Julian is a highly skilled technology lawyer, having been involved with technology law since 1998. He was the UK technology sector head at an international law firm until January 2020 when he joined Trethowans.
Julian is recognised in the Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession and in the Legal 500 as a top ranked and notable practitioner.
Julian’s main areas of practice are in information technology and e-commerce, including the development and licensing of software, outsourcing, online and cloud services. Julian also advises on data protection issues, usually relating to the use and transfer of customer data in IT implementations, and on intellectual property rights, particularly in the context of open source software and website/software development.
Accreditations & Memberships
- Vice- chair of the International Bar Association Technology Law committee.
- Member of The Society for Computers and Law.
What our clients say about Julian
“Julian Hamblin has a wealth of knowledge and experience. He is straightforward to work with and takes his time to explain complex areas to his clients. Julian also has a professional, amenable and pleasant personality – which makes him very easy to work with.”
Legal 500 2024
“Julian Hamblin has a great understanding of IT/Digital technology and how it is licenced. Julian has particularly deep knowledge of SAP technology.”
Legal 500 2024
“Julian is very knowledgeable about any matter and always gives good advice. He completes any work we give him to a very high standard and is always on time.”
“Trethowans looks after us so well…..Louise, Julian and the rest of the team go above and beyond for us – so thank you.”
“Julian Hamblin volunteers his opinion in a professional and commercial way. His support has become invaluable… and he is a pleasure to work with.”
“Julian is an excellent IT lawyer.”
“He has a very good understanding of the IT industry.”
“Julian has been excellent, going above and beyond what we would have asked. He has been available to us out of office hours and particularly through the pandemic, and has helped us to stay focused. He has a very good understanding of the IT industry.”
“The Trethowans team are a seamless extension of our organisation, able to support on contract negotiations across a broad spectrum of sectors, whether supply chain, technology or commercial”
Chambers and Partners 2023