Dr. Shlomit  Wallerstein

Dr. Shlomit WallersteinPartner

  • Shlomit is a partner in the Commercial litigation and the Dispute Resolution Practice Group of the firm, representing international and domestic companies on a broad range of general commercial disputes, including banking law, property law, family law- and inheritance law and complex commercial national and international disputes. She has experience representing international and Israeli clients of the firm before the entire range of Israeli courts (including the Supreme Court), as well as before arbitration tribunals.


    Shlomit joined the Dispute Resolution Practice Group in 2014 from St. Peter's College and Oxford University, where she held the positions of Law Fellow and of Associate Professor of Law for the last 8 years specialising in European Union law, criminal law and public international law.  She has taught courses for undergraduate and graduate degrees and researched in these areas.  Her articles have been published in leading international law journals such as Criminal Law Review, Criminal Law and Philosophy and the Virginia Law Review.


    Shlomit was a visiting professor at the University of Virginia Law School (2012) and at the Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University (2011).


    She was a member of the steering committee of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC), The James Martin 21st Century Schools at Oxford University.


    Formerly, Shlomit clerked in the Israeli Supreme Court (for justices Prof. I. Zamir, and Prof. I. Engelard), and was the Editor-In-Chief of Mishpatim, the Hebrew University’s Law Review.

  • Shlomit has served as:


    • Advisor to the Justice Verma Committee (India) investigating the reform of India's sexual violence laws, which was the basis for the major reform in the law concerning sexual offences in India in 2013
    • Media legal expert
    • Founder and Convener of the Criminal Law Discussion Group at Oxford University (2010-2013)
    • Referee for books and articles including Oxford University Press, Hart Publishing, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, New Criminal Law Review, Criminal Law and Philosophy
    • Member of the Governing Body of St. Peter's College and various sub-committees


    Shlomit is frequently invited to lecture on a range of topics.