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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 and insights

Data protection

Publications: 01 February 2023

Podcast: ASEAN data protection and privacy: Episode 2 – A deep dive into Singapore

Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) had its first comprehensive review since 2012. The review has changed the Personal Data Protection Commission’s (PDPC) enforcement powers, they can now…

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News: 23 January 2023

Second trial win for A&O's U.S. IP Technology Disputes team on behalf of Wonderland

Allen & Overy’s U.S. IP Technology Disputes team led by Shamita Etienne-Cummings recently achieved a second complete jury-rendered victory for Wonderland Switzerland AG (Wonderland), the designer and…

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Long exposure shot of traffic lights moving over a road.

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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A media telecommunications tower against a blue sky

News: 21 November 2022

Allen & Overy advises Cordiant Digital Infrastructure Limited on its acquisition of Emitel

Allen & Overy advised Cordiant Digital Infrastructure Limited (CDIL), a specialist investment company focused on investing in digital infrastructure assets in the United Kingdom, Europe and North…

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