Elva Cullen

  • Associate
  • Eelva.cullen@lw.com
  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
  • T +44.20.7710.1000


Elva Cullen is an associate in the Data & Technology Transactions Practice of Latham & Watkins' London office.

Ms. Cullen has experience in intellectual property, information technology, and commercial contracts, and providing strategic specialist advice on M&A and private equity transactions. She also has significant experience in large-scale, multi-jurisdictional transactions with a tech focus.


Ms. Cullen’s experience includes advising:

  • The carve-out and acquisition of a European vacation rental business and related online platforms involving a detailed review of the material commercial contracts, advice on splitting the contracts, and the papering of the broad range of transitional services to be provided
  • The carve-out and acquisition of an international fintech platform involving advice on the transfer of and relevant structure for holding core IP
  • The acquisition of a digital healthcare platform involving advice on the status of the core IP, an analysis of the material commercial contracts, and advice on relevant consumer law
  • The carve-out and sale of the UK business of a major gambling and entertainment business involving an in-depth analysis of the material commercial contracts, relevant consumer law, and the core technology, including the related contracts and IP
  • The sale of an entertainment technology business involving reviewing and advising on the future implications of complicated licensing provisions

Thought Leadership

  • EU Platform-to-Business Regulation Enters Into Force -  July 29, 2020
  • Copyright, Competition, and Controversy: Press Publishers’ Right under the Copyright Directive -  June 26, 2020
  • Online Marketplace Liability: Court of Justice of the European Union Ruling in Coty v. Amazon -  June 09, 2020
  • What Does Brexit Mean for the Copyright Directive in the UK? -  February 05, 2020
Bar Qualification
  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, 2012
  • LLM, University College London, 2011
  • Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL), University College Dublin, 2009
  • Maîtrise en Droit, Université Paris II, Panthéon-Assas, 2009
  • Entertainment, Sports & Media
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Technology
  • Video Gaming & Esports
  • Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure
  • Technology Transactions
  • Payments & Emerging Financial Services
  • Emerging Companies
  • Private Equity
  • Entertainment, Sports & Media