Tina Fernandez is Managing Partner at Orbital Law. Tina is both a barrister and a solicitor, having been admitted to Lincoln’s Inn as a barrister in 1992 and the Law Society as a solicitor in 2008. Tina has over 25 years’ legal experience in technology law, working for some of the largest corporates in the world as well as niche technology companies.
Tina has extensive transactional experience representing both customers and suppliers of technology, advising on sourcing or supplying telecommunications, technology outsourcing, cloud services, e-commerce, systems integration and software and app development.
As an added string to her bow, Tina has also held operational roles in technology companies which gives her a unique understanding of technology products and services, program management, service delivery and service management issues.
Tina specialises in emerging technologies. She read her LLM in Information Technology Law at the University of Edinburgh with distinction. Her dissertation entitled ‘Are the traditional concepts of liability adaptable to a smart grid powered by artificial intelligence’ was the prize-winning dissertation of her cohort.
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