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Digital Infrastructure Lawyers

There is no doubt that the global pandemic has accelerated the emergence of digital infrastructure as a distinct asset class. The shift towards remote working has seen an unprecedented number of technological advances happen almost overnight, with the pace of digitalisation increasing in line with a growing demand for connectivity.

For private equity investors and telecoms companies, the rise of the smart city offers limitless chances to buy, sell and finance digital infrastructure assets.

BDB Pitmans is on hand to help you navigate the challenges (and opportunities) presented by a rapidly changing landscape.

Our Digital Infrastructure practice comprises of a specialist team of lawyers drawn from various areas across the firm, including Corporate, Commercial, Employment, Immigration, Real Estate, Litigation, Information Law and Data Protection.

We work in genuine partnership with our colleagues and our clients to provide innovative legal solutions. Our digital infrastructure lawyers can guide you through the complex, unusual and the everyday, working collaboratively to meet your goals.

Boasting a wealth of technical and regulatory knowledge, we provide a one stop-shop for investors, developers and operators seeking to manage assets in fast moving areas including 5G, fibre and broadband, and data centres.

We also have a specialist private equity team dedicated to digital infrastructure investments. They have advised on numerous investments in the UK, in both fibre and broadband.

Why choose BDB Pitmans digital infrastructure lawyers?

  • 1 One of the UK’s largest infrastructure planning teams

    BDB Pitmans offers exceptional depth and breadth of expertise across all aspects of infrastructure planning. Due to the size of our team, we are able to take on multiple digital infrastructure projects simultaneously while ensuring each gets the necessary care and attention – something few other firms can match.

  • 2 Independently recognised as leading experts in infrastructure planning law

    We are ranked Tier 1 for Public Sector Infrastructure by leading client guide the Legal 500. Several of our team are independently recognised as Leading Individuals and Next Generation Partners.

  • 3 100% success rate with Development Consent Orders

    Our team have a 100% success rate with securing Development Consent Orders for the projects we have worked on. We have earned a reputation as industry leaders, able to effectively navigate the regime under the most challenging circumstances.

  • 4 Industry thought leaders helping to shape national policy

    BDB Pitmans is at the cutting edge of infrastructure planning policy. Our team includes the Elected Board Chair of the National Infrastructure Planning Association and members of the Planning and Environmental Committee of the Law Society.

Our digital infrastructure lawyers’ projects

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Comprehensive expertise for all types of digital infrastructure projects

Full fibre

Full fibre, Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) or Fibre to the Home (FTTH) is the number one solution for companies seeking to future-proof their businesses long past the Great Switch Off in 2025. The pandemic has made fibre a priority. With video conferencing, entertainment streaming and gaming more popular than ever, consumer appetite is at an all-time high.

For investors seeking to capitalise on the rapid growth in this sector, BDB Pitmans is on hand to provide advice for companies dealing with complex regulation and planning issues ahead of fibre roll-out.

5G

Ultra-high-speed, ultra-high reliability 5G cellular networks represent a next-generation wireless communication protocol that promises to transform the way we live and offers opportunities for revenue growth in the process. With over 25 billion connected devices expected by 2025, 5G will hold the key to critical infrastructure applications across the world.

BDB Pitmans’ in-depth understanding of the marketplace and emerging technologies makes us the ideal law firm to have on your side in the increasingly competitive wireless sector.

Speak to our digital infrastructure lawyers about how we can help you

To discuss how our digital infrastructure lawyers can help you, please get in touch.

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