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Varsha Srinivasan

Senior Associate

Varsha specialises in technology and digital law.

Her practice is focused on strategic technology and digital infrastructure transactions, including telecoms and tech-driven M&A, carve-outs, business separations, joint ventures and collaborations. She regularly advises on operational separation and transition issues, intellectual property and data protection as part of complex M&A transactions, as well as on standalone outsourcing and digital transformation projects.

She has significant experience drafting and negotiating complex commercial contracts, including key offtake agreements, services agreements, licensing agreements, and supply and distribution agreements. Varsha acts for enterprise, private equity and government clients across a variety of industries, including telecommunications, software, insurance, and financial services. Prior to joining our London office, Varsha was based in Sydney and part of our APAC corporate practice, advising on cross-border M&A and technology matters.

Experience

Representative matters

EQT Infrastructure on its proposed EUR3.4bn acquisition of a 60% stake in a newly created company which will own and operate the Italian telecom provider Wind Tre's mobile and fixed network. 

Direct Line Insurance Group plc, on the technology, data and separation aspects of the sale of its brokered commercial insurance business lines to RSA Insurance Limited. 

Singtel on its AUD1.9bn sale of a 70% stake in its Australian Tower Company to AustralianSuper. 

Ayalaland Logistics Holdings Corp., a Philippine Stock Exchange-listed corporation and leading industrial real estate company in the Philippines, on its joint venture partnership with Flow Digital

Pro bono

Assisting the Malala Fund with a global research project on women’s rights to education.

Advising Local Aboriginal Land Councils in New South Wales, Australia on a commercial, property law, employment and native title issues.

Qualifications

Admissions

New South Wales, Australia, 2017

Academic

Juris Doctor, University of Sydney, 2016
Disclaimer
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.