Photo taken in London, United Kingdom
Press Release

Latham & Watkins Further Strengthens Finance Team With Addition of Experienced Banking Partner in London

April 19, 2022
Arrival of Tania Bedi reinforces the firm's position as a leading international finance practice.

Latham & Watkins is pleased to announce that Tania Bedi has joined the London office as a partner in the Banking Practice. Highly regarded in her field, Bedi’s practice focuses on international bank and debt financing matters, with a particular emphasis on leveraged buyouts, acquisition finance, telecoms finance, bridge-to-bond financing, and general banking transactions.

“We are delighted to welcome Tania to the firm,” said Stephen Kensell, Office Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins’ London office. “Tania brings a wealth of experience to the practice and she will add significant depth to our multi-disciplinary team. Her reputation further consolidates our position in London and Europe in banking, acquisition finance, and structured transactions work.”

Bedi is widely known for her expertise and track record working on complex, cross-border transactions, including advising leading corporate borrowers, private equity sponsors, and lenders on some of the market’s most significant syndicated, bilateral, secured and unsecured financings.

“By combining market-leading lender and sponsor side capabilities with a market-leading high yield practice, Latham has the unique ability to seamlessly transition between all forms of senior and subordinated loan, bond, and hybrid capital structures,” added London partner Ross Anderson, who serves as the Global Vice Chair of the firm’s Banking Practice. “Tania is an accomplished banking partner and a strong team player, and her experience advising on cutting-edge transactions will be an asset to our global client base. Her arrival marks another milestone in the growth of our capabilities and she will add substantial additional firepower to our global practice.”

“The firm has unparalleled experience representing corporate borrowers, private equity firms, lenders, and private debt funds in structuring and executing innovative financings across industries and global markets,” said Jeffrey Chenard, Global Chair of Latham’s Finance Department. “Tania’s broad client base knits well with the firm’s, and we are excited to welcome her to the team.”

Bedi received her BA from the University of Delhi, and a BA (Tripos) and MA, LLB from Downing College, University of Cambridge. She was formerly a partner at Ropes & Gray.

About Latham & Watkins 

Latham & Watkins delivers innovative solutions to complex legal and business challenges around the world. From a global platform, our lawyers advise clients on market-shaping transactions, high-stakes litigation and trials, and sophisticated regulatory matters. Latham is one of the world’s largest providers of pro bono services, steadfastly supports initiatives designed to advance diversity within the firm and the legal profession, and is committed to exploring and promoting environmental sustainability. 

Notes to Editors 

Latham & Watkins operates worldwide as a limited liability partnership organized under the laws of the State of Delaware (USA) with affiliated limited liability partnerships conducting the practice in France, Hong Kong, Italy, Singapore, and the United Kingdom and as an affiliated partnership conducting the practice in Japan. Latham & Watkins operates in Israel through a limited liability company. Latham & Watkins operates in South Korea as a Foreign Legal Consultant Office. Latham & Watkins works in cooperation with the Law Firm of Salman M. Al-Sudairi, a limited liability company, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.