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Steven Bryan

Partner, Corporate Department
100 Bishopsgate
United Kingdom

Fax: 44-020-3321-1166


Steven Bryan is a Partner in the London office of Paul Hastings. Mr. Bryan leads the London office's energy, natural resources, and infrastructure group. He has deep experience of a wide range of domestic and cross border corporate work, advising investment funds, corporates, and investment banks on public and private mergers and acquisitions, equity offerings, and other corporate transactions. 

Mr. Bryan's experience includes acting on transactions in the U.K., Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas in the transportation, energy, utilities, mining, water, waste, telecommunications, and real estate sectors. He is listed in Chambers' Guide as a leading individual in Corporate Finance and is listed in Legal 500 for M&A.

Accolades and Recognitions

  • Steven has been named a "Leading Individual" for M&A by Legal 500 UK 2020

  • Recommended for Corporate/M&A by Chambers UK 2020Steven Bryan recently joined Paul Hastings from Hogan Lovells, adding to the team his significant international deal experience. Clients report: "He has good analytical skills and the ability to think through complicated and complex issues in a clear way."

  • Steven Bryan maintains a healthy practice in domestic and cross-border M&A. He represents a variety of corporations, investment funds and banks with a focus on the infrastructure and energy fields - Chambers UK 2019


  • Oxford University - BA Jurisprudence


  • Solicitor - England and Wales

Recent Representations


  • Represented Equinor SA on the sale of its interest in the Teeside Oil Terminal and Processing Facility to Total, Eni, and Conoco Phillips

  • Represented Brookfield Business Partners on:

    • the £360m acquisition of Greenergy, the UK's largest road fuels storage and distribution operator

    • the €3.6bn consortium acquisition of TDF, the French telecoms masts operator

    • its acquisition, together with Abertis Infrastructure, of a controlling stake in Arteris S.A., one of Brazil's major toll road operators, for an amount in excess of €1bn and in the follow-on take private offer

  • Represented Arcus Infrastructure Partners in the acquisition of an 85% interest in A1 Motorway in Poland

  • Represented Northumbrian Water Group Plc on the £2.4bn recommended public offer by a consortium led by Cheung Kong Infrastructure

Oil and Gas

  • Represented Qatar Petroleum on a farm-in to offshore exploration assets in South Africa

  • Represented MOL on its $370m acquisition of Wintershall (UK North Sea) Limited, the holding company of a portfolio of North Sea interests, and non-operating interests in both the Sullom Voe Terminal and Brent Pipeline System and on the $2bn development of the Catcher Field


  • Represented ENRC Plc on its $735m acquisition of Brazilian mining company Bahia Minerals

Practice Areas

Mergers and Acquisitions
Infrastructure and Energy




England and Wales Solicitor


University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, BBA(Law) 1988

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