Stephen practices commercial law, predominantly insurance and reinsurance, but also has substantial experience in shipping and the carriage of goods, commercial fraud, banking and international finance, domestic and cross-border sale of goods and services, oil and gas, information technology and procurement and international credit mechanisms.
He acts both in an advisory capacity and as an advocate in the Commercial Court and in English and international arbitrations and has appeared both on his own and as part of a team in various high profile matters in England and overseas. In interlocutory matters, he has extensive experience of jurisdictional disputes, English arbitration law and freezing injunctions. The vast majority of Stephen’s work as a barrister is in international arbitration.
Stephen Phillips QC has been named Barrister of the Week by The Lawyer after securing a €27m judgment in a conspiracy claim.
Stephen Phillips QC named Barrister of The Week by The Lawyer
7 King’s Bench Walk team secures €27m judgment in conspiracy claim
Court of Appeal restores €27m worldwide freezing order
Lakatamia v Nobu Su
“Pro Victor” SK Shipping (S) Pte Ltd -v- Petroexport Ltd
Oriel College, Oxford, 1988 to 1992 B.A. (Jurisprudence) 1991 – M.A. (Oxon.) (2002), B.C.L. (1992) Lincoln’s Inn/ICSL, 1993 Hardwicke Scholarship, Thomas More Scholarship.