Stephen is a Solicitor with over 25 years’ experience. He specialises in providing legal advice to social landlords on their strategy, policy, and operations. His social housing sector legal work includes governance and regulation, charity and business law, housing, and related law. Stephen has also developed and led high performing corporate, business, and commercial legal services in large charitable housing associations, public authorities, and commercial property organisations. Stephen also has extensive litigation and advocacy experience. He also advises on public procurement and commercial contract law. After working in senior roles in Housing Associations and Local Authorities Stephen is now a freelance consultant advising and supporting Local Authorities and Housing Associations. Stephen’s broad legal knowledge and experience enables him to advise and guide boards, executives, and operational services.