Although Ted Mercer’s name is often associated with communications and the media industries he has a general practice which covers not just telecommunications and technology start ups but also more general litigation in the commercial and property litigation fields.


He has been in the telecommunications section of the Chambers Guide since it began and in recent years he has been associated with large scale litigation against the Government and large telecommunications operators on behalf of smaller and more innovative players.


He is known for his work concerning construction of systems and the Electronic Communications Code.


A speciality has been communication start ups and their regulatory problems.


He has worked in big firms (Taylor Wessing for 14 years) and he has worked in smaller firms including the one where he met the founders of Maddox Legal.

Out of work he enjoys clay pigeon shooting and walking both his dogs.