Preiskel & Co was selected on 1 August as the winner of the 2012 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award for ‘Communications Law Firm of the Year in England’. The nomination, research and judging pocess has taken a full 12 months, according to the publication. Electronic and hard copies of the Legal Awards Supplement will be circulated…Details
Preiskel & Co wins Twitter joke trial for bomb hoaxer Preiskel & Co is pleased to announce that the Lord Chief Justice Lord Judge handed down a unanimous judgment of the High Court overturning the conviction of Paul Chambers. Paul Chambers had been convicted for sending a “menacing” electronic communication after he tweeted about Robin Hood Airport…Details
BBC News and The Daily Telegraph Front Pages features the Twitter Joke Trial Victory today secured by the Preiskel & Co team
Preiskel & Co’s success in overturning the conviction of Paul Chambers under the Communications Act 2003 is featured on the front pages of the major press agencies including the BBC News and the Daily Telegraph
Preiskel & Co’s head of media, David Allen Green was quoted in the Guardian in relation to the court injunction that prevented the BBC from showing two drama documentaties about last summer’s riots.
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Preiskel & Co is delighted to announce the appointment of senior associate, Jose Saras to partner. Jose is a dual qualified Spanish and English lawyer.
Jose is an experienced commercial and regulatory lawyer primarily focussing on telecoms, data protection and on-line gaming though he also advises UK and overseas clients across a broad range of sectors.
Stephen Fry and Al Murray accompany Preiskel team at the Courts of Justice on Twitter Joke Trial Appeal
For more information, please see the BBC link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-18607798 or follow it on twitter at #twitterjoketrial. There were articles in most of the leading newspapers, the Telegraph article being at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/9359211/John-Betjeman-would-have-been-prosecuted-under-Twitter-joke-laws-court-hears.html the trial is being covered internationally and Al Jazeera posted quite an informative video: http://www.aljazeera.com/video/europe/2012/06/2012627141548515236.html A more in depth analysis of the legal position is set…Details
Preiskel & Co advises IXcellerate on closing an IFC (World Bank) investment for rolling out its international data centre business
Preiskel & Co advised IXcellerate in the negotiation and securing of an investment from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group. The IFC was among the investors that subscribed for the Series A equity issue. Upon completion of all phases, the project cost is expected to total around $55 million, most…Details
The full conference agenda is as follows: 09:15 – 09:30 Key Note Address Georg Serentschy (Chair of BEREC) 09:30 – 10:30 Regulatory Up-date Speakers: Reinald Kruger – Head of Unit Information Society EU Commission Stefano Fratta – Telefonica Digital Bart-Jan van Dijk – Verizon Business Moderators: Chung-Nian Lam – Wong Partnership LLP Anne Vallery – …Details
The ITSPA Vendor Workshop will take place on 31st May 2012 at Preiskel & Co LLP 5 Fleet Place, London, EC4M 7RD. For further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com the full programme is: 2pm — Registration 2.10pm — Panel Session 1: “The Future of Handsets” Panellists: Ron Corttaar, Gigaset; Steve Watts, Yealink; Hicham Atif, Grandstream. Chair: Stephanie…Details
Preiskel & Co’s David Allen Green quoted in the Financial Times article on Ofcom Launching Sky News Probe
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