Alexander Herman BA, MA, LLB BCL is the Assistant Director of the Institute of Art and Law. Prior to this, he practised law in Montreal, Canada and worked with renowned art law barrister Norman Palmer QC CBE. He has written, taught and presented on an array of topics in relation to art and cultural property, including on art transactions, restitution, international conventions, copyright, exports and art collecting. His writing appears frequently in the press and he has been quoted widely on art law topics, including in The Guardian, The Art Newspaper, The New York Times (online), ArtNET, Bloomberg, Le Devoir, The National Post and The Globe & Mail. He helped develop a unique Masters programme in the discipline, the Art, Business and Law LLM at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London, and currently serves as the programme’s Co-Director. You can follow him on the Institute of Art and Law blog and on Twitter at @artlawalex.