Emily Smith is an associate in the Corporate Department of the London office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Smith handles a broad range of corporate matters, including cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations, and general corporate matters.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Smith practiced at a top tier Australian law firm and spent time seconded to a leading Australian oil and gas company as legal counsel.

Ms. Smith’s experience includes advising: 

  • Saudi government-owned media company on its subscription for 43.69% of the issued share capital in the largest free to air television and media company in Greece 
  • Santos Limited on its merger with Oil Search Limited, by way of a scheme of arrangement*
  • Senex Energy Limited on the sale of its South Australian resources portfolio and related businesses to Beach Energy Limited*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Queensland (Australia)


  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law, 2018
  • Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland, Australia, 2017

Languages Spoken

  • English