Stephen brings a pragmatic approach, having been both an employee and a director with experience from the shop floor to the boardroom in different countries and business cultures, blended with advocacy skills honed in the criminal courts. He has
employed and dismissed staff and understands the realities of business and employment.
Stephen is highly IT literate after years working at IBM and has participated in validating an exam for Cyber Forensics Professionals, which he passed himself. This makes him well placed to deal with fraud or breaches of confidentiality by employees
Stephen’s first case was a successful 10 day hearing for unfair dismissal. Stephen represented a PCS Union official dismissed by the DWP and had to advise the PCSU General Secretary and head of the legal department in conference shortly after
having been instructed at the eleventh hour. Subsequently he has represented claimants, including a director of multinational company, and respondent companies,), in the ET, EAT and High Court in cases including:
- Unfair dismissal;
- Discrimination: race, sex (orientation and harassment), and age;
- Restrictive covenants including injunctions;
- Intellectual property including computer imaging orders and injunctions;
- Variation and breach of contract including economic duress; and
- Psychiatric personal injury resulting from harassment involving cross examination of expert witnesses.
Choose Option 3 ’36 Civil’ and mention’ ‘YEB’