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Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Technology, media & telecommunications dominate many aspects of today's business environment and require highly specialised legal advice.

Technology, media and telecommunications dominate our economy. Technological advancements, social media, new media, internet and online businesses continue to thrive. At the same time, legal challenges are on the rise. The more complex our technology-driven businesses become, the more important it is to have experienced specialists at your side. Our technology, media and telecommunications law team is best placed to provide advice on the whole range of legal issues that may arise in these complex industries.

We assist our clients on the full range of software contracts and regularly advise on outsourcing projects, as well as M&A transactions and joint ventures in the IT industry. Furthermore, we advise and represent telecommunication companies, cable network providers as well as social media and internet providers.

General areas of the Bär & Karrer technology, media & telecommunications practice include:

  • All types of IT-related contracts
  • Outsourcing and software development contracts
  • Social media and new media
  • Mobile applications
  • M&A transactions and joint ventures
  • Compliance with telecommunications law
  • Proceedings before, and notices to, telecommunications authorities
  • Proceedings before media oversight bodies

We had a very good impression of the team.

Client in Chambers Europe 2016

The technical skills of the team members are awesome.

Source in Chambers 2021

They are reliable, reactive and provide an excellent service whenever you need them.

Legal 500 2021

The best firm in the areas of Sport and TMT in Switzerland, and a reference worldwide.

Source in Chambers 2021

The team’s technical level is extraordinary, as well as the lawyers’ knowledge about the TMT business, not only about legal stuff.

Legal 500 2021

Highly efficient and professional TMT practice.

Legal 500 2021

Experts demonstrate deep knowledge and provide punctual legal advice in a timely manner.

Legal 500 2020

Their service delivery is also perfect: reliable, on time, and business-minded.

Client in Chambers Europe 2020

Provides high-level knowledge and attention to detail.

Legal 500 2020

The team is very motivated, polite and willing always to help.

Legal 500 2020

Their advice is very commercial and oriented to the client.

Source in Chambers Europe 2020

Bär & Karrer’s team is highly professional and responsive.

Legal 500 2020

Multi-lingual Switzerland-wide presence.

Chambers Europe 2016

I would highlight the strong technical quality of its lawyers and the meticulousness in the work they do.

Client in Chambers Europe 2018

Quick understanding, great experience in international matters and unique arbitration and litigation expertise.

Legal 500 2018

Acclaimed media and sports law practice, also offering expertise in the telecoms sector.

Chambers Europe 2016

True TMT specialists.

Chambers Europe 2018

We had a very good impression of the team.

Client in Chambers Europe 2016

The technical skills of the team members are awesome.

Source in Chambers 2021

Ranked as leading by Leaders League.

Leaders League 2020

Ranked as leading by Leaders League.

Leaders League 2020

Ranked as leading by Leaders League.

Leaders League 2020

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