Graeme has an excellent reputation as a leading technology, communications and outsourcing lawyer.
Graeme is a partner in our Commercial Group based in London and heads our Global Technology & Communications Sector Group.
Our Global Technology & Communications Sector Group has over 400 lawyers with significant deep industry knowledge and expertise which we leverage for the benefit of clients in key industries including communications, software & services, devices and components, online technology solutions (including fintech & edtech), social media and digital content providers, data centres, satellites and postal. We also leverage our technology & communications expertise to the benefit of our clients in other sectors including automotive; aviation & defence; energy & utilities; financial services; life sciences & healthcare; media, entertainment & sport and retail & consumer and as part of our digital business initiative.
Graeme’s practice covers the full range of technology, communications and outsourcing matters. He regularly advises on complex international projects involving communications and technology. He has significant domestic and international communications regulatory experience. He also has extensive experience of working with colleagues on corporate/M&A, financing and disputes matters involving technology & communications. Graeme also regularly advises on industry specific agreements and transactions, including network sharing arrangements and mergers and acquisitions. This includes advising on the telecoms regulatory risk associated with a transaction as well as potential wider industry specific issues.
Graeme’s experience is strengthened through his secondment roles with the competition policy branch of OFTEL (now part of Ofcom) and British Telecommunications Internet & multi-media legal team.
He has written and spoken widely on communications & technology issues including having written the Communications and Broadcasting Regulation Chapter of Graham Smith’s Internet Law & Regulation (2007 edition) and co-written the chapter on "Capacity Agreements- From Microwaves to MVNOs" of Ian Walden’s Telecommunications Law (2012).