Stephen acts for clients on complex commercial litigation and contentious regulatory investigations. He has wide-ranging experience and a particular specialty in disputes involving corporate governance and compliance, securities and financial services law and insolvency.
He also brings experience as a regulator, having been an investigator and lawyer with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). This experience allows him to provide strategic advice to clients conducting internal investigations and responding to investigations by regulatory authorities.
Stephen has acted on a range of matters including civil litigation in the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the Federal Court of Australia, proceedings before the Takeovers Panel and dealings with regulators such as ASIC and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
Stephen holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Western Australia and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (Commendation) from the Australian National University.