Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review: General Editor and Editorial Board

General Editor

Stephen Mason Barrister (, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and a member of the scientific committee of Tech and Law Center, a research center of the University of Insubria (Como) - interests in electronic signatures, cryptography, authentication, security, and electronic evidence.

General editor of:
Electronic Evidence (3rd edn, LexisNexis Butterworths, 2012) covering Australia, Canada, England & Wales, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa and the United States of America
International Electronic Evidence (British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2008) covering Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand and Turkey.

Author of:
Electronic Signatures in Law (4th edn, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies for the SAS Humanities Digital Library, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2016),
Electronic Disclosure  A Casebook for Civil and Criminal Practitioners (PP Publishing, 2015),
When Bank Systems Fail Debit Cards, credit cards, ATMs, mobile and online banking: your rights and what to do when things go wrong (2nd edn, PP Publishing, 2014),
Email, social media and the internet at work: A concise guide to compliance with the law (7th edn, PP Publishing, 2014)
and was one of the first lawyers to write an e-book, The millennium bug: a guide to the legal issues for business (4th edn, May 1999).

The editor will consider contributions to the review. Submissions should be sent as an attachment to an e-mail. All papers are peer reviewed.

Editorial Board

Present members of the editorial board

John W. Bagby
Past Professor of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University, United States of America

Eric A. Caprioli, Ph.D
Avocat at the Paris Bar, Caprioli & Associés, Paris, France

Professor Dr George Dimitrov
Senior Partner at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co, Sofia, Bulgaria, associate professor in ICT Law in the University for Library Studies and Information Technologies, Sofia and chair of the Bulgarian Center for ICT Law at the Law and Internet Foundation

Dr Christoph Gasser, LLM
Partner at Staiger, Schwald & Partner Limited, Zürich, Switzerland

Professor Julio Pérez Gil
Profesor Titular de Derecho Procesal, Universidad de Burgos, Spain

Dr Jiong He
Lecturer at the Intellectual Property School, East China University of Political Science and Law, Shanghai, China

Justin de Jager, BA, LLB, LLM, PG Dip (University of Cape Town)
Practicing attorney in the High Court of South Africa and PhD candidate at the University of Cape Town

Dr Hironao Kaneko
Associate professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Japan

Mr Tejas Karia, BSL, LLM (India), LLM (London School of Economics)
Advocate (India), Solicitor (England & Wales) and Partner at Amarchand & Mangaldas and Suresh A Shroff & Co (Advocates & Solicitors), New Delhi, India

Professor Arkadiusz Lach
Researcher at the Department of Criminal Procedure, Faculty of Law, University of Nicolas Copernicus, Torun, Poland. Head of the Cybercrime Research Centre and the Department of Criminal Procedure, vice dean for international relations.

Lars Bo Langsted
Professor of criminal law and tort law, Department of Law, Aalborg University, Denmark

Professor dr. Joachim Meese
Professor at the Faculty of Law, Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium; Lawyer at the bar of Gent, Belgium

Iain G. Mitchell QC
Murray Stable, Advocates Library, Edinburgh, Scotland

Michael G. Rachavelias, LLM
Senior Partner at Rachavelias & Partners Law Office, Larissa, Greece

David Silva Ramalho
Attorney at Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados - Sociedade de Advogados, Lisbon, Portugal and assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon

Daniel Seng
Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore

Joseph J. Schwerha IV, M.S., J.D.
Associate Professor of Business Law and Technology within the Department of Business and Economics at California University of Pennsylvania, United States of America

Dr Allison Stanfield
Special Counsel, Moisson Lawyers, Sydney, Australia

Johan Vandendriessche
crosslaw CVBA, Brussels, Belgium and Visiting Professor of ICT Law at the University of Ghent, Belgium

Giuseppe Vaciago, PhD (Milan)
Partner at HTLaw Firm and Lecturer at Faculty of Law, University of Insubria (Como), Italy


Previous members of the editorial board
With thanks to the following for being a member of the editorial board:

Dr Leyla Keser Berber
IT Law Research Center, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey

His Honour Judge Ehab Elsonbaty, BA, LLM (Ainshams), LLM (Bologna)
Senior Judge in Damanhor Court, Egypt and presently legal advisor to HH the Prince of Qatar

Dr Martin Eßer
Partner at Osborne Clarke, Cologne, Germany (later Advisor and Data Protection Officer of the German Financial Supervisory Authority, Department for the Integrity of the Financial System, Germany)

Professor Dr Patrick Van Eecke
Partner at DLA Piper UK LLP, Brussels, Belgium

Brian W Esler
Partner at Miller Nash LLP, Seattle, United States of America

Dr Michael Geist
Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Canada

Zaid Hamzah
Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore; Solicitor, England & Wales

Dr Simone van der Hof
Assistant professor at TILT – Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Cristina de Hollanda
Fraga, Bekierman & Pacheco Neto, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Sylvia Mercado-Kierkegaard
Executive Director of MCM-IMF Org and a legal-management consultant

Lance Michalson, BA LLB, Rhodes
Michalsons Attorneys, Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa

Nick Pope
Technical Director, Security & Standards, Chelmsford, United Kingdom

Dr Paul Schapper
Professorial Fellow for Governance at the Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia

Dr Liljana Selinšek
Legal Adviser at urad Informacijskega pooblašcenca (the Office of the Information Commissioner), Ljubljana, Slovenia

Bryan Tan
Singapore Partner for Technology Media & Telecoms Practice, Pinsent Masons MPillay LLP, Singapore

Minyan Wang, LLB (ECUPL), LLM (Manchester), PhD (London)
Editor, China Legal Daily, Beijing, China

Denise H. Wong
Assistant Professor of Law at Singapore Management University, Singapore 

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