Martin Sloan
Job: 
Partner
Location: 
Edinburgh
Direct line: 
+44 (0)131 656 0132
Email: 
martin.sloan@brodies.com
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A member of Brodies' Technology, Information and Outsourcing Group, Martin specialises in advising clients on technology procurement and IT and business process outsourcing projects.

Martin is recognised by The Legal 500 for his work on IT contracts, and he advises clients in both the public and private sector, in particular the financial services industry.

Martin's recent outsourcing and IT procurement experience includes advising on the outsourcing of ATM and debit card transaction processing, and ATM estate management, advising on the off-shoring of application development and maintenance, advising on a second generation end-to-end IT outsourcing, and advising on the outsourcing of fund and back office administration services.

Martin also advises on data protection, intellectual property and general technology law matters, and has a particular interest in the laws applying to social media and new technology such as mobile apps, contactless/mobile payments, smart ticketing and smart metering. Martin's experience includes advising on a number of projects utilising the ITSO standard for transport smart cards.

Martin is also widely respected for his knowledge and expertise in relation to the interaction between technology and disability equality legislation, in particular the accessibility of websites, ICT and mobile apps.

Martin is recommended by Chambers & Partners in relation to data protection law.

Martin is a regular blogger on Brodies' technology, data protection and IP law blog, TechBlog. You can follow him on Twitter @lawyer_martin.

A client says "His assistance is comprehensive in terms of the brief given, but it is his receptiveness to engaging fully with the detailed technical aspects of the work that has made his input essential."

Chambers UK 2019