 18 (1), 1-12. http://doi.org/10.1080/13600830902727822

Reid, A. (2009). The enforcement of EC environmental law, Pål Wennerås, Oxford University Press, 2007. Scottish planning and environmental law, 131, 21.

Reid, A. (2007). Is society smart enough to deal with smart cards? Computer Law & Security Review, 23 (1), 53-61. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.clsr.2006.11.006

Reid, A., & Ryder, N. (2005). The state of aid available to credit unions. Wales Journal of Law and Policy, 4 (2), 158-172.

Reid, A., & Ryder, N. (2001). Death of the privy council? Exaggeration or stated fact? Commonwealth Judicial Journal, 14 (1), 32-36. http://www.cmja.org/publications.html

Conference papers

Reid, A. (2008). A Phorm in a Teacup? In 3rd International Conference on Legal, Security and Privacy Issues in IT, Prague, 3 September 2008 - 5 September 2008.

Reid, A. (2008). Europe and Online Child Protection. In BILETA Annual Conference 2008, Glasgow, 26 March 2008 - 28 March 2008.

Reid, A. Mobile bullying and the law. In Education law, central law training, Glasgow 2010.

Book chapters

Reid, A. (2018). Financial crime in the twenty-first century: the rise of the virtual collar criminal. In Ryder, N. (Ed.) White collar crime and risk: Financial crime, corruption and the financial crisis. (pp. 231-251). London: Palgrave Macmillan: http://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-47384-4

Reid, A. (2018). The EU dimension to the Scottish legal system. In Ashton, C., Chalmers, J., Dempsey, B., Grier, N., McFadzean, D., Reid, A., ... King, S. (Eds.) Understanding Scots law: 3rd edition. Edinburgh: W. Green: http://www.sweetandmaxwell.co.uk/Catalogue/ProductDetails.aspx?productid=727959&recordid=7560

Reid, A. (2018). The EU dimension to the Scottish legal system. In Ashton, C., Chalmers, J., Dempsey, B., Grier, N., McFadzean, D., Reid, A., ... King, S. (Eds.) Understanding Scots law: 3rd edition. Edinburgh: W. Green: http://www.sweetandmaxwell.co.uk/Catalogue/ProductDetails.aspx?productid=727959&recordid=7560

Lasok, K.P.E., Peers, S., Lawunmi, D., & Reid, A. (2014). European Law and Institutions. In Stair, J.D. (Ed.) The Laws of Scotland : Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia. Edinburgh: Law Society of Scotland: Lexis Nexis: https://store.lexisnexis.co.uk/products/the-laws-of-scotland-stair-memorial-encyclopaedia-skuuksku9780406048493LSVMW29800/details

Reid, A.S. (2014). Virtual currency in a virtual world : virtually unstoppable? In Ryder, N., Turksen, U., & Hassler, S. (Eds.) Fighting Financial Crime in the Global Economic Crisis. (pp. 168-188). Abingdon, Oxon. UK: Routledge: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415706933/

Reid, A. (2013). EU law re-issue. In Gordon, G. (Ed.) The laws of Scotland: Stair memorial encyclopaedia. LexisNexis: https://store.lexisnexis.co.uk/products/the-laws-of-scotland-stair-memorial-encyclopaedia-skuuksku9780406048493LSVMW29800/details

Reid, A. (2012). The EU dimension to the Scottish legal system. In Ashton, C., Brand, D., Cameron, G., Chalmers, J., Craig, V., Finch, V., ... Thomson, J. (Eds.) Understanding Scots law 2nd edition: An introduction to Scots law, procedure and legal skills. Edinburgh: W. Green

Reid, A. (2009). Communications law re-issue. In Gordon, G. (Ed.) The laws of Scotland: Stair memorial encyclopaedia. LexisNexis: https://store.lexisnexis.co.uk/products/the-laws-of-scotland-stair-memorial-encyclopaedia-skuuksku9780406048493LSVMW29800/details

Reid, A. (2007). New technology and the legal implications for child protection. In Thom, B., Sales, R., & Pearce, J. (Eds.) Growing Up With Risk. (pp. 95-112). Bristol: The Policy Press: http://policy.bristoluniversitypress.co.uk/growing-up-with-risk

Reid, A. (2003). EU competition law and trade associations. In Greenwood, J. (Ed.) The challenge of change in EU business associations. (pp. 74-90). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan: http://doi.org/10.1057/9780230523234

Books

Reid, A. (2013). European Union law basics: 5th edition. W. Green. http://www.sweetandmaxwell.co.uk/Catalogue/Results.aspx?Nty=1&Ntt=&Ntx=mode+matchallpartial&Ntpc=1&Ntpr=1&N=4294967285+4294967256&Ns=sort_ProductFormat%7c0&Ne=7&Ntk=ADVANCED-SEARCH

Reid, A. (2010). European Union law basics: 4th edition. W. Green.

Reid, A. (2007). European community. 3rd edition. Edinburgh: W. Green/Sweet and Maxwell.

Theses / Dissertations

Mallinder, B.T.H. (2017). State-sanctioned torture in Uzbekistan and beyond : a legal analysis. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Burton, S., & Reid, A. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-thesis-00003

Adshead, D. (2016). Impact of EU-GDPR on local authorities in England : an investigation into how the introduction of new EU data protection legislation will affect Local Authorities in the UK and what the key changes will be that this new law will force on these organisations. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Reid, A.

Adshead, D. (2016). Impact of EU-GDPR on Local Authorities in the UK. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Reid, A.

Hussain, A.I. (2014). Residential mortgages: The legalities surrounding default and repossession. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Reid, A.

Other publications

Reid, A. (2016). Brexit begins : an overview if the legal issues. Steve Peers: http://eulawanalysis.blogspot.com/2016/07/brexit-begins-overview-of-legal-issues.html

Other activities

I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and was a member of the cross-disciplinary Scottish Privacy Forum for a number of years

Media

Alan Reid is an expert on social media law. Research interests are on law and new technology, and the law of the European Union. Previously with Robert Gordon University, he is part of the law and criminology team based at Collegiate Crescent.

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