Douglas Bryden, Environment and Operational Regulatory Partner; Travers Smith LLP
Douglas Bryden is Partner and Head of Environment & Operational Regulatory at Travers Smith LLP in London, where he Doug specialises in UK, EU and international environment, energy and regulatory law and policy. In addition to dealing with such risks in major projects and transactions, Mr. Bryden has defended clients in the Crown Court and regularly advises on complex compliance and risk management issues. He has recently worked on a number of high profile mandates, such as advising Trafigura on the UK's largest environmental case to date through to helping GDF Suez understand and manage environmental and regulatory challenges on one of the UK's first onshore shale gas developments. The legal directories all list Doug as one of the UK's leading environmental lawyers.
He is the General Editor of Commercial Environmental Law & Liability (Sweet & Maxwell) and lectures widely on environmental and other operational regulatory matters.