Amber Louise Tope is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Corporate Department.

Ms. Tope advises clients on a wide range of corporate matters, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and general corporate matters.

Prior to qualification, Ms. Tope trained in the firm’s London office, gaining experience in private equity, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged finance, funds finance, and complex commercial litigation matters. Ms. Tope also spent time on secondment to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners where she assisted on a range of international corporate transactions.

Ms. Tope’s experience includes advising:

  • Urbaser, a world leader in environmental solutions owned by Platinum Equity, on the sale of its UK business to FCC Servicios Medio Ambiente, a leading waste management operator 
  • Platinum Equity on its acquisition of premium rum blending specialist E&A Scheer, the largest global blender and vendor of premium rum in bulk, from The Riverside Company
  • GTCR on its acquisition of Once For All, a leading compliance and supply chain management software provider, from Warburg Pincus
  • L Catterton on its investment in the Series A financing of Forte Organics Ltd, a vegan, cruelty-free skincare brand
  • TA Associates on its acquisition of MRH Trowe, a leading German insurance broker and consolidation platform
  • Energy Capital Partners on the £1.3 billion acquisition of Biffa plc, the UK's leading waste management company
  • Goldman Sachs Asset Management on the investment in Phytech Ltd, a digital farming automation and data provider
  • Goldman Sachs Asset Management on the acquisition of Clear Group, a UK-based commercial insurance broker
  • The Carlyle Group on the acquisition of Altadia Group, the largest global manufacturer of intermediate products for ceramic tile production
  • Moonbug Entertainment, an industry-leading global children’s entertainment company, on its acquisition by Next Generation Media Company, a Blackstone-backed portfolio company led by leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs
  • Hellman & Friedman on the c. €15 billion GP-led secondary / fund-to-fund transfer of its controlling interest in the Verisure Securitas Direct group, a leading European provider of professionally monitored home alarm systems with 24/7 response services offered through its Securitas Direct and Verisure brands
  • CVC Capital Partners on the acquisition of Ethniki Insurance from the National Bank of Greece
  • Ares on the sale of Farrow & Ball, an iconic paint and wallpaper brand with a 75-year British heritage, to Hempel Group

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • LPC, BPP Law School
  • LLB, University of Nottingham
    Upper Second Class Honours

Languages Spoken

  • English