Admitted as a legal practitioner - 1996
Called to the bar - 2013
Telephone: 07 3210 1232
Facsimile: 07 3236 2311
Mobile: 0438 176 743
Areas of practice
- Corporations Law
- Contract & Equity
- Bankruptcy & Insolvency
- Administrative Law
- Financial Services
- Professional Negligence
Steven has a busy commercial dispute resolution practice. He appears in State and Federal Courts and tribunals at both trial and appellate levels.
Steven has a particular focus in the areas of corporations law, financial services, administrative law, contracts, equity, insolvency and professional negligence. He also has experience in representative proceedings (“class actions”).
Prior to coming to the bar Steven was a solicitor for 16 years, working in a number of roles including as general counsel and company secretary of a financial services company, as a senior associate at Deacons (now Norton Rose) and Piper Alderman and as the principal solicitor of a Community Legal Centre (Refugee and Immigration Legal Service Inc). Prior to working as a solicitor he served as the Associate to the Honourable Mr Justice Derrington of the Supreme Court of Queensland.
Wotton v State of Queensland  FCA 1457
ASIC v Drake (No. 2) (2016) 340 ALR 75
SMM Solomon Ltd v Axiom KB Ltd  SBCA 1
LM Investment Management Ltd (in liq) v Bruce (2014) 102 ACSR 481
Fearnley v Finlay  2 QD R 392