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Saranpaal Calais

Senior Associate

Sydney

Saranpaal Calais

Senior Associate

Sydney

Saranpaal is a technology and digital lawyer, advising extensively on technology, data and IP driven collaborations and joint ventures, large-scale digital transformation projects, data privacy, software development and licensing, cloud computing and general commercial advisory work. Saranpaal also has experience advising on the technology and data aspects of ecommerce and payments, fintech, digital health and insurtech.

He has acted for private sector and government clients on complex, transformative technology transactions across the Asia Pacific region.

Saranpaal has spent 12 months on secondment at the Commonwealth Bank and 6 months at Westpac Bank advising on enterprise-wide digital transformation projects, leading vendor negotiations and advising key business, technology and executive stakeholders.

In 2015, Saranpaal co-founded a technology company that developed a data analytics platform for the aviation industry.

News & insights

Publications: 10 JULY 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus update: an overview of European Commission State aid decisions (updated 10 July 2020)

Under State aid rules, UK and EEA Member State governments may not generally provide selective assistance to businesses without prior approval from the European Commission (EC). This includes…

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Coding and  a password login on a computer screen

Publications: 08 JULY 2020

Fintech deals enter temporary lull after Q1 surge

The start of the year saw a surge in ever-larger fintech deals around the world, with every expectation that this trend would continue.

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A drop of liquid falling into a test tube

Publications: 08 JULY 2020

Pipeline gaps and digital will drive life sciences deals

Often seen as a safe haven sector in times of crisis, the life sciences have not only been centre stage during the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis but are riding it out well.

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A major road intersection

Publications: 08 JULY 2020

U.S. M&A: the land of opportunity meets challenges

The impact on U.S. transactions has been severe, with activity unlikely to recover until market conditions stabilise. But opportunities are emerging for certain players.

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Office

Sydney

Allen & Overy
Level 25, 85 Castlereagh Street
Sydney
NSW 2000

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Qualifications

Academic

Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Sydney, 2010 

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), Aeronautical (Space), University of Sydney, 2008