Stephen has over 25 years’ experience in a broad range of commercial and property related transactions, including commercial acquisitions and sales, commercial leases, landlord and tenant matters, secured lending and residential development work. He also has a detailed knowledge of Private Client matters to include Wills, Trust Inheritance Tax Planning, Probate/Estate Administration and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

  • Limited Companies
  • Landlords/Tenants
  • Private individuals
  • Developers
  • Investors
  • Lending institutions
  • Financial advisors
  • Trusts
  • Sole Traders
  • Partnerships
  • Extensive experience in sales and purchase of business and property assets to include retail, private, childcare and nursing home businesses, restaurants, licensed premises.
  • Commercial Leases: grants, assignments, renewals, subleases and surrenders.
  • Residential and commercial property acquisitions, sales and refinancing on behalf of individuals, corporate bodies and pension schemes.
  • Residential and Commercial development, from land acquisition to end sale or lease.
  • The application of Inheritance Tax mitigation and related Trusts.

Previous Law Firms

  • Morecrofts – Liverpool
  • Pearsons – Preston
  • Turner Pearson – Preston



  • Manchester Metropolitan University (LLB)
  • College of Law (Chester)

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