36 Commercial’s technology barristers specialise in the law, regulation, and contracts relating to technology, e-commerce and data.
We provide market-leading advisory and advocacy services to corporates and individuals in relation to the commercialisation of their “good name”, products and services, the protection of their technology, brand and intellectual property and the rights and responsibilities in relation to personal data.
In technology law, our team provides specialist advice in relation to IT/software and hardware development, computing misuse, drones and autonomous vehicles, and artificial intelligence issues.
In e-commerce, our Members have significant experience of digital media, the commercialisation of product and services, contracts and transactions of all description, software licensing, user T&Cs, intellectual property protection (software design, source code and branding), outsourcing, and R&D.
In data law, we offer expert assistance in all matters of date protection, privacy, information security, phishing and spamming, data theft recovery, and data encryption.
36 Commercial’s barristers are regularly instructed as advocates in complex commercial, corporate and international litigation, and appellate cases in the English and overseas courts. We have particular expertise in contract disputes, including those with a cross-border or multi-jurisdictional element. Our technology practitioners are regarded as leaders in their field for privacy injunctions, the misuse of technology, passing off, ‘cybercrime’, identity theft, reputation protection/misuse of image rights, and associated damages claims.
With over 140 barristers, mediators and arbitrators (including 18 Queen's Counsel, 3 Senior Counsel from Ireland and South Africa, and a Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of India), as well as operations in Singapore and Hong Kong, The 36 Group a truly international multi-specialist set. We are uniquely placed to provide advice and representation on technology matters before English and international courts at all levels.