Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022
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Sports law; Domestic and International commercial litigation and arbitration; Disciplinary and Regulatory; Partnerships.
Steven is a sports law specialist who is frequently retained to deal with issues of significant importance, advising various participants including professional athletes, teams, governing bodies, agents, and players’ associations on contractual, commercial, and regulatory matters.
Away from the sports sector, Steven’s practice is directed towards business protection. He is regularly instructed to deal with issues arising from employment contracts, breach of confidence, partnerships, restrictive covenants, and shareholder rights/obligations, both in the UK and internationally. He has a particular interest in cross-jurisdiction contracts and conflict of laws issues.
Steven has a wealth of experience in arbitration, representing commercial and sporting clients before a vast array of domestic and international arbitral tribunals, as well as dealing with challenges before the Courts. Steven also accepts appointments to sit as a sole arbitrator or as a member of a panel (including as chair). He has been admitted as a Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and appointed to the Sport Resolution Arbitration Panel.
British Association for Sport and Law
The British Irish Commercial Bar Association
Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Sport Resolutions Arbitration Panel Member