Shobana IyerBarrister at Swan Chambers
Shobana is a practicing commercial barrister and arbitrator with expertise in technology, finance and intellectual property disputes within various sectors including TMT, Finance, Energy, Sports and Creative (from Arts, Heritage, Film, Fashion to Video Games). Her IT practice covers software and hardware procurement contracts, outsourcing contracts, supply and development contracts, cloud-computing contracts, e-commerce, digital marketing, digital media, telecommunications and data protection as well as the legal issues on the use of emerging technologies including artificial intelligence and blockchains. Shobana has extensive experience of working on challenging and technically complex cases, usually involving an international element and regularly deals with conflict of laws issues. Shobana sits on various professional committees and is presently the Vice-Co Chair of the Legal Services Committee for the Bar Council of England and Wales (which includes their IT and ADR Panels). Shobana is also a member of the CIArb London Branch Committee and an approved arbitrator for the European Commission list of chairs for bilateral trade disputes.