of Obiter and
Creator of Lawfile is a young man by the name of Alan Lowe. Alan
has had a vast and varied career and currently works for the NHS as a
Senior Manager. Apart from this he is also a legal
practitioner and is frequently to be found in Court. In 1997 Alan
gave up his work with Young Enterprise to enter the University
of Essex where he began to read law. After leaving Essex
University Alan began working for Wigan
Borough Partnership as a PA to the Education Manager and latterly as
Information Manager. Alan is a member of the International High
IQ Society ,the Canon Law Society of Great Britain and Ireland and the
Emergency Planning Society and currently works within the NHS.
Alan Lowe can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Scott Blackmer can be contacted at email@example.com
Elsonbaty obtained his BA
degree from Minofia University, Egypt in 1993. In 1994 he obtained
in Public Law, from Minofia University and a Diploma in International Law
from Ain Shams University, Egypt in 1995. He studied for the First
Euro-Mediterranean Master of International Business, Law and Public
Policies, CERISDI (Centro Ricerche e Studi Direzionali) at Bolognia
University, Italy in 2001.
This included a period of study in the Master Europeo of Mediation
Inter-Mediterranean (Investment and integration) at Venice International
University. Recently Judge Elsonbaty bagan his studies for his PhD and is
concentrating on the subject of (The Legal Framework for International
E-commerce) at the University of London.
He is currently a Visiting Scholar at The Institute for Computer
& Communications Law, Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary,
University of London and has been since 2003.
Judge Elsonbaty has a large experience in the different areas of law and
began working as an Attorney at Law in the Elsonbaty Law Office following
He remained there until he was appointed to the General Prosecution
as a Public Prosecutor
on 1997, where he was later promoted to Senior Public Prosecutor in 2000.
Since October 2002 Judge Elsonbaty was appointed Judge
of South Sinai Court in Egypt, where he sits hearing commercial, civil and
criminal cases. He is also a Member of the judicial committees to control
the public elections and was appointed in 2000.
Judge Ehab Elsonbaty can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Geary PhD (cand) lives in Canmore, Alberta, Canada and she has had a
diverse and interdisciplinary career. Jennifer is the Director of the Trident
Foundation. She has a working involvement with the Alberta
and is developing virtual tutoring and student support systems associated
with legal education http://www.cpca-rpc.ca/2004C.htm
. The support component includes online counselling, mediation and
supervision. More information about the virtual systems and other working
papers through the Centre for
Information Technology and Dispute Resolution are available at.
Jennifer is the Albertan Director for the Canadian
Professional Counsellors Association, a registered mediator, social
worker and has counselled victims of “911” http://www.usq.edu.au/marketng/pressrel/Press%20Releases%202001/jennygeary01.htm.
She has undertaken multiple degrees via distance education over a decade
and is proud a member of such organisations as the Association
for Conflict Resolution, World
Mediation Forum, International Society
for Mental Health Online, the American
Counselling Association , the American
Educational Research Association and the Canadian
Association for Distance Education.
Jenny Geary can be contacted at email@example.com
Dr. Penelope Richards can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sagee G. Sasikumar is currently working as Faculty at
the Hidhayattullah National Law University, India. Sagee teaches “Economics
and Law” at undergraduate level and “International
Law” at postgraduate level. Prior to this she was an Associate
with a leading commercial law firm in India.
obtaining an LL.M. in "International
Economic Law" from University
of Warwick, United Kingdom
in 2002 Sagee took up litigation practice in India for a year,
after taking her LL.B.
of Kerala, India in 2000. Sagee is a Member
of the International
Institute of Space Law (IISL) and has participated in many
International Conferences and Workshops including the Second
World Space Congress held at Houston
and the IISL
Colloquium associated with it. She has presented several Seminar
Papers at International and National Seminars and has also published
Articles on Copyright Law. Sagee
is Associate Editor of the book “Criminal
Justice Administration (Kerala)” and has
been an International Mooter, and has represented Europe as well as India
for various international mooting competitions.
Sagee Sasikumar can be contacted at email@example.com
H. Stewart is in private practice with the Corporate Counsel Group at
Basham Thompson & Liu, Barristers, in Vancouver, Canada. Vivienne
obtained an LL.B. (1990) and LL.M. (1998) from the University of British
Columbia in Vancouver. She recently completed an LL.M. in Information
Technology and Telecommunications Law (2003) through the University of
Strathclyde in Glasgow and has a special interest in digital copyright
has taken the occasional break from the practice of law to teach a variety
of courses from International Business Management in Vancouver and
Beijing, China, to Public International Law and International Business
Transactions in Nizhni Novgorod, Russia as well as Legal Writing and
Reasoning in Yoshkar-Ola, Mari El, Russia and Negotiation seminars in
Beijing and St. Petersburg, Russia.
As a former member of the
Royal Canadian Mounted Police and afflicted with “itchy feet”,
Vivienne has lived and worked in many parts of Canada; this has given her
an appreciation of the diversity of perspectives that emanate from the
different geographic, economic, social and cultural factors that are
invariably present not only in different regions but also different
states. Vivienne hopes to put this appreciation to good use as a member of
Obiter’s editorial board and welcomes the submission of articles of
broad interest from writers holding a variety of views on the law, its
application, and processes.
Vivienne Stewart can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org