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Slaughter and May

Living Wage
ONE BUNHILL ROW, LONDON, EC1Y 8YY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7600 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7090 5000
DX:
11 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.slaughterandmay.com
Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, London

Nilufer Von Bismarck

Tel:
Work 020 7600 1200
Email:
Slaughter and May

Work Department

Corporate and commercial.

Position

Partner with a wide corporate, commercial and financing practice; corporate client base ranges from large listed companies to small listed and unlisted companies; practice includes private and public mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, IPOs and other UKLA work, financings, equity and debt capital markets transactions and corporate governance; worked in a range of industries, including financial services, telecoms, pharmaceuticals, retail and media.

Career

Articled Norton Rose; qualified 1988; Slaughter and May 1990 to date; partner 1994.

Education

James Allen’s Girls’ School; Trinity College, Cambridge (1983 BA Law 2:1).


India

Foreign firms

Within: Foreign firms

The team at Slaughter and May is frequently instructed by both Indian and international clients on a range of inbound and outbound transactions. London-based partners Nilufer Von Bismarck and Simon Hall jointly head the practice which is advising Vodafone on the proposed merger of Bharti Infratel and Indus Towers.

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London: Corporate and commercial

Equity capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Nilufer von Bismarck - Slaughter and May

Within: Equity capital markets

Known for its excellent client base and high-value mandates,¬†Slaughter and May's 'hugely responsive, extremely commercial' team 'takes complex problems, devours them and produces an answer'. It primarily advises issuers on equity capital markets matters, from germination to IPOs and post-listing work. Real estate, financial services and oil and gas have been especially busy sectors recently;¬†Susannah Macknay¬†and¬†Jeff Twentyman¬†acted for Glenveagh Properties on its ¬£550m IPO on the ISE and the LSE, and Macknay ‚Äď along with¬†Steven Galbraith¬†and¬†Richard Smith ‚Äď assisted Kosmos Energy with its secondary listing on the LSE.¬†David Johnson¬†is 'brilliant for straightforward, pithy advice'; he and the 'focused, upbeat'¬†Sally Wokes¬†acted for Segro on a ¬£573m rights issuance. Other clients of the 'exceptionally good' practice¬†include Ultra Electronics Holdings, Atlas Mara and HomeServe. The 'bright, incisive'¬†Nilufer Von Bismarck¬†heads the department.

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