"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 a Partner in the Corporate team.
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.