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Steve Halkett

Partner

Steve is a partner in the corporate team who specialises in transactional work.

About Steve

Steve's specialisms include acquisitions, disposals, investments, joint ventures, turnarounds and reorganisations. He advises SMEs and corporates on all corporate transactions, MBOs, JVs, M&As.

"Sources consider [Steve] to be "excellent on corporate matters," while he is also regarded as "a calm head who knows his stuff and doesn't get flustered."

Chamber UK

Experience

  • Advised CAD CAM Automotive in respect of a £300m investment by a Chinese Top 100 company, Red Sun Group.
  • Undertook the English due diligence exercise for a €1.4b bond issue and syndicated loan for a Spanish automotive business.
  • Advised the owners of a London based leading online retail platform on the sale of their business for approximately £37m.
  • Undertook the restructuring of a South East based building, civil engineering, landfill and property business group (valued at approximately £40m).
  • Advised the owner of a London based hotel chain in respect of the restructuring of the group (valued at approximately £45m).
  • Advised the sellers of a £20m medical research and manufacturing business to an American west coast venture capitalist.

"Wright Hassall LLP has a broad corporate and commercial practice with notable strengths in the retail, healthcare and education sectors."

Legal 500

Career

Steve read law at the University of Leeds and continued at the University to undertake a masters in International and European Business Law achieving a distinction. Steve trained at Wright Hassall and qualified into the corporate team in 2008.

Memberships

Interests

Steve enjoys most sports but in particular football (playing and watching), tennis, rugby and skiing

Meet the team

Meet the team
Robert Lee - Head of Corporate Law
Robert Lee Partner - Head of Corporate
Naomi Whitfield - Business and Corporate Law Solicitor
Naomi Whitfield Solicitor
Andrew Jones - Real Estate Lawyer
Andrew Jones Partner - Head of Commercial Property
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