Stephen is a commercial property solicitor with a particular interest in Town & Country Planning matters, the environment and climate change. His expertise spans the full spectrum of property legal work and he has advised on all aspects of the acquisition and disposal of both freehold and leasehold property. Stephen’s current client base comprises a number of major retail clients, nursing home operators and a Russell Group university. He has also acted on behalf of several telecommunications operators, having been responsible for the acquisition of over 4,000 radio base stations. Stephen has conducted a number of major planning inquiries, acting on behalf of both retail and telecommunications clients.
In addition to his commercial practice, he also undertakes residential conveyancing work on occasion.
Stephen has authored a chapter on property issues for a textbook on telecommunications law and is a regular contributor to the press. He has also lectured at a number of in-house client seminars.
Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
|2018||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2014 - 2018||Gunnercooke LLP | Partner|
|2012 - 2014||Druces LLP | Partner|
|2005 - 2012||Thurloe & Lyndhurst LLP | Partner|
|2004 - 2005||Hextalls LLP | Partner|
|2001 - 2004||Druces Attlee | Partner|
|1989 - 2001||Stephen Kingsley Solicitors | Principal|
|1982 - 1988||Bird & Bird | Assistant Solicitor then Partner|
|1982 - 1983||Berwin Leighton | Assistant Solicitor|
|1979 - 1981||Gouldens | Assistant Solicitor|
|1976 - 1978||Herbert Oppenheimer Nathan & Vandyk | Articled Clerk then Assistant Solicitor|
|1978||Qualified as a Solicitor|