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Telecommunications

Our international Telecommunications practice is consistently ranked as a market leader because of our all-round strength and depth, in particular for our regulatory, commercial and transactional expertise.

Among our clients in the sector are some of the world’s largest telecoms companies, government bodies, regulators, industry participants, financial institutions and major corporations (suppliers and customers). We take time to listen to our clients in order to gain an understanding of their needs, aspirations and goals.

One reason these companies choose Allen & Overy is the complete range of services on offer. As well as the firm’s renowned M&A and corporate finance practice, we advise telecommunications sector clients on banking, regulatory, intellectual property, antitrust, tax, employment, litigation, commercial contract and outsourcing matters.

The team has a broad range of experience, acquired not only in private practice but also in-house at leading telecoms companies and on secondments to corporates and regulatory bodies. This mix of expertise, dedicated knowledge and hands-on commercial experience enables us to provide you with legal services of the highest quality.

News & insights

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Publications: 18 May 2022

Podcast: How brands should prepare for the Metaverse

What role does intellectual property play in the metaverse and do clients need to change their behaviour towards their brands and copyright?

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Publications: 12 May 2022

The first NFT copyright infringement decision handed down in China

Given the explosive growth in the non-fungible token (NFT) market, it was just a matter of time before courts started weighing in on intricate intellectual property (IP) issues associated with the…

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News: 11 May 2022

Allen & Overy advises the international consultancy firm BIP on the acquisition of fintech consultancy Riskcare

Allen & Overy has advised the international consultancy firm BIP on the acquisition, through Chaucer, a UK consultancy firm specialising in digital transformation and part of the BIP Group since 2020,…

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News: 29 March 2022

Allen & Overy advises Natixis on the financing of the acquisition of a telecommunications towers portfolio from Outremer Telecom by Phoenix Tower International

Allen & Overy advised Natixis as arranger, lender and hedge bank on the financing of the acquisition of Outremer Tower by Phoenix Tower International, a portfolio company of Blackstone, and the…

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