Supporting a leading provider of telecommunications and digital services on a digital transformation project
VimpelCom, a leading provider of telecommunications and digital services, required a senior in-house lawyer with experience in mobile, mobile content, mobile financial services and data protection to support on a major digital transformation project.
Halebury was able to meet the client’s resourcing challenge via one of its team of experienced in-house lawyers who had extensive telecoms and fintech experience. The Halebury lawyer worked as a flexible extension of the legal team focussing on the client’s global digital transformation project to establish their personal internet platform and rebranding to VEON.
The project involved aspects of mobile, mobile content, mobile financial services and data protection and required a senior in-house lawyer with this specific skill set.
A senior in-house lawyer with telecoms and fintech expertise who was able to act as a flexible extension of the client’s in-house legal team and work with them on a completely flexible basis, extending contract in line with business and project requirements. Seniority and industry experience ensured that the Halebury lawyer was able to hit the ground running from Day 1 and immediately add value.
The legal team were awarded In-House Team of the Year at the FT Innovative Lawyer Awards 2017 during the time the Halebury lawyer supported.