Stephen has specialised in charity and not-for-profit law since qualifying as a solicitor in 1997.
Stephen acts for clients of all sizes, helping them with a wide range of issues that includes new charity registrations, incorporations, governance matters, mergers, trustee training, dealings with the Charity Commission and fundraising matters.
Stephen has enormous expertise in advising on Academy projects.
Over the last 10 years Stephen has worked with more than 50 sponsored Academies and more than 100 converter Academies. This depth of experience means Stephen is often able to save clients time and fees by anticipating potential issues at the earliest stage.
Stephen is a member of the Executive Committee of the Charity Law Association and has participated in many working parties for the CLA reviewing new areas of law.