A selection of comments from law students

and professional colleagues

“I never really got the opportunity to thank you so much for such an enjoyable 3 years in your classes. Your enthusiasm and commitment helped tremendously throughout the classes and have helped me greatly in my career and also in my personal development.” A H.

” I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the help given to me in the research and production of my doctoral assignment.” S V.

“Your bright personality certainly inspired me without which my enjoyment of the course would not have been so great.” S W.

“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank you for all the hard work you have put into this course. It has been a new learning experience for me and one which I have truly enjoyed.” C B.

” I would like to emphasise my gratitude to you for all the help you have given me over the last year and a half and for the excellent way in which you conduct your lectures.” S C.

“You were right, I love it at Sussex… Richard, you had more faith in me than I ever did. Thank you. I miss your encouragement, still.” P R.

“Just to say thank you for all your help, guidance and support throughout the law course. I have really enjoyed the last two years and shall miss your lectures.” L F.

“I write to thank you very much for your excellent law lectures which enabled me to pass my….. law examination, the grade was entirely due to your instruction.” S J.

“I will be extremely disappointed “to lose” such an interesting and thought-provoking lecturer.” C.G.

“There is one more reason why I think Richard should teach us again next year. He is the best teacher I have ever come across at college or school.” S.

“Once again, thank you for your time and trouble – I could not have got through it without you.” J.C.

“….is now at Sussex University and going on to be a Barrister. Mother and daughter both put her achievements down to you.” D.

“I am very sad to lose someone who has such obvious talent as an advocate…” D T.

“I have come to appreciate what an asset you are to us … I am delighted that you will be continuing with us as a part-time lecturer and that students will continue to have the benefit of your experience and expertise.” J W.

” We have very much valued your contribution … and will be very sorry to see you leave.” K H.

“I have a lot to thank you for in my career; you gave me the early encouragement I needed” J C.

“…actually made law interesting and easy to understand, an almost impossible task! I should know, I went on to complete a BA and a Masters in it and I am just about to qualify as a barrister, all thanks to Richard. Thanx mate.” (excerpt from Friends United web page)

“…thank you for your passionate delivery of the course and fascinating stories. I have always seen you as a key driver for my enduring interest in law, which is leading me to one day seriously consider taking on the GDL and pursuing a career as a solicitor (especially interested in contract law).” C Q.

“… I am now roughly 5 months away from qualifying as a Solicitor. I therefore have you to thank for setting me off on this path, and also to blame for many lost evenings at the office! I always enjoyed your classes and anecdotes…” R C.