An Associate with Talbots, based in Dudley, Stephen deals with Family Law, undertaking all aspects of family work but specialising in representing children, parents and other family members in care proceedings and in other private and public law proceedings.
Stephen conducts the vast majority of his court work in person and frequently advises upon issues of child protection, care, adoption, special guardianship, residence and contact proceedings. He carries out publicly funded work and also private work for those clients who do not qualify for public funding.
Stephen qualified as a solicitor in 1982 and has practiced law in the Dudley area ever since. He has been an Advanced Member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel since 2002 and has been a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel since 2006.
Stephen is a father of two teenage children which, together with maintaining a large garden, occupies most of his time. His other main enjoyment is watching his favourite team, West Bromwich Albion and enjoying the Formula 1 weekend at Silverstone. He also enjoys travel, good food and wine.
Stephen is particularly proud of running the Dudley half marathon in under 2 hours to raise money for Round Table charities.