Stephen qualified as a solicitor in 2008 in Ireland and is also qualified in England and Wales. Stephen is experienced in working in both jurisdictions and worked in London for a number of years, predominantly in the areas of litigation. He joined Walsh and Partners LLP in January 2017 and is a partner in the firm. He currently practices in the area litigation including commercial and civil litigation, family law, employment law, commercial law, commercial conveyancing, landlord and tenant, licensing and renewable energy.
Stephen has been providing advice to commercial clients for over ten years and currently advises a wide range of clients in all aspects of law. Stephen acts regularly on behalf of clients in the Circuit and High Court, particularly in the areas of commercial and contractual disputes, family law predominantly in divorce applications, land and equity disputes, employment law and personal injury matters.
He also represents both landlords and tenants in drafting and negotiating commercial leases. Stephen has advised and acted for charities in relation to commercial property, for housing associations in relation to CALF and HFA funding and insurance companies in relation to defence insurance litigation. Stephen has a particular interest in renewable energy and has acted for many landowners and developers in respect of commercial agreements for wind, solar and bio-diversity. Stephen studied Law and German in UCC and speaks German.
Stephen regularly writes legal articles for a national paper and has appeared on radio discussing topical legal matters.
Education: University College Cork – BCLG Law and German (Hons) and LLB (Hons)
Professional: Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland and in England and Wales.