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Ara Margossian


Ara is one of the region's leading practitioners in the telecoms, media and technology sectors.

He has extensive experience advising clients on strategic corporate, commercial and regulatory projects.

He’s been involved in some of the most high-profile transactions in the TMT space in Australia, the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. This work includes projects on wireless technologies, fibre networks, undersea cables, structural separation, MVNOs, network sharing and interconnection, as well as competition law and regulatory clearance matters.

Ara’s current practice focuses on corporate and commercial transactions that support the delivery of large-scale telecoms infrastructure projects, including next generation access networks, intercity and long-haul terrestrial networks, undersea cable systems and next generation satellite systems. He’s collaborated with clients on the design and implementation of regulatory models for wholesale access to these networks.

He also has extensive experience on various technologies that are driving the fourth industrial revolution, such as 5G networks, IoT, big data and complex platforms. His key projects have sought to deliver and integrate these technologies at scale.

Ara is recognised as a leading practitioner in the TMT space in Who’s Who Legal (Data), Chambers Asia-Pacific and Best Lawyers (Telecommunications Law and Regulatory Practice). He was also recently nominated by TMT Finance as one of Asia’s Top 10 Legal Advisors in TMT M+A and Investment.

Ara joined Webb Henderson in September 2009 and became a partner in April 2010. Prior to joining Webb Henderson, he practiced in the Competition and Regulation Group at Gilbert + Tobin.