"Has always been a pleasure to work with"
"He maintains a top-level view over all my affairs and is my first port of call."
"Sound technically; he doesn't dwell on esoterics – he is a practical lawyer."
Stephen is Head of Michelmores Business Group, managing the Group across the Exeter, Bristol and London offices.
He is an experienced corporate lawyer, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and private equity, acting for a range of SMEs, banks, private equity houses and SME shareholders.
Ranked as a Leader in his Field for Corporate Law in the South West by Chambers, Stephen is renowned for his commercial approach and his ability to cut through issues to get a deal done, and is particularly active in the Financial Services and Private Wealth sectors.
- Advising Exeter Chiefs Rugby Football Club on their £7.5m bond issue.
- Acting for the management team on the MBO of Gro Group.
- Lead advisor on the sale of the entire issued share capital of Tods Aerospace and Defence.