Stephen advises on loans, acquisition finance, general banking, capital markets and a wide range of corporate treasury work. Areas include securitisation, structured finance, derivatives, project finance and leasing and other asset finance techniques. He advises corporate treasury departments and banks on a broad range of financing transactions and their corporate aspects.

Stephen's clients are based in the UK and across Europe. They include Aviva, Barratt Developments, Diageo, Electrolux, Ericsson, FirstGroup, MAN, Metsäliitto, Nordea, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken and Standard Life. In particular he focuses on the Nordic countries (having spent time based in Sweden).

In the pensions and insurance space, Stephen has developed a leading practice in longevity and other structured solutions for insurance companies, banks and pension funds.

Stephen is listed as a leading individual in the Capital Markets: Securitisation section in the 2010 edition of Chambers UK, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe and in the 2011 edition of the International Who’s Who of Banking Lawyers. He is also listed in the Bank lending section of IFLR 1000, 2013. Stephen is a past Co-chair of the Banking Law Committee of the IBA.

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