Bird & Bird
Bird & Bird has been at the forefront of developments in international communications law since the 1980s. We have unrivalled expertise in advising on matters ranging from smaller innovative projects to some of the largest, most complex and ground-breaking transactions and disputes of recent years.
We have acted for many of the world’s leading communications, broadcasting and internet companies, together with those providing new and innovative services, and are proud to have helped our clients achieve real commercial advantage. We are renowned for our creative and often original solutions, some of which have shaped the global communications landscape.
We are recognised internationally as an undisputed market leader in the communications sector and our team includes a significant number of lawyers who are acknowledged as leading individuals in the communications field. Our international team comprises more than 80 lawyers across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
We are increasingly working with local firms in emerging territories including Africa, South America, India and the Middle East. This cross border strength ensures our clients receive a consistently high level of service across jurisdictions and that our team can implement complex multi-jurisdictional transactions smoothly and efficiently.
Our team advises on the full scope of communications matters, from regulatory and commercial to M&A and disputes, using specialists from our different practice groups including commercial, corporate, finance, dispute resolution, IP and IT. We offer clients a one-stop-shop at which to address the issues they face including:
- big data
- cloud services
- data centres
- data protection
- infrastructure projects
- mobile payments and apps
- network sharing
- smart metering and networks
- spectrum auctions, sharing and trading
- undersea cables
- wireless developments