Claudia Sousa

  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom

Claudia Sousa is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Data & Technology Transactions Practice.

Ms. Sousa advises clients across a range of sectors including private equity, financial services, social media, entertainment, sports & media, technology, and telecoms in connection with:

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

Ms. Sousa is the current London Head of the First Generation Professionals Group.

Ms. Sousa’s experience includes advising:

Commercial Contracts and Intellectual Property
  • Facebook Inc, on the acquisition of Deeptide Limited, a British artificial intelligence startup
  • Facebook Inc, on the acquisition of Mapillary Inc, a Swedish based mapping platform
  • Onex Corporation on its €3.75 billion acquisition of SIG Combibloc Group AG, the second largest provider of aseptic carton packaging globally
  • Raven Capital Management LLC on its acquisition of David Ian Productions, the world leading musical theater producer
  • Silver Lake in respect of its US$500m minority investment in City Football Group, the owner of soccer clubs including Manchester City FC
  • Amulet Capital on its acquisition of Open Health LLP, a multidisciplinary health communications and market access group
Data Protection
  • A leading technology company on cross-border data sharing in relation to its app
  • A Hong Kong-based international gaming company on its global privacy compliance, including with respect to the GDPR
  • A leading social media company in China on a complex GDPR compliance project relating to its data sharing arrangements
  • A leading global consultancy firm on its privacy impact assessment process to minimize privacy and security risks and achieve compliance with global privacy laws for new systems and tools
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