Inbal Blau

Inbal  Blau
Office: Ornstein - Chemistry

Supervisor/s

Dr. David Schorr, Prof. Neta Ziv

Biography

Inbal is a PhD candidate at the Zvi Meitar Center for Advanced Legal Studies at Tel-Aviv University (TAU). Her dissertation, written under the supervision of Professors Neta Ziv and David Schorr, examines the socio-legal aspects of compensation mechanisms of mass body damage events in Israel through an historical perspective. She earned both her LLB and LLM degrees from the Faculty of Law at TAU. Her Master thesis, written under the supervision of Professors Neta Ziv and Danny More, addressed social and legal aspects of the Tinea Capitis (Ringworm) radiation treatment affair in Israel.

Inbal is vice-chairman of The Junior Academic Staff Association at TAU. Until recently Inbal worked for many years as an advocate in the fields of civil and criminal law, including as law clerk to Honorable Judge Khaled Kabub in the Economical Department of the District Court of Tel Aviv. She served as a Student Editor of "Law, Society and Culture" law review and as a teaching assistance in various courses. Inbal also engaged in several extracurricular activities, among them: developed and delivered professional training for law clerks in the court system; managed the "Different Lesson" project of law clerks at the Tel Aviv District Court for school students and the "Practical Law" project of the Law Faculty at TAU.
Inbal Has published so far 4 articles and participated in various conferences and workshops.

Inbal is married to Dr. (M.D.) Ilan Blau and is the mother of Omer, Shira and Maa'yan.

Research Interests

Civil law, torts, remedies, history of law, sociology of law, and corporate law.

 
 

CV

Education                                                                                                                                                                 

present

 

Ph.D. Candidate, Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Law

Dissertation title: "Socio-Legal Examination of Compensation Mechanisms of Mass Body Damage Events in Israel through a Historical Perspective ".

Supervisors: Professors Neta Ziv and David Schorr.

2009

LL.M., Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Law

Dissertation title: "Lost Identity- Between Law and Society among the Affected of Medical Radiation Therapy for Tinea Capitis (Ringworm)".

Supervisors:  Professors Neta Ziv and Danny More.

2008

Authorized Arbitrator

2001

LL.B., Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Law

 

 

Academic Positions

 

2015 - Current

The Construction and Instruction of the course 'legal writing skills'

Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Law.

An obligatory course for LL.B students that provides students with tools for legal writing, construction of texts and analytic skills.

2014 - Current

Social Coordinator of Visiting Scholars & Post-docs

Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Law.

2013 - Current

The Construction and Instruction of the course 'tools for an effective lawyering'

Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Law.

An obligatory course for LL.M students that provides students with tools for legal research, legal writing, construction of texts and analytic skills.

2010 - 2012

Research Assistant for Prof. Daphna Hacker

Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Law.

2008 – 2005

Editor of Tel-Aviv University Law Review 'Law, Society and Culture '

Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Law.

2004 - 2005

An editorial member

Tel-Aviv university Law Review ('Law, Society and Culture').

Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Law.

2004 - 2005

Member of a thinking group - Minerva Humanities Center - regarding the legislation of the Israeli adoption law

Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law.

 

 

 

 

Professional Experience

2015 - Current

Chairperson of the Junior Academic Staff Association

Tel-Aviv University

The largest academic staff association in Israel (4,500 members).

2014 - 2015

Vice-Chairperson of the Junior Academic Staff Association

Tel-Aviv University

2007 - 2012

Senior Law Clerk at the Tel-Aviv Court (Magistrate and District Courts)

Including to the hon. Judge Khaled Kabub, Economic Department, Tel Aviv District Court

The position also involved:

  • Writing legal opinions in variety of legal cases
  • Management of the judge chamber staff
  • Arbitrator as part of the arbitrating department of Tel-Aviv court
  • Developing professional programs for law clerks in the Israeli court system
  • Managing and teaching in a law clerks voluntary activity that promotes equalizing educational opportunities for children

2008 - 2010

Board member, Itach – women lawyers for social justice

A non-profit organization for social change through the law to address the needs and rights of women from social, economic, and geographic peripheries in Israel.

2002-2007

Attorney

Advocate in different fields with specialty in the niche of civil law

Gvili, Penso, Levin & Co. Law Firm.

Nachitz Brandes & Co. . Law Firm

Neeman, Shafir, Ben-Artzi & Co. . Law Firm (merged with Shibolet & Co.  Law Firm)

2002

Member of the Israeli Bar Association

2001-2002

Internship

 Nachitz, Brandes & Co. Law Firm.

   
 

Fellowships, Awards and Grants

2016

'Inspiring Women researches-An exceptional PhD. Student, Tel Aviv University'

March 8, 2016, Tel-Aviv University

2012 - 2015

PhD Scholarship

Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law.

2013 - 2016

Research grant, The David Berg Foundation Institute for Law and History

Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law.

2013 - 2015

Excellence in academic teaching

One of the 100 best junior academic lecturers

Tel Aviv University, an award sponsored by the University's Rector.

 

 

 

Publications

Judge Chaled Kabub & Inbal Blau & Ohad Philip, "Special Litigation Committee (SLC) in the Israeli Corporate Law" Joseph Gross Book (2015). (in Hebrew).

Judge Chaled Kabub & Inbal Blau, "Organization as Plaintiff in Corporate Class Actions" Debate Law Review (June 2014). (in Hebrew)

Inbal Blau, "Lost Identity – Between Law and Society among the Affected of Medical Radiation Therapy for Tinea Capitis (Ringworm)" 5 Ma'asei Mishpat (Tel Aviv University Law Review, 2013). (in Hebrew)

Judge Chaled Kabub & Inbal Blau, "Between Strict to Essential Reading in Double Derivative Action Mechanisms," Israeli Corporations Law Review (February 2013). (in Hebrew).

Judge Chaled Kabub & Inbal Blau, "First Steps in Derivative Actions," Israeli Corporations Law Review (November 2012). (in Hebrew)

 

Conferences and workshops

2015 - The 11th Annual Meeting of the Israeli Law & History Association, Israel.

2015- The Annual Meeting of the Israeli Law & Society Association, Israel.

2015 - The XXIst Annual Forum of Young Legal Historians 6th Berg Institution International Conference, Israel.

2014- The Second Annual Meeting of PhD Law Students in Israel (in which I was one of the organizers) , Israel.

2014 – The 2nd TAU Workshop for Junior Scholars, Israel.

2014- The 50th Annual Meeting of the Law & Society Association, Minneapolis, USA.

2014- The 30th Annual Meeting of the Association for Israel Studies, Sede Boker, Israel.

2013- The First Annual Meeting of PhD Law Students in Israel.

2013- The Law in a Changing Transnational World Meeting, Israel.

2013- The 9th Annual Meeting of the Israeli Law & History Association, Israel.

2013- The David Berg History Foundation Institute for Law and History Summer School, Israel.

2013- The 5th Annual Meeting of "Social lawyering", Israel.

2008- The Annual Meeting of the Israeli Law & Society Association, Israel.

 

 

Special Appointments

Military Position: MAMRAM (Computer Center), programmer of special simulations programs in the Israeli Air Force.

1998-2000: Taught in a legal thinking project of the Tel Aviv University "Mevohot Mishpat" ("Access to Law") that promotes equalizing educational opportunities among children.

Areas of academic interest: civil law, torts, health law, medical law, remedies, history of law, sociology of law, and corporate law.

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