Julian Hitchcock


Denoon Legal Ltd

Julian Hitchcock is Counsel at the boutique life science practice, Denoon Legal (part of the Alliance of European Life Science Law Firms), based in London.  He specialises in the law and regulation of emerging life science technologies, including regenerative and reproductive technologies, genetic and mitochondrial manipulation and synthetic biology.  He provides policy, regulatory and intellectual property advice to commercial, clinical, academic, charitable, regulatory and governmental institutions.  Julian is a former director of the East of England Stem Cell Network, associate of the PHG Foundation and member of the UK government's Emerging Science and Bioethics Advisory Committee.  He is currently a member of the governance subgroup of the UK’s Synthetic Biology Leadership Council, a member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics’ genome editing working party, a trustee of the UK Science Media Centre and an associate of the Innogen Institute.