Stephen graduated from Nottingham University and qualified as a solicitor in 1993. He spent the first part of his career working in the Birmingham offices of DLA and Pinsents, before joining a major commercial firm in Milton Keynes. Stephen then worked for a niche corporate firm based in Oxfordshire.
Stephen has acted for both private equity funders and management teams on management buy-outs and other transactions. He advises high net worth individuals on investments in private companies. He has also advised public and private companies on acquisitions, disposals, reorganisations and joint venture arrangements.