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- LLB (Hons), University of Aberdeen
- LLM, College of Europe, Belgium
- 1995 (Scotland)
- 1998 (England & Wales)
Gordon Moir, Partner
Until recently, Gordon was General Counsel and on the executive of BT Retail, the £8 billion revenue arm of BT plc, as well as having responsibility for BT's global antitrust and regulatory activity. During his ten years at BT, he secured access to markets and wholesale facilities across the world as well as dealing with a vast array of commercial, legal and regulatory matters. Gordon coordinated the antitrust and regulatory aspects of BT's demerger from AT&T in 2001 and the subsequent entry of BT into over 170 markets globally.
At BT plc, Gordon also had responsibility for engagement with regulators and antitrust officials worldwide, he interfaced with the World Economic Forum and led the Washington DC office of BT plc. He spearheaded BT's entry into many core emerging markets, in particular India.
Gordon was the youngest vice president in BT's history and has interfaced with boards and senior executives for more than ten years.
Gordon has worked on European Community state aid issues relating to incumbent telco state support, next generation broadband programmes and regional bids.
Gordon also has substantial experience in media access and IPTV, including the work on access to Sky content in the UK and the creation of new IPTV ventures. He was also heavily involved in the creation of new regulatory models, including functional and structural separation.
He is a global leader in the delivery of complex projects involving aligned legal, regulatory, public affairs and media strategies and the leading of multi disciplinary teams. He has provided strategic advice on most of the consolidations in the global telecoms sector in the last decade, either as a participant to the consolidation or as challenger.
Gordon has formed successful coalitions in many core markets. He was Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Task Force on Telecoms and ICT from 2005 to 2009, driving their work on international market access, internet policies and dispute settlement and resolution models globally, as well as internet policy.
Gordon, a graduate of Aberdeen University, has a master's degree (LLM) in advanced European Law, cum laude, from the College of Europe in Belgium. He went on to work in Brussels, Auckland and London as well as at the European Court of Justice. He also worked at the law firm of Ashursts in London on corporate finance and competition law. He has written and presented extensively on legal and regulatory matters.
He is a dual qualified solicitor in Scotland and England and Wales.
Gordon also served on the executive of GHA, one of the largest social housing landlords and factors in Europe. He championed the creation of one of the largest social broadband delivery programmes in Europe and successfully worked to reestablish the organisation following substantial challenges.
2004-2013 | Printed from the Webb Henderson Barristers and Solicitors website on May 21, 2013