Doug Bryden

Doug Bryden

Head of Risk & Operational Regulatory

Doug is Head of Risk & Operational Regulatory, specialising in UK, EU and international environment, regulatory, governance and trade law.

Doug's transactional, advisory and contentious practice focuses on a range of compliance, risk and liability management issues. Be it advising on regulatory licensing, ‘long-tail’ environmental and safety liabilities through to guiding boards and investors on corporate transparency, governance, trade compliance and crisis response, Doug is recognised as a leader in his field.

Sector expertise

Doug has particular expertise in the energy, petrochemical, healthcare and consumer products sectors and is the current chair of our cross-departmental Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Sector Group


Doug regularly travels abroad in support of the firm’s international activities and to strengthen our global network of leading specialist lawyers.  Doug is a member of International Environmental Law Network and regularly speaks at industry conferences in Europe and North America.

Industry recognition

Doug is ranked ‘Band 1’ in Chambers and Partners 2020, a ‘Leading Individual’ in Legal 500 2020 and a ‘Global Elite Thought Leader’ in Who’s Who Legal 2020.

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