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Neil Dixon

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Capital Markets


Partner in the Equity and Debt Markets Group. Neil advises financial institutions and corporate clients on a broad range of debt capital markets transactions, including international debt offerings, bank and insurance regulatory capital, hybrid bonds, equity-linked debt, liability management transactions and medium-term note and commercial paper programmes. Neil has a particular focus on regulatory and corporate hybrid capital issuance as well as other prudential regulatory matters such as ring-fencing and resolution planning.

Neil was recommended as a “rising star” in the 2014 Legal 500 for his debt capital markets work


2016 to date Partner, Linklaters London
2010 - 2016 Managing Associate, Linklaters London
2008 – 2010 Associate, Linklaters London
2003 - 2008 Trainee / Solicitor, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, Edinburgh


Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


2002 – 2003 School of Law, University of Edinburgh, DipLP
1998 – 2002 School of Law, University of Edinburgh, LLB Hons (First Class)

London: Finance

Debt capital markets

Within: Next generation lawyers

Neil Dixon - Linklaters LLP

Within: Debt capital markets

Linklaters LLP is 'a go-to firm for any investment grade debt and it has the ability to handle both plain vanilla and esoteric products'. Liability management and retail bonds specialist Elaine Keats, who acted for British American Tobacco Group on the issuance of $17.5bn in notes, leads the practice, which has a deep bench of talent across all aspects of DCM. For some, Richard Levy is 'the best counsel in London, especially for complex products; he is super-technical and commercial'. Keith Thomson handles debt and equity-linked transactions in the Euro markets and is a specialist in convertible and exchangeable bonds. Thomson and Ben Dulieu are 'the two lawyers everyone in equity-linked seeks out for transactions'. Carson Welsh focuses on regulatory capital transactions, which last year included advising Banco Santander on $250m in second ranking senior notes, which are new types of security in the Spanish market. US-qualified Cecil Quillen is also recommended for regulatory capital deals. Richard O’Callaghan has significant MENA and emerging markets expertise, and clients note that he is ' highly skilled and responsive, with a particular expertise in more complex issues'. Neil Dixon is 'outstanding - he has the complete confidence of clients and is always up-to-date with market developments in the incredibly technical world of financial services regulatory capital'. Managing associate Manoj Tulsiani is 'very technical and commercial and doesn't waste any time'.

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