Telecommunications Overview

The SORAINEN Telecommunications Practice experience confirms that a good understanding of the industry is a precondition for effective legal advice. This particularly applies to Telecommunications lawyers dealing with a rapidly changing commercial, legal and technological environment.

The firm’s lawyers regularly advise large multinational corporations on local telecommunications laws. Owing to the firm’s client base, the SORAINEN Telecommunications Practice has accumulated a wealth of experience while keeping pace with developments in the field. The practice utilises many resources deployed by the firm to meet client needs, and is uniquely equipped to advise on complex electronic communications regulations and to represent clients in all types of telecommunication disputes as well as to helping resolve regulatory compliance issues.

The firm is well positioned to provide practical and competent legal assistance in all three Baltic States and Belarus, matching the right level of experience to client needs: SORAINEN has successfully advised on setting up local operations. The SORAINEN Telecommunications Practice works closely with its Information Technology & Data Protection, Dispute Resolution, Trade & Distribution and Intellectual Property Practices.

SORAINEN is recommended for its Telecommunications Practice by international directories such as The Legal 500 (“SORAINEN is praised for a “high level of service, providing additional advice and alternatives, when asked for”. It is “most active in the telecoms market, particularly in disputes”.”) and Chambers Europe.

SORAINEN offers expertise in all key telecommunications areas in the Baltic States and Belarus, including:

  • regulatory and compliance matters, including licensing;
  • litigation, representation in disputes related to the telecommunication sector;
  • public tenders in the electronic communications sector;
  • all types of point-to-point communications;
  • all types of broadcasting and multimedia;
  • all types of networks including fixed, wireless and satellite;
  • frequency allocation and numbering;
  • internet services, including VoIP and IPTV, new media;
  • equipment compliance;
  • consumer protection issues.

The head of the SORAINEN Telecommunications Practice is Alexey Anischenko, whose contacts appear below.
Local heads of the SORAINEN Telecommunications Practice are:

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