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Douglas Bryden


Chemicals | Corporate advisory and governance | Energy | ESG and sustainability | Financial services | Industrials | Infrastructure |

"Doug is held in high regard for his work on ESG matters and contentious environmental issues, in addition to providing transaction support."

Chambers UK 2024

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About Douglas Bryden

Doug is a regulatory and risk specialist focused on environment, ESG & sustainability, and corporate governance. 

Doug is a partner in our Energy, Transportation and Infrastructure team in London and a member of our Global Transactions group, with extensive experience in the energy, natural resources, manufacturing, healthcare and chemical sectors. 

The legal directories all recognise Doug as one of the UK's leading Environment and ESG lawyers, highlighting his work with corporates and financial institutions on responding to ESG drivers and related investment diligence and risk management. 

Doug was awarded 'Lawyer of the Year' by Best Lawyer 2023 for Environment. 



  • University of Edinburgh, UK (BSc)
  • College of Law, UK (PgDL and LPC)