Steve advises large corporates, financial institutions, asset managers and insolvency practitioners on a myriad of contentious issues. He has a particular interest in disputes arising from banking relationships and allegedly defective products.

Steve has specific experience of: advising financial institutions in relation to complex fraud and financial crime related matters; issues arising from secured and unsecured bank recoveries; managing large scale remediation projects for clients; the rectification of imperfect security; disputed fixed charge receiverships; mis-selling claims in relation to interest rate hedging products and personal investment products; unfair relationship claims; and professional negligence claims against Independent Financial Advisors, Solicitors and Valuers.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales



    • Advising on claims intimated against financial institutions pursuant to frauds allegedly perpetrated by third parties (investment frauds, application frauds, payment diversion frauds, bank account frauds and romance frauds)
    • Advising mortgage lenders on challenges to their product terms and conditions.
    • Advising on business as usual complaints against financial institutions (pre and post referral to the Financial Ombudsman Service).
    • Representing financial institution clients in retention of title claims, including cases with multi-jurisdictional issues.
    • Advising manufacturers of large industrial equipment on satisfactory quality disputes.