Suttons Solicitors

Stephen is an experienced commercial lawyer and the principal of Suttons Solicitors. He specialises in commercial litigation, international arbitration, public international law, sports law and employment law.

Stephen has been actively engaged in commercial law and dispute resolution for more than 20 years. His practise encompasses business and commercial disputes, employment litigation, construction litigation, professional negligence litigation and international arbitrations. Stephen has been the recipient of numerous academic honours and over his career he has participated in various high profile trials and international arbitrations both in this country and overseas

He has worked in the UK, The Far East, Africa, Europe, and the United States of America in relation to major international disputes and has represented foreign governments, multinational corporations and private clients. He has acted in respect of numerous disputes before the High Court of England and Wales, The Court of Arbitration for Sport, ICSID and the ICC. Stephen frequently advises clients on the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility. 

In addition to his litigation practise in this jurisdiction Stephen has acted for various high profile business people and sports personalities. Stephen appeared as Counsel for the Appellant in Adrian Mutu v. Chelsea FC (Court of Arbitration for Sports 2008/A1644). Stephen was counsel for ABB in its dispute with the Government of Mongolia (mediation hosted by the Asian Development Bank). He has worked on disputes in Ethiopia, Sudan, Nigeria, Turks & Caicos, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Poland and South Africa. Stephen has worked extensively with the World Bank Group in Washington DC in respect of international mediations and arbitrations including, in particular, resolving disputes with the Government of Ethiopia in conjunction with the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency in Washington DC.

Stephen has a first class degree in law from the University of Cambridge and is a Senior Scholar of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. Stephen was a visiting Lecturer at the London School of Economics and a visiting Professor of Law at Pepperdine University in California. He is a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. The firm is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority
This firm is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (Registered number: 76828).
Suttons Solicitors
15 Thayer Street
020 7935 5279
020 7486 4426
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