Michael Czarnota is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Czarnota’s practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and emerging companies matters.

Mr. Czarnota's experience includes advising:

  • ZeroNorth A/S, a portfolio company of PSG Equity, on the acquisition of Alpha Ori Technologies, a Singapore-based developer of advanced technology for the shipping industry
  • The sellers in relation to the sale of OilX Ltd, a London-based oil data analytics and market intelligence provider, to Energy Aspects, a portfolio company of Summit Partners
  • Hoxton Ventures on its £4.9 million investment in Artickl’s £6 million seed financing round
  • PSG Equity on the acquisition of Visit Group, a Sweden-based hospitality technology company
  • Octopus Ventures as lead investor in Pivotal’s £4.5 million seed round
  • Azora Capital, on its US$13.5 million strategic minority stake in Abatable, a carbon procurement and market intelligence platform for the voluntary carbon market
  • Epiris on the acquisition of LoneStar Group, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-performance fasteners, sealing products, precision-engineered components, and pipeline packages for the world’s industrial and energy markets
  • Vivo Energy, a subsidiary of Vitol, on the acquisition of a 74% stake in Engen, a South Africa-based company that refines crude oil and markets petroleum and related products
  • Solicitation agent on Ukraine’s US$20 billion debt restructuring and consent solicitations relating to its outstanding Eurobonds and GDP-linked securities

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • LPC, BPP Law School
  • GDL, City University of London
  • BSc in Politics & Philosophy, London School of Economics and Political Science

Languages Spoken

  • English