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Telecommunications networks and services are of fundamental importance to the society in which we now live. Increasing numbers of consumers have a need for the latest mobile phone and the fastest broadband connection, and many businesses now rely on these networks and services for the delivery of their products and services to customers.

Lawyers in our Technology team have extensive experience of working on telecoms projects and deals for both providers of telecoms services and their customers.

Our expertise includes working on projects and deals involving:

  • development of mobile apps and communications software;
  • procurement and implementation of broadband networks;
  • delivery of superfast Wi-Fi connectivity;
  • joint venture and partnering arrangements;
  • agreements with mobile virtual network operators; and supply of equipment for telecom networks.

We provide strategic and practical advice whilst also taking a commercial and no-nonsense approach. Our lawyers have excellent technical ability, combined with a good understanding of the issues that need to be addressed by telecoms providers and their customers.



Key Contacts

Andrew Priest - Partner

Andrew Priest


+44 (0)1223 532746

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Bill Thatcher - Partner

Bill Thatcher


+44 (0)1223 532709

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Meet the team

Latest testimonials

"Andrew is an excellent lawyer who understands the legal and technical aspects of IT whilst never losing sight of the commercial big picture. His MBA background gives him a valuable "edge" in dealing with numbers as well as words, together with useful insight into business issues”. (Comment from a consultant contact)

“Andrew was well able to offer sound advice that was practical, and did not just represent the technical legalities. Clearly Andrew understands the legal side as well as anyone, but he also has a wider perspective to contribute, which is refreshing”. (Comment from a client)

"Andrew Priest is a really valuable addition to the firm's IP expertise, with deep industry understanding and a sharp legal mind." (Comment from Legal 500)

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