Nilufer von Bismarck

Nilufer is Head of the Equity Capital Markets practice at Slaughter and May across the world and has been a corporate partner at the firm since 1994. She is also Head of the firm’s Financial Institutions Group. Her 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.
Nilufer is a visible and high profile role model internally and externally. She was named as one of two women in the The City A.M./CityJet Power Hundred List in 2011, a list of the most influential people in the City, and was shortlisted for the Asian Women of Achievement Awards in 2011. Nilufer was awarded ‘Best in capital markets – equity’ by Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Europe Women in Business Law Awards in 2013 and 2014. Nilufer has been profiled in the Black Letter Law, a directory that showcases achievement of BME lawyers since it began in 2006.
Nilufer also acts as a mentor both formally and informally. She is also a supporter and mentor in Slaughter and May’s new cross company BME mentoring programme which aims to retain talented BME lawyers and provide them with impartial career advice from a FTSE 100 senior business leader, and an internal partner mentor.