Mr Clint Steyn > Bracewell LLP > Dubai, United Arab Emirates > Lawyer Profile

Bracewell LLP
PO BOX 6750
United Arab Emirates

Work Department

Business and Regulatory


Clint Steyn’s practice focuses on international energy projects, with particular focus on the acquisition, development and project financing of independent power projects in the Middle East and Africa regions. His experience includes advising on all aspects of power project developments, bids, acquisitions and disposals in various jurisdictions around the world. Clint’s experience also includes serving in-house as regional general counsel for International Power plc, a major international energy company.

Clint appears as a ranked lawyer in Chambers Global (2016-2017, 2022). Chambers said he “is well respected for his active power-focused practice. He is regularly sought after to advise on renewable energy projects in the region.” Market observers say, “His client service and drafting skills are amazing. He is a consummate professional. For any power project he would be my first point of call” (2015).

He is also named in Legalease’s The Legal 500 EMEA 2015, 2016 and 2017 as a leading energy and infrastructure lawyer.




Diploma in Finance, London Business School, 2001; L.L.B., University of Cape Town, 1991; B.A., University of Cape Town, 1989

Lawyer Rankings

United Arab Emirates > Infrastructure and projects (including project finance)

Bracewell LLP specialises in energy and infrastructure and is active in the renewables, conventional power, water and infrastructure space in the Middle East. Practice head Clint Steyn has a strong M&A, project development and project finance background. Andrej Kormuth is another key member of the team and has a particular interest in renewables. Tom Swarbrick is also noted and specialises in non-contentious construction work.