Legal services

Trenches Law appoints Simon Burckhardt as non-executive director

Leading telecoms law specialist Trenches Law has announced the strategic hire of a new non-executive director, as the firm furthers its ambitions to bridge the UK’s digital divide in Multi-Dwelling Units (MDUs). The news of the significant addition to the business’ leadership team comes just days after its Code powers consultation with Ofcom was released.

Bespoke wayleave training empowers altnet’s full fibre deployment in MDUs

Multi-layered and increasingly complex to navigate, even the savviest of UK altnets don’t utilise the full potential of their Code powers — hindering their ability to negotiate effectively and overcome obstacles hampering network deployment. Explore how our personalised wayleave training and legal counsel enabled community-led altnet Lightning Fibre to overcome challenges with unresponsive landlords and accelerate their full fibre installations in MDUs with ease…

Work experience at Trenches Law offers a gateway to legal career opportunities

Proud to be at the forefront of the ever-evolving telecoms industry, it’s always a delight to welcome next-generation talent through our doors at Trenches Law. From German exchange students to local further and higher education pupils, we’ve offered a variety of young talent a deep dive into the intricate worlds of commercial and telecoms law over the years. And last month, we helped another duo from Salesian College explore their horizons. See what they got up to at HQ…

15 game-changing milestones in Trenches Law’s sixth year

It’s a time of celebration here at Trenches Law, as we mark our sixth year in the telecoms law industry. While we reflect on the milestones we’ve achieved, the exceptional talent we’ve brought on board, and the valuable partnerships we’ve formed, we are filled with gratitude for the journey so far, and eager anticipation for what’s to come.

Connecting with… Rebecca Short

Get to know more about Rebecca Short, one of our wayleave officers here at Trenches Law — including her highlights at the business, how she loves going for walks with her dog Geoffrey, and why building relationships with managing agents and freeholders makes her feel so fulfilled.

Connecting with… Sonja Momchilovikj

In this month’s employee spotlight, we’re learning more about one of our wayleave officers, Sonja Momchilovikj — who currently operates overseas in Macedonia.

Trenches Law founder joins WISPA advisory board

Sharon McDermott — the founder and managing director of Trenches Law — has been appointed as a non-exec on the advisory board of WISPA (Wireless Internet Service Providers’ Association). 

Sharon McDermott interviewed by TechBlast

Recently, our managing director and co-founder Sharon McDermott was interviewed by TechBlast – where she explored how a lifetime of breaking glass ceilings and challenging misconceptions has helped build her character, and her business. If you missed the original article, or simply fancy a catch-up, just keep reading…

Agile legal services for disruptive altnet

When ambitious network provider Digital Infrastructure emerged in the connectivity market, the team sought the legal counsel of a partner with the same level of drive and experience as them. Aware of our reputation in the telecoms industry, they came to Trenches Law…

Finance manager Lisa Hearn talks self-development for National Apprenticeship Week

To celebrate the annual National Apprenticeship Week campaign, we’re shining a light on finance manager and recently-appointed apprentice, Lisa Hearn.

Sharing more on her career path and skills progression to-date, as well as insight into what being an apprentice at Trenches Law entails, she offers some crucial perspective on the topic of self-development…