Alya joined Balderton as Legal Counsel in 2018. She provides guidance to the Balderton team on the negotiation and execution of investments, exits and general corporate matters.
Alya also works with Balderton's portfolio companies to guide them through a range of legal issues that arise from the initial investment to exit.
Previously, Alya was a corporate associate at Cooley LLP, in its London office. Prior to this, she was a corporate associate at a UK law firm in London, where she was seconded to the capital markets team of a US investment bank. Alya has experience advising on venture capital transactions, mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings for technology and life sciences companies.
Alya holds a LLB in Law and French from Kings College London and a Diplôme en droit Européen from the Université de Strasbourg.
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