Ms. Longster advises clients from a broad range of sectors, including private equity, social media, entertainment, sports, and media, consumer products, travel, financial, information technology, telecoms, and healthcare and life sciences in connection with:

  • Commercial contracts
  • Intellectual property licensing
  • Global data privacy matters (with particular experience advising on European data privacy legislation, including the GDPR
  • E-commerce
  • Diligence of private equity and venture capital transactions.

Ms. Longster trained in the firm’s London office, gaining experience in acquisition and leveraged finance, and corporate M&A and private equity transactions, in addition to the Data & Technology Transactions Practice. Miss Longster also spent time on secondment to The Carlyle Group where she assisted on a range of private equity M&A transactions globally.

Ms. Longster’s experience includes advising:

  • Facebook in relation to data privacy matters globally, including in relation to strategic acquisitions
  • A leading consultancy firm on its global privacy impact assessment process to ensure compliance with data privacy laws
  • A digital technology company in relation to its compliance with the GDPR
  • Silver Lake Partners on its substantial minority investment into IVC Evidensia group, the leading European veterinary care provider
  • Easybrain, a leading mobile game developer with a core focus on puzzle and logic games, in its acquisition by Embracer Group
  • Blackstone Infrastructure Partners on the acquisition by a consortium, including Blackstone Infrastructure Partners, of Applegreen plc
  • Farfetch in relation to their acquisition of certain intellectual property from Opening Ceremony, an American multi-brand retailer
  • Various clients on the negotiation of transitional service agreements
  • On a pro bono basis in relation to the protection of intellectual property rights
  • On a pro bono basis in relation to the drafting and negotiation of numerous commercial contracts across a range of sectors

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)

Education

  • LPC, BPP Law School, 2016
  • MA in Law, BPP Law School, 2016
    Distinction
  • BA (Law), University of Bristol, 2014