Stephen has been practising British Virgin Islands law for close to two decades, advising on a full range of corporate cross-border matters including joint ventures, mergers, acquisition finance, asset and project finance, investment funds, alternative investments, private equity and capital market transactions.

He also has considerable experience in trust and private client matters, having held senior positions in several trust and corporate services businesses.

Stephen joined the firm from Bedell Cristin where he headed up the firm’s BVI practice in Asia, having been instrumental in the launch of the Singapore office in 2012. Prior to that, Stephen founded BVI law firm Barker Adams following his role as corporate senior partner at Walkers in the BVI.

Stephen is a member of STEP and the Singapore Institute of Directors. He also acts as non-executive director for a select number of prominent hedge funds.