Simone Lamont Black

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    Dr. Simone Lamont-Black (née Schnitzer) qualified as civil lawyer in Germany where she practised law as Rechtsanwältin for several years and obtained her Doctorate in law from Augsburg University with summa cum laude before moving to England. There she worked for many years as lecturer at Northumbria University in Newcastle before joining Edinburgh Law School in 2010.

    She specialises in the law of international trade and carriage of goods and has a keen interest in international commercial dispute resolution, being also a CEDR Accredited Mediator, a Member of the Association of Arbitral Women, having acted as arbitratorinter alia at the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition and having founded the Edinburgh Vis Pre-Moot.

    Simone researches and publishes mainly in the areas of international carriage of goods and transport law. She has also authored and co-authored several books, inter alia with Paul Bugden the second and third editions of Bugden & Lamont-Black, Goods in Transit, published with Sweet & Maxwell as part of their British Shipping Laws Series.