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Steve Halkett


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

"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


  • 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.

" ... and well done to Wright Hassall for expertly steering the takeover deal through to a satisfactory conclusion for all concerned."

Andy Coyne, Business Desk Deal of the Month


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.



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

Meet the team

Meet the team
Naomi Whitfield - Business and Corporate Law Solicitor
Naomi Whitfield Solicitor
Pete Maguire - Commercial Contracts Lawyer
Pete Maguire Partner - Head of Outsourcing, Manufacturing and Commercial
Rhys Jarman - IP Disputes Lawyer
Rhys Jarman Partner - Head of IP, Technology and Manufacturing Disputes
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