Steven is a solicitor specialising in Actions Against the Police.
Steven joined our firm as a trainee solicitor in March 2009, qualifying as a solicitor in June 2011.
Prior to working at our firm Steven volunteered at Liverpool Central Citizens Advice Bureau as a General Adviser whilst working part-time and studying at the University of Liverpool. Steven graduated in 2007 with a 2:1 LLB (hons) in Law.
After university finished Steven gained paid employment with the Citizen’s Advice Bureau as a Housing Adviser. As part of this role Steven worked on the Duty Possession Scheme at Liverpool County Court, which provided “on the day” advice and representation for client’s facing possession proceedings and eviction.
Currently Steven’s work consists predominately of complaints and claims against the police, but he also undertakes complaints or claims against other public authorities such as the Crown Prosecution Service, Department for Works and Pensions, the Home Office and Ministry of Justice (Prison Service or Parole Board). As part of his role Steven represents clients who have a dispute involving the Disclosure and Barring Service (formally CRB). Steven also has experience of bringing proceedings in the High Court by way of Judicial Review on behalf of clients.
Steven is a member of the Police Action Lawyers Group and is the Chair of the firms’ Pro Bono and Voluntary Work Committee.
Outside work Steven enjoys voluntary work which currently involves acting as a supervising solicitor at the University of Liverpool Law Clinic, which offers free advice to the public, provided by its law students. Steven also attends the gym when he has time, enjoys socialising and eating out, watching movies and playing (and more often than not getting beat at) badminton.