Stefan is described in Chambers as a ‘rising star’ who ‘handles himself brilliantly in court’. He is also described a shaving a ‘quick, analytical mind’ and an ‘outstanding intellect’. He has a multi-disciplinary practice which includes insolvency law, commercial litigation and financial services and banking law. Stefan now regularly advises and appears in multi-million pound litigation in those areas.
His commercial caseload includes the following types of commercial matters:
- Sale of goods (recent examples include a claim involving a defective vehicle, a claim involving a defective laser, and a claim involving defective piston rings).
- Claims under guarantees(several recent examples on the side of the creditor or the guarantor).
- Conflicts of laws (claims turning on the incorporation and construction of a choice of law / choice of jurisdiction clause).
- Breach of warranty claims(for example, breach of warranty claims arising in the context of business sales).
- Agency (claims engaging issues of ostensible authority).
Stefan is currently a member of the Chancery Bar Association, R3, the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association and INSOLEurope. He is a contributor to Gore-Browne on Companies, in particular the chapters on compulsory liquidation. He is also responsible for the chapters on individual voluntary arrangements and company voluntary arrangements in Jordans Annotated Guide to the Insolvency Act. He is also a frequent contributors of short articles and case summaries.
Finally, Stefan is on the Attorney General’s Panel of Regional Junior Counsel to the Crown and separately the British Fencing Disciplinary Panel. As panel counsel, Stefan has appeared innumerous director disqualification matters on behalf of the Crown and therefore has extensive first hand experience of the law relating to misfeasance and breach of directors duties.