Debaditya Datta

Debaditya Datta

Baker & McKenzie London Services Ltd.


Debaditya is a senior associate in the London Corporate Group. He joined the firm in 2022 and has over seven years experience with a leading law firm in India. He has spent time on secondment to JP Morgan, London and Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, Tokyo.

Practice Focus

Debaditya advises large corporates and financial investors on cross-border M&A and private equity transactions, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Wilbur-Ellis on the merger of its life sciences and specialty chemicals business "Connel" with Caldic B.V., owned by Advent International, to create a leading global solutions distribution platform with combined sales of EUR 3 billion.
  • Advised the Olayan Group as a co-investor of Brookfield on its GBP 2.2 billion cash acquisition of payments solutions provider, Network International Holdings plc.
  • Advised Jain Irrigation on the merger of its international irrigation business with Temasek-owned Rivulis Pte Ltd., to create a global irrigation and climate leader with USD 750 million in revenues.
  • Advised leading European corporations on their exit from the Russian market, including advising on multiple transaction structures, both "friendly" and "unfriendly" transactions, governmental commission strategies and seizures of target businesses by the Russian Government in the context of a live M&A process.
  • Advised ADQ on its USD 100 million investment in Horizon Environment & Climate Solutions, Goldman Sachs' inaugural direct private markets strategy dedicated to investing in climate and environmental solutions.
  • Advised North Wall Capital on its acquisition of share warrants and share options in connection with debt financing for the Olsam Group to acquire and aggregate Amazon brands.
  • Advised the Zedra Group on its acquisition of LJ Fiduciary and Alvarium Private Office, a global provider of trust, corporate and fiduciary services to private clients, entrepreneurs, family offices and their enterprises.
  • Advised Santa Fe Intressenter AB on the sale of its global mobility relocation business to the Mobilitas Group.
  • Advised Alithya Group on its acquisition of Datum UK, a leader in IP enabled digital transformation services for data rich insurers and other regulated entities such as state governments.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa


  • England & Wales (Solicitor)~United Kingdom (2024)
  • India (2013)


  • University of Oxford (MSc in Law and Finance) (2017)
  • Gujarat National Law University (BA/LL.B. Hons, Distinction) (2013)


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Bengali