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Allen & Overy LLP

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) (International Firms)

2 ranked lawyersBand 3ChinaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Talented team that represents clients in the technology sector across a wide range of sectors, including the semiconductor, big data and cybersecurity spaces. Highly active advising international media and broadcasting corporations on pan-regional corporate transactions and antitrust matters. Frequently advises on regulatory issues in connection with emerging technology and increasingly active on fintech-related mandates, including significant experience assisting with blockchain and cryptocurrency matters. Advises Chinese TMT companies looking to expand on an international scale, and assists multinational e-commerce and e-tourism companies with setting up operations in China.

Work highlights

Acted for TripAdvisor on its strategic joint venture with Ctrip to form TripAdvisor China.

Notable practitioners

Will McAuliffe is regularly instructed by a roster of IT, media and telecoms companies owing to his extensive corporate law abilities, with an emphasis on large-cap transactions. Market sourcesoffer praise for his wide-ranging practice and reveal that he is a "strong lawyer" and "a really good operator."

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China

TMT: Information Technology (International Firms)


Will McAuliffe
Band 3

TMT: Telecommunications & Broadcasting (International Firms)


Will McAuliffe
Band 3