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

Joint General Editors: Stephen Mason and Dr Allison Stanfield

Stephen Mason is a Barrister and an Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies - interests in electronic signatures, cryptography, authentication, security, and electronic evidence.

General editor of:
Electronic Evidence (4th edn, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies for the SAS Humanities Digital Library, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2017) 

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),

Paper only:
International Electronic Evidence (British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2008)

Dr Allison Stanfield is the Principal Lawyer and Founder, SG Legal Services, Sydney, Australia,

Jessica Shurson, editorial assistant and book review editor

  • The editors will consider contributions, correspondence, reports and news, which should be sent as an attachment to an e-mail to Stephen Mason:
  • All papers are peer reviewed.
  • Books for review should be sent to Jessica Shurson:

Editorial Board

Present members of the editorial board

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

Dr Christoph Gasser, LLM
Partner at BianchiSchwald GMBH, Zürich, Switzerland, and non-permanent Judge at the Swiss Federal Patent Court

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

Maria Astrup Hjort, Ph.D.
Professor at the Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo, Norway

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
Professor of criminal procedure, head of the Department of Criminal Procedure and the Cybercrime Research Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Nicolas Copernicus, Torun, Poland

Dr Jean-Baptiste Maillart
Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg, Germany

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

Tõnu Mets
Attorney-at-Law, PhD fellow and Visiting Lecturer at the Information Technology Law Programme, School of Law, University of Tartu, Estonia

Iain G. Mitchell QC
Arnot Manderson Advocates, Edinburgh, Scotland

George L. Paul, Esq
Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

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

Dr Gita Radhakrishna
Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Multimedia University, Malaysia and a former Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya

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

Dr Juhana Riekkinen
Lecturer in Legal Informatics at the Faculty of Law, University of Lapland, Finland

Daniel Seng
Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, and Director of the Centre for Technology, Robotics, AI and the Law Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore

Johan Vandendriessche
Partner, Affluo CVBA, Brussels, arbitrator, and Visiting Professor of ICT and Data Protection Law at the University of Ghent Belgium and the HoWest University of Applied Science

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:

John W. Bagby
Professor Emeritus, College of Information Sciences and Technology, The Pennsylvania State University, United States of America

Dr Maria Angela Biasiotti
Researcher at the CNR-Consiglio nazionale delle Ricerche, (Institute of Legal Information Theory and Techniques), Florence, Italy, and a Visiting Professor in Legal Informatics at the Law Faculty of the Università di Pisa (University of Pisa)

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

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

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

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

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

Justin de Jager, BA, LLB, LLM, PG Dip (University of Cape Town)
Advocate in the High Court of South Africa and PhD candidate in ‘Electronic Evidence’ at the University of Cape Town

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

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

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 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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