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Justin Steer



Steer Justin
Justin Steer



Justin is the managing partner of the Amsterdam office. He has an international client base and a broad corporate practice focusing primarily on private M&A and private equity. He has also significant experience in complex joint ventures, buy and sell side roles and carve out situations His deals are typically multi-jurisdictional rather than country specific.

Justin’s M&A work spans numerous sectors, such as TMT (including for Naspers, Veon, 21st Century Fox, Tele2, Liberty Global and Talpa), industrials (including numerous cross-border deals for Indorama in Europe, the US, Africa and Asia), international retail (including the global combination of Walgreens and Alliance Boots ) and agriculture and food (including M&A for Cargill on a global basis). In private equity, he works with certain of our key clients, such as HIG.

Other noteworthy experience includes advising:

  • Indorama on numerous acquisitions globally, including acquisitions of DTF, Glanzstoff, Schoeller, Wellman International's European recycling business and the UK and Dutch PTA/PTE businesses of Eastman.

Experience highlights



Allen & Overy LLP
Apollolaan 15
1077 AB Amsterdam

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Admitted as attorney, Republic of South Africa, 1998

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2001

European registered lawyer, the Netherlands, 2004

Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 2019

Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association for Company Law.



Commerce Degree, University of Cape Town, 1990

Law Degree, University of Cape Town, 1993

Master, International Business Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1995

Postgraduate course (Dutch Finance and Securities Law), Grotius Academie 2002

Postgraduate course (Dutch Corporate law), Grotius Academie 2004

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