Julia Lobato

Julia Lobato Patricio is at present a senior lecturer in Translation at the Department of Languages and Translation, Universidad Pablo de Olavide (UPO, Seville) where she has taught and developed her research since 2009. She completed her PhD with a Thesis entitled “Deontological and Professional Aspects of Legal, Sworn and Court Translation” in 2008 at the University of Málaga which received the extraordinary doctorate award.

Since 2005 she is an official translator and interpreter of English-Spanish authorized by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She has also published some papers and works on the deontological dimension of translation and interpreting, on legal translation and on translation teaching among others. From 2005 to September 2017 she was a member of the research group HUM 767 on Translation, Communication and Applied Linguistics (University of Málaga). At present, she is a member of the Interglosia Research Group (HUM-996) at the University Pablo de Olavide.



2004 – 2008

Translation and Interpreting

Universidad de Málaga


Senior Lecturer

Universidad Pablo de Olavide de Sevilla

2009 – Present


Universidad de Córdoba (Spain)

2007 – 2009