Elliot Brownlee is an associate in the Corporate Department of the London office of Latham & Watkins. 

He advises private equity funds and strategic investors on cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations, and general corporate matters. 

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Brownlee practiced at a top tier New Zealand law firm.

Mr. Brownlee’s experience includes advising: 

  • Whirlpool Corporation on its joint venture with Arçelik A.Ş as part of its global portfolio transformation
  • An Asian investor on their equity investment in a European-headquartered manufacturer of battery materials and speciality chemicals
  • Quantum Energy Partners on its investment in Ardersier Port and its proposed redevelopment into an energy transition facility to serve offshore wind and other energy projects
  • Mataura Valley Milk on its 75% acquisition by The a2 Milk Company*
  • Lightspeed POS Inc., on its US$350 million acquisition of Vend*
  • EQT Infrastructure IV Fund on its NZ$1.28 billion acquisition of NZX-listed Metlifecare by way of a scheme of arrangement* 

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • New Zealand (Solicitor-Barrister)


  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Otago, 2018
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Otago, 2018

Languages Spoken

  • English