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Laila Delimustafic


New York

Metjahic Laila
Laila Delimustafic


New York

​Laila is an associate in the Litigation Group of Allen & Overy’s New York Office. Laila's practice focuses on internal and regulatory investigations and complex commercial disputes.

News & insights

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Publications: 29 JULY 2021

Lukas Rengier and Fabian Kolf contribute chapters to Lexology's Private Antitrust Litigation 2022

Lukas Rengier and Fabian Kolf, members of our global antitrust team based in Hamburg, have contributed two chapters to the latest (2022) edition of Lexology Getting The Deal Through's Private…

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Publications: 28 JULY 2021

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission’s recent regulatory enforcement trends

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has recently published its annual report for the period dated April 2020 to March 2021 (the 2020/2021 Period). The report takes a look back at the…

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News: 22 JULY 2021

Sapna W. Palla joins Allen & Overy’s U.S. intellectual property litigation practice

Allen & Overy today announced that Sapna W. Palla has joined the firm as a partner in its intellectual property litigation practice, based in New York. Sapna joins from Wiggin & Dana LLP, where she…

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Publications: 06 JULY 2021

Vienna International Arbitral Centre launches new investment arbitration and mediation rules

With effect from 1 July 2021, the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (the VIAC) has new specialised VIAC Rules of Investment Arbitration (Vienna Investment Arbitration Rules) and the VIAC Rules of…

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New York

Allen & Overy LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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​Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2019


J.D., magna cum laude, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2018 

Honors: Order of the Coif, Dean's Distinguished Scholar, Dean's Honor Roll, Dean's Merit Scholar

Notes Editor, Cardozo Law Review

Alexander Fellow for the Hon. Susan D. Wigenton, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science, Baruch College, 2015 

Published work

  • Laila Metjahic, (2018) "Deconstructing the DAO: The Need for Legal Recognition and the Application of Securities Laws to Decentralized Organizations," Note in the Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 39, Issue 4, New York, NY.