Stephen is dual qualified to practice as a solicitor in both Scotland as well as England & Wales.
Stephen deals primarily with commercial property and private client work and has built up a substantial client following acting for and advising individual clients and small to medium size and family businesses. He has an eye for detail and adopts a common sense and commercial approach for clients.
Stephen was appointed as a special advisor to the Scottish Law Commission in 1999 which looked at the Law of Irritancy involving commercial leases in Scotland and which reported in 2001. He was also co-author and co-creator of Conveyancing Hot Docs in 1999 which was a digital case management system for conveyancing solicitors and paralegals, being innovative in its field at that time.
Stephen is a tutor of conveyancing practice and of commercial conveyancing for the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at the Centre for Professional Legal Studies at Strathclyde University.
Stephen also serves as a Trustee and Board member of St. Andrew’s Hospice, Airdrie