Paul Graham, Partner, Head of Communications
I have over 15 years' experience of advising on strategic IT/TMT, telecoms regulatory, data privacy and outsourcing arrangements with particular focus on the financial services, energy/utilities and telecoms sectors.
I have particular expertise in mobile payments including advising on merchant acquiring, contactless payments and remittance via mobile projects. I have acted for retail banks, mobile network operators and retail businesses on a range of mobile payments, merchant acquiring and e-money arrangements.
My telecoms experience includes acting on a range of MVNO arrangements, 3G and 2G network sharing deals, network roll-out and network acquisition projects and related regulatory advice.
My outsourcing experience includes WAN, desktop, help desk, applications development and support and all other forms of technology outsourcing, telecoms network outsourcing; I advise on major systems procurements, telecoms infrastructure projects and other technology related projects. I regularly advise on m-commerce, data privacy, cloud computing and other emerging legal issues.
I am recommended by both Chambers and Legal 500 for my expertise in IT/Telecommunications law. LegaI 500 describe me as having 'a wealth of in-depth knowledge and experience' whilst Chambers describe me as 'accomplished' and having 'strong negotiating and drafting skills as well as being a pleasure to work with'.
Chambers UK 2015 describes me as "a real driver of work"