Stephen practices commercial law, predominantly insurance and reinsurance, but also has substantial experience in shipping and the carriage of goods, 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.