Rob Bratby provides regulatory and transactional advice to clients in the telecoms, media, and technology sectors in Europe and Asia.

Rob provides regulatory counsel in the telecoms, media and technology sectors and on data privacy and cyber security issues more widely. He advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, equity and debt investments, and provides strategic counsel to companies and their boards. He advises on complex commercial transactions including: telecoms networks, network sharing, interconnection and access, MVNO/MVNE, roaming, broadcast and transmission, construction, maintenance and operation of terrestrial and sub-sea cable systems, satellites, cloud, mobile services and applications, digital and mobile money, e-commerce and m-commerce, sourcing and procurement, robotic and AI process automation, resale, distribution and partnering arrangements.

Rob has extensive experience in cross-border transactions and structuring foreign investment into emerging markets, and he lived and worked in Singapore 2011–2016. Rob's experience before joining the firm includes working in-house at a telecoms operator and working for the UK telecoms regulator.


Chambers UK
Telecommunications (2019-2020)
Best Lawyers in the UK
Telecommunications (2017, 2020)
The Legal 500 UK
"Leading Individual" – Telecoms (2020)
Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity (2019-2020)
IT and Telecoms (2019-2020)


  • MBA, Henley Business School, University of Reading
  • MA, Cambridge University
  • BA, Cambridge University, with honors
  • England and Wales

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