Before joining Clyde & Co, Stephen was head of employment at a leading niche firm and before that head of legal at what became the trade union Amicus. Stephen's experience has provided him with in depth knowledge of trade union matters and collective consultation structures. His clients include DHL, BOC, Hodder Publishing, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Alliance Cornhill, G4S Securicor, Computer Sciences Corporation and Chubb

He also enjoyed a term on the "Committee of Experts" advising the European Commission on the introduction of employment directives.

Stephen deals with the full range of contentious and non-contentious employment issues with his team of assistants, working principally from the Guildford office.

Due to his experienced background, he regularly advises on senior executive hire and fire scenarios and company restructuring and has particular expertise in the transfer of undertakings.