Stephen is a Consultant within the Guildford commercial dispute resolution and litigation team. His main areas of practice involve commercial and contractual disputes including debt recovery. He has particular experience in acting for major multi-national real estate advisors as well as local property agents.
After starting his career as a litigation lawyer in Liverpool, Stephen spent 20 years working in the City and central London in commercial based practices. In 1999 he joined Callaghans, which merged with DMH Stallard in 2012.
His commercial practice has involved disputes involving advising Company Directors, shareholders, partnerships, franchisees and franchisors and helping clients generally who have business or commercially related legal issues that need to be resolved quickly, efficiently and economically. He also covers disputes involving Trade Mark and Passing Off and professional issues including negligence. He advises and acts for individual clients in certain practice areas including contentious probate and inheritance disputes.