Renae Lattey is a partner in the mergers and acquisitions practice in the Melbourne office of King & Wood Mallesons, specialising in telecommunications, commercial projects and regulated access.
Renae advises telcos on regulatory and commercial issues, including all aspects of regulated access and large commercial contracts. She co-led the King & Wood Mallesons team advising Telstra on its national broadband network negotiations with the Australian government and has advised Telstra on operational separation, T3, roaming arrangements, inter-operator arrangements, spectrum licensing and renewal, cable capacity arrangements, numbering and other technical regulation, and on its large supply contracts.
Renae has acted for major telcos in Singapore, Malaysia, New Zealand, the UK and Europe, and has also been involved in World Bank telecommunications projects in developing countries.
Renae has been named by leading international survey Best Lawyers as ‘Telecommunications Lawyer of the Year’ for 2012. Renae has also been identified in The Legal 500 (2011) as offering ‘quality, commerciality and absolute dedication’, and is listed in Who’s Who Legal: Telecoms & Media (2014) and in The Legal Media Group Guide to the World’s Leading Technology, Media & Telecommunications Lawyers as one of the outstanding practitioners in the field of telecoms. She was awarded the TMT award at Euromoney’s 2013 Australasia Women in Business Awards. In the 2015 edition of The Legal 500, Renae is praised for her ‘deep knowledge of radio communications regulation’.