Daniel is a co-founder of Preiskel & Co and has over 20 years’ experience working in the telecoms, media and technology sectors, advising across the globe. He has been ranked for over 15 years in major independent research guides as one of the world’s leading communications lawyers.
He is particularly recognised for commercial and regulatory work in the UK and overseas. He also advises various clients (including a major Korean handset manufacturer) on international investments and acquisitions as well as on major privatisations. Recent work includes advising a group of mobile operators and content providers in reversing a decision of a European telecoms regulator. He has recently been advising Japanese and Middle Eastern mobile network operators on MVNOs as well as advising a range of MVNOs & MVNAs in various continents. Daniel, together with his international team, typically advises companies on the legal aspects of their multi-national services, with an increasing amount of advice on cloud issues, software as a service, privacy and data retention issues.
Daniel Preiskel has chaired and is a regular speaker at prestigious international telecoms conferences and is on the Steering Committee of the MEF Privacy in Apps Programme that has attracted a fair amount of coverage in the press (www.appprivacy.net).
Daniel is a founder of the International MVNOx Association and former Vice-Chair of the IBA Communications Law Group. He is a member of and provides regulatory input to the following industry associations: ISPA, ITSPA, MEF and FCS. In addition, he and his team have advised the Spanish Chamber of Commerce and some of their member companies from a cross section of industries.
Previous experience includes working as an investment banker in Deutsche Morgan Grenfell’s telecoms team and heading telecoms and technology departments at two City law firms. He has also worked in the European Commission’s Competition Directorate on anti-trust matters in the telecoms sector. In addition to his broad range of TMT sector clients, he advises companies in a range of sectors including gambling & gaming, retail, energy and sport.
He has a MA in law from Cambridge University (Jesus College), speaks seven languages and has passed the SFA investment banking exams.
The Chambers UK independent guide states that
“Daniel Preiskel is regarded as “the man telecoms companies turn to for strategic advice thanks to his ‘grassroots understanding of the industry’”.