Given that the purpose of publishing the international legal guide of TELELAWS is to make therefrom a unique avenue to the leading top tier international law firms (the “Local Contributors“) for the purpose of providing clients with a high level of legal services, and taking into account the nature of the cross-border transactions, contribution to TELELAWS is generally by invitation. However, in order for a law firm to be considered for the contribution to TELELAWS, such law firm must meet the following criteria:
- be one of the leading top tier law firms in their jurisdiction, preferably according to IFLR 1000, Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal, and/or Chambers & Partners; and
- have extensive credentials in the telecoms, media and information technology sectors.
TELELAWS Local Contributors have been granted, subject to the provisions of the local contribution agreement, an exclusive right contribute to TELELAWS in specific jurisdiction(s) by publishing a brief guide to telecoms, media and information technology laws in such jurisdiction(s) covering the subjects referred to in the webpage of Who we are.
- Lefèvre Pelletier & Associés in Algeria;
- Mkono & Co. in association with SNR DENTON in Burundi;
- Kaplan & Stratton in Kenya;
- Aluko & Oyebode in Nigeria;
- Mkono & Co. in association with SNR DENTON in Tanzania;
- AF Mpanga Advocates in Uganda; and
- Musa Dudhia and Co., a member of ALN, in Zambia.
- Charles Russell Speechlys in Bahrain;
- Soliman, Hashish & Partners in Egypt; and
- Charles Russell Speechlys in Qatar.