Stephen leads the Commercial Disputes team, and as well as handling all types of commercial and corporate disputes, a large part of his practice focuses on dispute avoidance strategy.
Stephen has significant experience of acting on behalf of individuals and trade unions, such as the British Medical Association, as claimants in judicial review proceedings. He has acted in a number of high profile matters that have attracted a high level of public interest, including a judicial review challenging the decision of the Secretary of State for Health to impose a new contract for junior doctors
With particular expertise in contentious property work, Stephen acts for landlords, tenants and developers.
Stephen also undertakes varied professional negligence work, including claims in the legal, construction and financial sectors.
“Excellent litigator, excels at the technical, highly intelligent with a real ability to absorb the complex factual issues that arise in a healthcare setting. He won a landmark case for the BMA in 2015.”
Gareth Williams, Senior Solicitor, British Medical Association