Stephen Brown is a practising English barrister. Before being called to the Bar, he was an international law firm partner for 15 years, ranked by all of the major directories as a leader in Commercial Litigation.
Stephen focuses his practice on complex commercial disputes, usually with an international dimension. Stephen has experience across many areas of law including competition law, contractual construction, fraud, pensions law, private international law, professional negligence, directors’ duties, restitution, and shareholders’ rights. Stephen has represented some of the world’s largest corporations.
Stephen’s industry sector experience includes: automotive, chemicals, information technology, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications.
Stephen has appeared regularly in various divisions of the High Court, including the Commercial Court, the Chancery Division, the Queen’s Bench Division and the Competition Appeal Tribunal and in the Court of Appeal.
Stephen has appeared in arbitrations both ad hoc and under the rules of various institutions and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the LCIA. Stephen is a CEDR Accredited Mediator and has appeared for clients in dozens of mediations.