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therightslawyers appoints IT and telecom specialist

Phil Reynolds joins specialist IP and TMT legal practice as partner

therightslawyers has appointed Phil Reynolds as a partner in the firm.
therightslawyers has appointed Phil Reynolds as a partner in the firm.

IP and Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) specialist legal practice therightslawyers has announced the appointment of a new telecoms and IT specialist, Phil Reynolds, as a partner in the firm.

therightslawyers, based in Dubai Media City, has appointed Reynolds to strengthen its expertise in telecoms market development and IT issues.

Reynolds has over 25 years experience in the field, having worked as a director for two national telecommunications regulatory authorities, executive director for three Fortune 500 global telecommunications companies - T-Mobile, MCI, Global Crossing - and lead general counsel for three leading operators - Batelco, Nawras and Virgin Mobile - in the region. He has also practiced as a senior specialist T&T lawyer with international law firms in Australia, UK, Qatar and Dubai, and holds a number of non-executive board directorships and is the chairman of gr82tlk, a leading global MVNO consultancy.

Mark Hill, founder and managing partner said: "We are extremely pleased that Phil has joined therightslawyers. Telecoms market development projects in the Middle East and other frontier markets have always been a core focus of therightslawyers, and there are very few lawyers who can match Phil's experience and expertise gained during his decade of work in the telecoms sector across the region. Phil's legal and regulatory advice work with leading telecoms operators, new ventures, as well as governments and regulators has been exceptional and independently acknowledged and awarded."

Reynolds commented: "Joining therightslawyers was an obvious and perfect choice for me. Small niche practices are what clients want nowadays. We offer expert, personable, flexible, fast acting, and value-for-money services. I am, therefore, looking forward to further cementing therightslawyers position as the preeminent niche Communications, Media and Technology legal practice in the Middle East region."