“I specialise in Dispute Resolution with an emphasis on Professional Negligence, it’s a fascinating and evolving area of law, involving negotiation, litigation and client service. For me it’s all about securing the best result and ensuring every client gets the best possible outcome regardless of the type of claim or value”.
Stephen is a well-established and highly experienced litigator, with many years’ experience. He grew up in Liverpool and attended the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN), where he obtained an honours degree in Law (LLB). He then went on to complete the Legal Practice Course.
He trained with a large Personal Injury firm in the North West of England and qualified as a Solicitor in their highly-respected serious injury team. Upon qualification, he moved on to work for a Top 30 international law firm, where he was promoted to Legal Director within five years.
Since 2014, in his current role, Stephen has specialised in commercial litigation and dispute resolution with a particular focus on Professional Negligence claims, but also deals with a highly diverse range of disputes.
Such is his record of success in bringing large compensation claims, Stephen has been instructed on a large group action involving historical physical and sexual abuse.
Medical and dental negligence claims are also forming a growing part of his caseload.
Stephen is also seeing increasing instructions in his defamation and misuse of private information practice. And in addition, he has been instructed by clients whose Solicitors have been negligent in dealing with claims of this type.
Stephen’s real strength is dealing with complex high-value claims and making his clients feel welcome and listened too, while maintaining a calm approach to the day to day running of his cases.
Stephen is friendly and approachable and will consider all cases on a Conditional fee agreement (CFA) ‘No win, No fee’ basis.
Stephen is married with a young family who keep him on his toes.
He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, and travelling to different parts of the world. He is a keen follower of Liverpool FC, American sport, and politics.
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