What the team is known for
Solid full-service firm with a comprehensive offering spanning telecommunications, IT and media law. Respected for its work on telecommunications regulation, often advising multinational technology companies. Further known for assisting with M&A projects in the telecommunications sector. Additionally receives praise for its strength in IT law advising on M&A-related IT issues as well as outsourcing projects, fintech, application development and software agreements. Assists with data protection advice as well as representation before authorities and is often involved in worldwide implementation projects. Furthermore recognised for its media law coverage including contracting, competition and online streaming law.
One client highlights: "Freshfields has built up a very good technical and industry knowledge. The team also has very good contacts across the industry," further elaborating: "The team knows how authorities make decisions, which is really important to us."
Praising the team's strong work, one client explains: "The team has very good industry knowledge and a pronounced understanding of the economic aspects. They succeed well in finding pragmatic and feasible solutions for difficult data protection issues and take into account the actual circumstances."
Advised 1&1 and United Internet on market-relevant telecommunications law issues in the fixed-line sector, including on numerous administrative and court proceedings.
advises clients on software development, maintenance agreements and platform development. He also assists with IT issues arising from M&A transactions.
advises on data protection issues relating to digitalisation projects and the structuring of data processing activities. He is frequently involved in cross-border mandates.
is recognised for his extensive expertise and experience in the telecommunication sector advising well-known clients on corporate matters and projects.