Communications and Media
Using our powerful global network, we work on many of the largest and most high-profile Communications and Media transactions and cases.
Supporting the Communications and Media sector is a key priority for Allen & Overy and we have a dedicated sector group which allows us to foster and share industry knowledge and expertise across our offices and legal disciplines. As many of our clients in the Communications and Media industry operate across borders, we support them by being able to combine our talents and resources to provide solutions in almost any country, at any time.
Few firms can deliver the combination of experience and resource that is needed to handle the most important matters. Our team benefits from experience acquired not only in private practice but also in-house at leading Communications and Media companies and on secondments to corporates and regulatory bodies.
This means we provide relevant industry-focused advice, delivered quickly to ensure that we add value from day one. So, irrespective of the location, the size, or the complexity of the matter, you can be confident that we have the right team in the right place.
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Publications: 23 February 2023
Below-threshold deals increasingly face review
Antitrust authorities continue to grapple with how best to ensure that potentially anti-competitive transactions do not escape scrutiny. A solution gaining traction in a number of jurisdictions is to…
Publications: 23 February 2023
Scrutiny of tech deals remains a priority with PE and labour markets in the spotlight
Digital/tech transactions remain high on the enforcement agenda. Last year brought high-profile tech cases and progression of new digital rules. Overall, however, antitrust intervention focused on…
Publications: 16 February 2023
Sanctions in the spotlight: the High Court considers Russia sanctions implications
The High Court in London has issued a number of judgments in recent weeks that consider the implications of the sanctions that have been imposed on Russia in the last 12 months. In this article, we…
Publications: 10 January 2023
The EU and UK adopt further sanctions against Russia
At the close of 2022, and with the war in Ukraine entering its tenth month, the EU and the UK adopted further sanctions packages against Russia. The latest sanctions packages include further asset…
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They are technically sound and really proactive in terms of client engagement, with a focus on practicality. They really tie things back into what commercially matters and are solutions-focused.
Chambers (2021) – TMT: Europe-wide
They're responsive, pragmatic and demonstrate expertise in telecoms transactions.
Chambers (2022) – TMT: Global-wide
Encyclopaedic knowledge of the towers/telecoms sector, frequently knowing more than even the business/technical teams but blending this with commercial nous and the ability to explain to those with little or no background knowledge in the sector.
Legal 500 (2022) – TMT: UK