If At First You Don’t Succeed - Vodafone Seeks Legal Review Against ComReg Regarding The Spectrum Held By Three Post Three/O2 Merger

Author:Ms Helen Kelly and Nina Cummins

On 13 October 2014, Vodafone commenced judicial review proceedings in the Irish High Court against ComReg aimed at requiring ComReg to consider the effect of the Three/O2 merger on Three's spectrum holding. Proceedings were transferred at the end of 2014 from the Irish High Court to the Commercial Court - a fast track forum for resolution of legal disputes. Mobile network operators, Three and Meteor Mobile Communications Limited ("Meteor") are 'notice parties' entitling them to receive copies of the relevant court papers and participate in the proceedings.  The case was...

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