Vanessa Blackmore joined Sullivan & Cromwell as a partner in 2006 in the London office. She has a broad-based international corporate and finance practice, advising clients on a wide range of strategic transactional and advisory matters including on international debt, equity and equity-linked financings, debt advisory and liability management, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations, financial restructurings as well as on corporate governance and compliance issues. She has considerable experience in complex cross-border transactions and capital markets matters and on working on bespoke and innovative solutions.
Ms. Blackmore has been named as one of IFLR 1000’s Women Leaders—an elite cohort of leading female transactional experts in local markets globally—three times in succession. She is recognised as one of the “50 Most Influential Women in the Law” by Legal Business magazine, as a “leading practitioner in the capital markets field” by Euromoney’s Women in Business Law Expert Guide 2019, and was honored as “Outstanding Practitioner of the Year” by Euromoney, Women in Business Law Awards: Best in Debt, Best in Equity, among other notable guides to the legal profession. She is recommended as a leading lawyer for capital markets in consecutive recent editions of Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Chambers UK and The Legal 500 United Kingdom, as well as for M&A and capital markets (equity) in IFLR1000. She is a contributing editor to Tolley’s, International Financial Law Review and to Capital Markets Law Journal.