Steven joined Stillwells in 2015 as a partner, bringing with him 18 years’ experience in litigation and dispute resolution and a niche specialism in housing and asset management work.
Steven’s extensive experience has seen him litigate in the County Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and various tribunals such as the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) – acting for clients in a number of significant high profile cases including the landmark Court of Appeal case on tenancy deposits, Superstrike Ltd. v. Rodrigues.
Committed to helping clients settle disputes outside of court where possible, Steven is an advocate of alternative dispute resolution and has undertaken numerous mediation and negotiations.
Steven is an accomplished public speaker and has provided training to clients and others such as the Chartered Institute of Housing. As a keen writer, Steven has written numerous articles and blogs, many of which have appeared in publications including ‘Inside Housing’, ‘The Guardian’ and the Law Society’s ‘Property in Practice’ magazine. Steven is also a regular contributor to the Guardian’s Housing Network.