Stephen is a Senior Associate in our award winning dispute resolution team. He undertakes a broad range of commercial litigation work. He trained and qualified at Wragge & Co LLP (now Gowlings WLG LLP) in 2009 and later joined Hogan Lovells. Through secondments at Rolls-Royce and HSBC he understands that each client is different in their approach to resolving disputes. Whether there is reputational sensitivity, a threat to the ongoing running of the business or cost constraints. Stephen was awarded a commendation in his LPC at the Inns of Court School of Law and a commendation by King’s College London in his Masters where he specialised in the law of taxation. Stephen also achieved a 2.1 in his law degree obtained from King’s College London.
Stephen has advised on disputes across a number of sectors including energy, real estate, automotive and financial services. His clients have included international listed companies, banks, commercial companies and small family businesses. He has acted in disputes involving claims for breach of contract, fraud, misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty and insolvency as well as enforcement of those claims. Stephen has a particular interest in financial services including disputes involving facility agreements, overdrafts, guarantees, derivative products and the mis-selling of financial products as well as issues involving title and security.
Stephen is a keen runner having completed his first marathon in 2017 and several half marathons before. Stephen enjoys technology and is closely following the progress of artificial intelligence and how it will impact the legal profession. He also enjoys playing football and cricket (badly).