Virginia Flower is the Senior Knowledge Lawyer for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s US capital markets practice in Europe, Asia and the US. She is based in London and has more than 20 years’ experience in supporting the US securities practice across the Freshfields network of offices. She also supports the firm’s international capital markets practice with know how, training and thought leadership in areas of common interest across the key jurisdictions for capital markets transactions.
Virginia joined Freshfields as a knowledge lawyer in 1997. Previously she was at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (San Francisco), at Nishimura & Asahi (Tokyo) and began her career as a trainee at Freshfields (London). In the corporate securities team at Pillsbury she acted for issuers and banks in capital markets and M&A transactions as well as advising US public companies on their ongoing SEC reporting obligations. In Tokyo she worked on global securities offerings and Tokyo Stock Exchange listings for non-Japanese clients.