Steven joined Acuity from a large regional law firm where he worked within the commercial litigation department. Prior to this, he worked at a consultancy in Bristol assisting on disputes and projects within the construction industry, including the £400m Battersea Power Station redevelopment.

Steven graduated from Swansea University with a First-Class Honours degree in Law, where he received awards for best performance in various subjects and overall highest mark of the year.

Due to the results obtained during his degree, Steven was offered an internship by the Legal Director of Alstom Power AG and Honorary Professor at Swansea University, which he undertook at the Alstom Power AG Legal Counsel in Mannheim, Germany, where he gained experience dealing with high-value international contracts. Following his time in Germany, he completed his LPC and Masters in Law, Business and Management at the University of Law, Bristol, gaining a Distinction.

  • Professional negligence
  • Commercial contract disputes
  • Copyright and passing off
  • Director and shareholder disputes
  • Debt recovery and insolvency
  • Assisting a high net wealth individual in relation to a dispute involving the sale of his private jet to an international actor
  • Assisting on a multimillion pound dispute involving minority shareholders and several major financial institutions
  • Assisting on a competition dispute involving a cartel of global manufacturing companies
  • Executing a search order against a director of a company in relation to a breach of contract and copyright dispute
  • Acting for clients against multi-party defendants on different matters involving breach of confidence, breach of restrictive covenants, and infringement of copyright, involving the wrongful use and exploitation of data in the UK and internationally, including the UAE


  • The Litigation Team is ranked Tier 2 in The Legal 500.

  • The Litigation Team is ranked Band 3 in Chambers & Partners.