Tony Ballard is recognised as a leading broadcasting lawyer and telecommunications lawyer by the independent legal directories. As a prominent figure in communications law, he has extensive experience in the provision of electronic communication networks and the distribution of content over them. He has particular expertise in digital media and broadcasting, telecommunications, spectrum management, gambling and copyright.
Tony Ballard is a “quality lawyer with a long pedigree in the TV sector”
Chambers UK, 2011
Tony’s clients include major television broadcasters, satellite operators, fixed and mobile telecommunications operators, film producers and distributors, government bodies and other organisations.
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He is a Member of the Royal Television Society, an Arbitrator on the international panel of the Independent Film & Television Alliance and Chairman of the UK branch of the European Centre for Space Law.
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Tony joined Harbottle & Lewis in 2007 having previously been a Partner at Field Fisher Waterhouse and, earlier, at Allison & Humphreys.
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Harbottle & Lewis LLP's Tony Ballard focuses on the satellite broadcasting sector, advising clients such as Telenor and ANO TV Novosti on contractual and regulatory matters.
Tony Ballard is a “quality lawyer with a long pedigree in the TV sector”.
Leading individual in TMT: IT and Telecoms
Recognised in the Legal Experts Guide 2012 in IT and Telecoms.
Practical Law Company, plc Which Lawyer? Recommended for TMT: Media and TMT: Telecommunications.