Stephen qualified as a solicitor in 2006 after studying law at the College of Law in London and training with a firm in Wimbledon. Since qualifying he has worked in private practice in London and Hampshire, and has specialised in residential property work including the sale, purchase and remortgage of both freehold and leasehold properties together with transfers of equity and lease extensions. Stephen also spent three years living and working in the Channel Islands where he gained experience of offshore company work.
Prior to studying law, Stephen obtained an honours degree in Psychology and spent nine years working in the voluntary sector managing hostels for the homeless. Stephen now lives in Wells with his wife who is also a solicitor and his daughter. In his spare time he enjoys most sporting activities, particularly athletics and also enjoys listening to classical music.