Practice/Organization Description

Rob is a telecoms and technology lawyer.

Rob is a partner in Olswang's London office and head of the Commercial Group and Telecoms Sector.

Rob advises on corporate and commercial deal as well as regulatory compliance and regulated disputes.

Rob's corporate practice includes advising on mergers, acquisitions, disposals, equity and debt investments and joint ventures.

Rob's commercial practice spans IT and BPO outsourcing transactions, procurement, interconnection, MNVOs, network sharing, roaming, broadcast and transmission arrangements, reseller, customer, distribution and partnering.

Rob's regulatory practice includes advising on telecoms policy development, compliance, complaints and disputes before OFCOM, the European Commission, the UK Information Commissioner and PhonepayPlus.

In addition to his legal qualifications Rob has an MBA and has worked in Government and in-house at an operator as well as in private practice.

He has been recommended as a leading telecoms and technology lawyer by independent guides including Chambers, Legal 500, plc Which Lawyer? and the Who’s Who of Regulatory Communications Lawyers.

Bar Admissions

Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales


Cambridge University Henley Management College

Professional Associations & Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales, International Bar Association, Communications Managers Association (strategic board member), Telecom Executive Network, International Institute of Communications.

Honors and Awards

Listed by Chambers, Legal 500, Whos Who in Regulatory Communications and plc Which lawyer guides as leading UK Telecommunications lawyer.


90 High Holborn
London, WC1V 6 XXUnited Kingdom

Areas of Practice
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
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