Malika Sajdik is an associate in the Hong Kong office of Latham & Watkins, and a member of the firm’s Data & Technology Transactions Practice.

Ms. Sajdik’s experience covers:

  • Data privacy, with particular experience advising on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and GDPR compliance
  • Large scale technology, private equity, and merger and acquisition transactions
  • Commercial contracts
  • Blockchain

Prior to joining Latham's Hong Kong office, Ms. Sajdik was a member of the firm’s Data & Technology Transactions Practice in London. During this time, Ms. Sajdik completed a secondment in the firm’s Hong Kong office where she primarily worked on complex private and public merger and acquisition transactions.

Ms. Sajdik’s experience includes advising:

  • A variety of multinational clients on compliance with the GDPR, including with regards to transparency notices, data subject access requests, and data transfer solutions
  • A global professional services firm on its endeavor to run a “best-in-class” privacy impact assessment (PIA) program globally
  • A global payment services provider on data privacy and intellectual property issues related to the launch of a global permissioned blockchain digital currency
  • A variety of private equity clients on complex commercial, data privacy, and intellectual property issues arising in the context of private equity and merger and acquisition transactions
  • A global pharmaceuticals company on the management of their global IP portfolio

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)

Education

  • Legal Practice Course, BPP University, 2015
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP University, 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sinology, University of Vienna, 2014
  • Master in Austrian Law/Magister Iuris, University of Vienna, 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Russian