Ami Sodha is an associate in the Data & Technology Transactions Practice in Latham & Watkins’ London office.

Ms. Sodha advises clients across a broad range of sectors including private equity, venture capital, financial services, technology, health care, and social media on matters relating to commercial contracts, intellectual property licensing, and data privacy advice.

Ms. Sodha’s experience includes advising:

  • atai Life Sciences, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company aiming to transform the treatment of mental health disorders, in its strategic investment in Beckley Psytech Limited, a private clinical-stage biotechnology company dedicated to transforming short-duration psychedelics into effective and rapid-acting medicines for neuropsychiatric conditions
  • Farfetch on its sale to Greenoaks and Coupang via a UK pre-pack administration process, as well as the negotiation of a committed first lien delayed draw term loan facility of up to US$500 million
  • Carton Group, a portfolio company of Waterland, in its acquisition of Wrapology, a UK-based manufacturer of luxury packaging solutions
  • PSG Equity in its acquisition of 4me, a service management platform
  • StrikeX, a company developing financial products and services utilising blockchain technology, on the £2.8m strategic investment by, and partnership with, CMC Markets
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals in the acquisition of VectivBio, a Switzerland-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for gastrointestinal conditions
  • Cadence Design Systems, Inc. on its acquisition of Future Facilities, a leading provider of electronics cooling analysis and energy performance optimization solutions for data center design and operations
  • NAMSA on its acquisition of Perfectus Biomed Group, a microbiology testing services provider for a variety of health care sectors 
  • Behrman Capital on the acquisition by Shur-Co of Dawbarn & Sons Limited, a business specializing in commercial vehicle sheeting systems
  • A large semiconductor company on a multibillion-dollar purchase of a UK technology company on commercial contracts, IP, IT, and data protection due diligence
  • A leading consultancy firm on its global privacy impact assessment process to ensure compliance with data protection laws in order to minimize privacy and security risks
  • Various clients on commercial contracts and intellectual property due diligence matters throughout the life cycle of M&A transactions
  • Various clients in connection with UK and EU GDPR compliance and data protection gap analysis, policies, and procedures

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, Holborn
  • LLB (with French Law), University of Bristol

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French