Stephen is the Senior Partner of Kingsley Napley. He is a white collar crime specialist and a highly experienced and versatile litigator - acting for senior / HNW individuals and corporates. His previous client list has included numerous individuals at the top of their fields, whether in business or politics. Advice to individuals at the highest level in companies (chairs, board directors and high level executives) has become the main part of his practice in recent years and he has become very well-known and recommended at this level. He is known for his strategic approach and has a deep understanding of the prosecution process and is well connected having been the Deputy Head of the Attorney General’s Office in a former role. He is regularly approached by the media for authoritative comment.
Prior to joining Kingsley Napley, Stephen was the Deputy Head of the Attorney General’s Office. Stephen became a partner at Kingsley Napley in 2005, and then the Head of the Criminal Litigation department from 2006-2018, before stepping up to Senior Partner on 1 May 2018.