Stephen specialises in complex international financial litigation including trust and commercial disputes as well as civil fraud.
Stephen was called to the English Bar in 1989 and is a highly experienced court room advocate, having conducted many contested trials.
He practised at the English bar for many years before moving to Jersey in 2003 where he established Baker & Partners. Stephen has been instructed repeatedly in major litigious matters including many of Jersey's leading contentious trust matters. He is frequently instructed to advise on the strategic approach to be adopted to cross border litigation.
In 2019 Stephen was called to the Bar in the BVI.
Stephen was the Chairman of the International Bar Association Asset Recovery Sub-Committee for two years from January 2018. He is the Chairman of the Institute of Law in Jersey. He is the Jersey representative of Fraudnet.