Karin Kirschner is a corporate finance lawyer with specific experience in equity capital market transactions on the London Stock Exchange; both AIM and main market. She has acted for banks and corporates on IPOs, rights issues, placings, block trades and demergers, and also assists on Listing Rule transactions such as Class 1 and Related Party transactions. She also advises companies (targets or bidders) in respect of takeovers subject to the UK Code on Takeovers and Mergers. In addition, Karin is a member of DLA Piper's Boardroom Advisory Service, providing guidance to Boards and Company Secretaries of listed companies in respect of disclosure and other continuing obligations and duties, and wider corporate governance issues.

Karin was seconded with the ECM EMEA legal team at Citigroup for nine months in 2009. In 2014, she was recognised as a Rising Star at Euromoney Legal Media Group's Europe Women in Business Law Awards 2014 for her work on a number of high profile equity capital market transactions. The awards recognise women who are seen as leading the field in the legal sector across Europe. She has also been ranked by Legal 500 2019/2020 as a rising star in Equity Capital Markets in respect of both Small-Mid Cap and Mid-Large Cap categories.