Leading communications expert Colin Long joins Bird & Bird

05 April 2011

Colin Long has joined Bird & Bird’s International Communications Group as Of Counsel. Colin has many years of experience in working on complex international transactions and regulatory projects in the communications sector. Colin's joining will further boost Bird & Bird's rapidly expanding international practice in this sector.


Colin is widely acknowledged as a market leader for international communications work, including regulatory advice and deals relating to fixed, mobile, satellite and other wireless-based services. He is ranked as the ‘Senior Statesman’ of telecommunications by Chambers and Partners.


He is also the author and editor of the leading textbook Global Telecommunications Law and Practice and a frequent guest speaker and writer on communications issues.


Graeme Maguire, Joint Head of Bird & Bird’s Communications Group commented: “We are delighted to welcome Colin to our global team. His significant breadth and depth of international communications experience will complement our market-leading International Communications Group and we look forward to working with him.”