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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

Windows on a modern glass and metal building

Publications: 07 OCTOBER 2021

Software, connectivity, data and fintech dominate M&A in Silicon Valley

As transaction activity in the tech sector continues to power ahead, new challenges and opportunities are confronting Silicon Valley companies and setting the agenda for the industry.

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Publications: 08 JUNE 2021

Can arbitrators rely on their own internet research in an award?

The risk of annulment is different for arbitrations seated in Germany, England and France. Just ask Google. Whatever the question, our first port of call is to check the internet. But are arbitrators…

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China issues record antitrust fine

Publications: 22 APRIL 2021

China issues record antitrust fine

SAMR sheds further light on its position towards the online sector.

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Bird's eye view of a straight road between a forest

Publications: 09 APRIL 2021

When Green meets Digital

What’s behind the new “European Green Digital Coalition”?

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