Rehman Noormohamed

Partner - Head of Education & Head of Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering

I have extensive expertise in acting for UK public sector clients, private international businesses and IT consulting houses on complex and large-scale IT, communications and business transformation projects and e-commerce, cloud computing, data protection and intellectual property matters.

Tel: +44 (0)333 320 2220 Mob: +44 (0)7791 937489


My Expertise

I act for clients in the technology, media and telecoms, financial services, retail, food and drink, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, central and local government, education, health and emergency service sectors.

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I advise UK government, private international businesses and voluntary sector clients on complex and large-scale IT, communications networks (fixed, wireless/mobile and FTT-x) and business transformation projects; systems and software arrangements; data protection; e-commerce; cloud computing; digital media; intellectual property rights and commercial contracts. I also advise on EU public procurement and state aid regulations and competition law.

I am a qualified professional electronic and communications engineer and former IT consultant.

I am also a Visiting Professor of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship; an advisory board member of 'Communication Law Journal' (published by Bloomsbury Professional); a member of the International Bar Association's Technology, Communications and IP & Media committees and co-editor of an international handbook for legal practitioners, academics and regulators, entitled “Communications and Competition Law: Key issues in the Telecoms, Media and Technology Sectors” (published by Wolters Kluwer, 2015).

My recent work includes:

  • Advising on the UK’s £2.5bn superfast broadband framework programme and national state aid blanket clearance as part of the Broadband Delivery UK’s core team; connecting Devon & Somerset on the £150m Superfast Broadband Programme.
  • A £540m national voice & data communications services project for the UK’s ambulance services.
  • A£350m Transformational ICT and managed services programme for Welsh Assembly Government.
  • Advising an online sports retailer on various IT and communications network infrastructure projects as part of its international expansion.

Quotes from clients via the key legal directories include:

"Rehman Noormohamed… is a solid honest lawyer with an ability to communicate things on a practical level.  He is always extremely approachable and easy to get along with, has a style that is very practical and forthright, and is never condescending or patronising."

… "His IT knowledge and commercial background mean he can give a good sense check, offering different options. He's open and engaging, and quick to understand what clients requirements are."

Chambers & Partners UK 'extremely good' ... offering 'thorough analysis and advice’ and is 'prompt and good at looking after the client's interests while taking a balanced view'.

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