Thomas JonesPartner at Bird & Bird
Thomas is a telecommunications and regulatory lawyer with more than 20 years' experience advising some of the largest communications and technology clients in the Asia Pacific, and globally.
He is Co-Head of the firm's global Satellites and Space Activities Group and a member of the global Tech and Comms Steering Group. At Bird & Bird, he is at the forefront of developments in 5G, emerging technologies, virtual networks, integrated communications and LEO satellites. Where law is just evolving or technologies are novel, Thomas uses his creative problem-solving skills to plot a trajectory with clients to achieve their desired outcomes. Thomas has also been recognised as a 'star' by independent research company, Acritas, based on clients' feedback and ranked in Chambers Asia Pacific.
His communications and technology clients include some of the largest carriers, service providers and equipment suppliers in the Asia Pacific region and span fixed, mobile and satellite (geostationary and low earth orbit) networks.
Thomas is also an experienced competition partner with particular expertise in infrastructure access, merger control and general competition law issues. He is the founder and conductor of the Sydney Lawyers Orchestra.