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Slaughter and May

Living Wage

Work Department

Corporate and commercial.


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.


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


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

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Equity capital markets – mid-large cap

(Leading individuals)

Nilufer von BismarckSlaughter and May

Peerless for UK issuer work‘, Slaughter and May is recognised by clients and peers alike as one of the strongest firms for deals on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). According to a market survey, no other law firm acts for more FTSE100 and FTSE250 companies. Of recent note, the team was engaged by Aston Martin in one of the last major LSE IPOs of 2018, and following the slowdown of the IPO market the practice group has been involved in a number of secondary fundraising transactions in connection with M&A. Nilufer von Bismarck heads the equity capital markets practice and also leads the firm’s financial institutions group.

India > Foreign firms

Drawing upon close ties with key Indian law firms, Slaughter and May provides legal support on private and public M&A, corporate transactions, financing, capital markets as well as dispute resolution. Nilufer Von Bismarck‘s areas of expertise include joint ventures, equity and debt capital markets and corporate governance; while Simon Hall is experienced in project and acquisition finance.