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Researchers and team members

Christopher Millard, Professor of Privacy and Information Law (Project leader)

Christopher has over thirty years experience in computer and communications law, in both academia and legal practice, and has published widely on technology law and privacy. He is a founding editor of the International Journal of Law and IT and of  International Data Privacy Law (both Oxford University Press), and  is Editor and Co-Author of Cloud Computing Law (OUP, 2013). He is a Research Associate at the Oxford Internet Institute and is Of Counsel to the law firm Bristows.

Chris Reed, Professor of Electronic Commerce Law

Author of (inter alia) Internet Law (2nd ed, Cambridge University Press), editor/author of Computer Law (6th ed, Oxford University Press), former UK delegate to Hague Conference on Private International Law (e-commerce discussions), part-time practitioner for various UK law firms since 1991. Recent major articles: “The Law of Unintended Consequences – embedded business models in IT regulation”, (2007) JILT; “Taking Sides on Technology Neutrality”, (2007) SCRIPT-ed.

Ian Walden, Professor of Information and Communications Law

His publications include EDI and the Law (1989), Information Technology and the Law (1990), EDI Audit and Control (1993), Cross-border Electronic Banking (1995, 2000), Telecommunications Law Handbook (1997), E-Commerce Law and Practice in Europe (2001), Telecommunications Law and Regulation (2001, 2005, 2009), Computer Crimes and Digital Investigations (2007) and Media Law and Practice (2009). Ian is Chair of the Industry Working Group of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety. Ian is a solicitor and is Of Counsel to the global law firm Baker & McKenzie, through whom he was commissioned by Microsoft to write ‘Standardisation and Licensing of Microsoft’s Office Open XML File Formats’ (January 2008).

Dr Julia Hornle

Julia Hörnle, Professor in Internet Law

Professor Julia Hörnle is Course Director for the CCLS’s LLM Distance Learning programme in Computer and Communications Law and has taught internet law since 2000. She has taught at universities in China, Germany and Austria and has held a research position at Georgetown University, Washington DC. She has authored two books, one on online dispute resolution (Cross-border Internet Dispute Resolution, Cambridge University Press 2009) and one on online gambling (Cross-border Online Gambling Law & Policy Elgar 2010). Julia is a qualified solicitor, in a former life working at Eversheds. Her fields of expertise are internet law and jurisdictional & regulatory issues involving the internet and she has published widely in these fields on an international level. Her articles have been published in English, US, German, Czech, Indian, Korean and Chinese publications. She has carried out research / consultancy projects for the Chinese and UK governments and the European Commission.

Ms Kuan Hon, Project Consultant (2011-), Project Co-ordinator and Research Assistant (2010-2011)

A qualified English solicitor and New York attorney, she worked in the City of London focusing on finance-related English law (particularly banking, debt capital markets and corporate insolvency) before obtaining an MSc in Computing Science with merit from Imperial College, London in 2009 and then an LLM in Computer and Communications Law with merit from Queen Mary, University of London in 2010, during which time she assisted on aspects of the QMUL Cloud Legal Project. 

Mr Simon Bradshaw, Project Consultant (2010-), Project Co-ordinator and Research Assistant (2009-2010)

Originally qualified in electronics and communications and served as an Engineering Officer in the Royal Air Force. His RAF experience included management of secure communications networks, technical analysis and IT project management. Having cross-qualified in Law he went on to undertake an LLM in Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law at Edinburgh, specialising in the IP implications of new technology. He subsequently trained as a barrister and was called to the Bar by Middle Temple.

Alan Cunningham, Microsoft Research Assistant

Dr Alan Cunningham is the Microsoft Research Assistant for 2012-2013. He completed his PhD - concerning the management of copyrights in a digital and online environment - at Queen Mary in 2007 and has taught Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary and La Trobe University, Melbourne. He has published on law and technology issues in the International Journal of Law and Information Technology and with OUP.

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