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Executive Publisher


Fatos Selita

Fatos Selita is the Founder of the UKLSA. He is Barrister of England and Wales; an Attorney and Counselor at Law (NY-USA); a Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London and Tomsk State University; and a visiting lecturer at Higher School of Economics and Oregon State University.

Fatos has multidisciplinary training and expertise, including in law, genetics, psychology and strategy. His interdisciplinary work focuses on bridging science and justice, including utilising science for the benefit of justice. Read more….




Markus McDowell

PhD; Executive Editor, Sulis International Press (Los Angeles and London); Legal Researcher and Writer, Bonaventura Law Group (Ventura, California, USA). Markus has been part of the Legal Issues Journal since 2012. Read more…


Associate Editors

Alice Gregory

Alice Gregory is a Professor of Psychology at Goldsmiths. She has a strong interest in public engagement of science and contributes to several diverse research areas, including the longitudinal associations between sleep and psychopathology, behavioural genetics, sleep paralysis and exploding head syndrome.  Read more…


Yulia Kovas

Yulia Kovas is Professor of Genetics and Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London; honorary professor at Moscow State University; visiting Professor at University of Sussex; New York University in London; Tomsk State University; and Higher School of Economics. Read more…


Bashar H. Malkawi

Bashar H. Malkawi is Dean and Professor of Law at University of Sharjah. S.J.D, American University Washington College of Law, LLM, University of Arizona. Prof. Malkawi has also taught at universities in Jordan, UAE, Italy, and United States, and has written over 70 articles, books and book chapters. Read more…


Terry Moritz

Terry Moritz has extensive experience in resolving complex disputes as an advocate, a mediator and an arbitrator.  Mr. Moritz is a Charter Member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, a member of the American Law Institute, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a board member and panelist for the Forum for International Conciliation & Arbitration. He is a panel member of the American Arbitration Association and The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution. He is certified as an arbitrator and mediator by the ADR Committee of the Midcontinent Independent Systems Operator and the Midwest Reliability Organization. He frequently writes and lectures on arbitration issues.

As an Adjunct Professor of Law at Loyola University School of Law he teaches arbitration and conducts an arbitration work shop on developing legal skills in the arbitration context. – Loyola University, 1966; – Loyola University School of Law, 1970. Read more…


Maxim Likhanov

Maxim Likhanov is a Senior Research Fellow at the Applied Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience Research Unit, Centre for Cognitive Investigations, Sirius University of Science and Technology (Russia). He received a bachelor’s degree in theoretical and applied linguistics (2015) and PhD in linguistics (2019) from Tomsk State University. His current interest is application of scientific knowledge to education (e.g. evaluating effectiveness of interventions to reduce academic anxiety).

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Anna Siemiakina

Tomsk State University



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Stoyana Tumbeva

University College London


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Konstantinos Georgiadis

University of Leicester


Leanne Gray

University College London


Editorial Board


David Felipe Alvarez-Amezquita

Tolima University; University of Nottingham

Marco Bocchi

University of Rome; Max Planck Institute

Matthew Channon

University of Exeter

Claudio Cipollini

University of Heidelberg; University of Florence

Richard Glove

University of Wolverhampton; Solicitor

M Sanjeeb Hossain

Warwick Law School

Mohammed Subhan Hussain

SOAS, University of London

Yusramizza Binti Isa

Universiti Utara Malaysia 

Frankie Riyao Liu

Attorney (China)

Isaac Maka

Barrister, England and Wales

Taniya Malik

University of Delhi, India

Alex Matheson

Solicitor and Barrister, England and Wales

Tony Meacham

University of Coventry; University of Westminster

Stela Meçaj

Department of Law, University “Ismail Qemali” Vlora

Jonida Mehmetaj

Department of Law, University “Ismail Qemali” Vlora

Chanthima Neth

City University, London

Darell Pang

University of Exeter

Nataly Papadopoulou

University of Leicester

Nabamita Paul Ray

South Calcutta Law College affiliated to University of Calcutta

Daniel Schoeni

University of Nottingham; U.S. Air Force

Nazia Shaikh

University of Leicester

Andre Sinanan

BPP Law School; Barrister, Trinidad & Tobago

Janet (Furness) Slate

University of Central Lancashire

Meixian Song

University of Southampton; Attorney, China

Oleg Voronin

Tomsk State University, Deputy Head of the Law Institute