Telecommunications, Media, Entertainment & Technology

At the forefront of industry developments

Representing household-name clients around the world, King & Wood Mallesons has one of the leading international Telecommunications, Media, Entertainment and Technology (TMET) practices, with a long history of advising clients in this dynamic sector.

We advise on all aspects of the TMET sector, and we have substantial cross-border capabilities. Whatever your niche in the sector, we have experience within our global team to support your needs. You will benefit from our deep industry knowledge, strategic thinking, technical advice and commerciality.

As one of the largest international full-service telecommunications law practices, we advise on national broadband rollouts, regulatory reform and compliance, spectrum, network access agreements and disputes, wholesale access arrangements between carriers, telecommunications M&A and much more. We regularly advise governments and supranational bodies on the development of telecommunications regimes globally.

We are also at the forefront of regulatory changes relating to data including the Consumer Data Right (CDR), privacy (including the General Data Production Regulation (GDPR) in the EU  and China’s new Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL)), and data breach notification regimes.

Our Digital Economy team is renowned for the significant value it brings to clients across the full range of technology law issues. On the supply-side, clients include international and domestic technology consulting and IT outsourcing providers (including SaaS providers) and international software developers. On the demand-side, they include government, major international companies and banks. We specialise in helping clients to procure and implement complex IT systems, particularly where there are significant risks and risk allocation issues.

A major player in the media sector

The media and entertainment environment continues to evolve at a relentless pace. Digital technology and globalised content are helping to create a vibrant and disruptive marketplace full of opportunities across all aspects of the media industry – such as broadcasting, print, social media, gaming, and internet. We have the credentials to help clients achieve those opportunities locally and globally.

Integrated and effective, our international team of media & entertainment lawyers have a long and successful history of working with major industry names.

We advise on:

  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Digital Commerce
  • Entertainment & Gaming
  • Media
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Space.

TESTIMONIAL

Client care is a strength… They have a genuine interest in the client and a good understanding of their business, so they provide robust commercial advice.

Chambers and Partners

The team is innovative and responsive, and helped us navigate difficult situations.

Chambers and Partners

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