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Steven has a commercial chancery practice with a particular emphasis on aviation disputes, insolvency matters, company/joint venture disputes and civil fraud actions.

Steven’s mathematical and scientific training before he came to the Bar give him a particular advantage in dealing with complex financial transactions and technical expert issues.

He regularly appears in the Chancery Division and Commercial Court as well as overseas.  Steven has particular experience in the British Virgin Islands where he lived for a period in 2000 whilst on secondment to a local law firm. He was called to the Bar of Supreme Court of the Eastern Caribbean that year and has since appeared in both the BVI High Court and the Court of Appeal in various disputes. He is also registered (under Part II) to appear in the Dubai International Financial Centre, with full rights of advocacy. He was involved in one of the leading cases on jurisdiction in the Court of Appeal of the DIFC, and has conducted a full trial in the Court of First Instance.

Steven is also regularly instructed on international arbitrations and associated Court hearings, particularly in the Far East and in Dubai as well as in London.

He is actively involved in the International Committee of the Bar Council, of which he is Vice-Chair, particularly in China and the Far East. He is regularly instructed in China-related disputes by Chinese and other firms.

Areas of experience

+ Arbitration
+ Aviation
+ Civil Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery
+ Commercial Litigation
+ Company
+ Insolvency
+ Partnership and Joint Ventures
+ Real Estate Litigation

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