Kyla Santaella

Kyla Santaella

Banking Legal Tech Counsel

Kyla specialises in providing advice, support and training in relation to the use of legal tech and related legal issues. 
She has particular expertise in the use of electronic signatures, the creation of virtual signing policies, implementation of electronic signing platforms as well as deal platforms, document automation, data extraction projects and the use of cloud-based technologies.



Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2007


BA (Hons) Econ, University of Manchester, 2002

GDPL, College of Law, Chester, 2003

LPC, Oxford Institute of Legal Practice 2004

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.