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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

Publications: 12 OCTOBER 2021

Hong Kong's personal data law given new teeth - what they mean for businesses

The Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 (the Ordinance) came into effect on 8 October 2021.

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Publications: 11 OCTOBER 2021

GIR - data privacy & transfer in investigations

Investigations, now a fact of business life, matter and need to be run wisely. Adhering to data privacy laws is a key component of this, especially for international matters.  

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Publications: 07 OCTOBER 2021

M&A litigation – a case of back to the future

An expected tidal wave of Covid-related M&A litigation has not materialised, but the current spate of deals and rising prices could see disputes spike and investors turn once again to the courts.

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News: 04 OCTOBER 2021

Arbitration partner Christopher Mainwaring-Taylor relocates to our Singapore office

Allen & Overy further strengthens its market-leading Asia Pacific Arbitration practice with the relocation of Christopher Mainwaring-Taylor (Chris), a long-standing A&O Arbitration partner, from Paris…

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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.