Recognised as an expert in the telecoms sector, Gordon heads the Telecommunications, Technology and Media Regulatory team and has provided strategic advice on most of the consolidations in the global telecoms sector in the last decade, either as a participant to the consolidation or as a challenger. Clients include FTSE100 telecoms operators as well as global fixed and mobile operators. In 2014, the competition team won the coveted Competition Team of the Year at The Lawyer Awards and were shortlisted for the same award in 2015 and 2016.
Gordon is a partner in the telecommunications, technology and media regulatory team. Internationally recognised as an expert in the telecoms and media sector, Gordon has provided strategic advice on most of the consolidations in the global telecoms sector in the last decade, either as a participant to the consolidation or as a challenger. His team also specialise in complex issues on market access, regulation of next generation telecoms services, net neutrality issues and data protection. Increasingly he is called on to provide insights into regulation in other sectors, energy and rail as well as issues on convergence, including the internet of things and connected costs, content, broadcasting and sports law issues. Gordon has also substantial experience in funding competition law actions and portfolio assessments for clients. Clients he has been advising during the past year a number of high profile global telecoms companies.
“With his time in private practice, the regulators and in the industry, Gordon understands the changing needs of this industry and is outstanding in that regard. He also understands that a law firm can help not just in the high value areas such as anti-trust actions or investigation but in other key areas such as compliance and maintenance and lobbying.”
David Eveleigh, now General Counsel and Company Secretary Serco.
Qualified as a solicitor in Scotland, England and Wales.