Nara Yoo is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Data & Technology Transactions Practice.
Mr. Yoo advises clients from a broad range of sectors, including private equity, social media, entertainment, sports, and media, consumer products, financial, information technology, telecoms, and healthcare and life sciences in connection with:
- Global data privacy matters
- Commercial contracts
- Diligence of private equity and venture capital transactions
- Intellectual property
Mr. Yoo trained in the firm’s London office, gaining a broad range of experience in corporate M&A, equity capital markets, structured finance and cross-border OTC derivative transactions, white collar defense, and complex commercial litigation.
Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Yoo was also a member of Samsung legal team in Korea for more than four years, where he advised on legal issues in advancing the new business model following Samsung SDS's transition from IT outsourcing to IT solution & service, including advising on GDPR compliance for cross-border products and building a prototype contract review automation tool.
Mr. Yoo also served as a military officer in Korea, for which he was awarded several commendations for meritorious service. His experience included assisting the Korean Organising Committee in its contract negotiations for the 2015 Korea Military World Games.