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
Rehman...is '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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