Stephen is Head of Employment Law at Sills & Betteridge LLP, with whom his firm MacLaren Britton merged in 2013. He is based in Nottingham.
He is a long standing member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association and primarily advises large national employers in connection with all aspects of Employment Law and HR, and individuals who are experiencing problems in the workplace such as dismissal, redundancy, disciplinary and dispute matters.
Although Stephen has substantial experience of employment litigation, having appeared in the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Regional Offices of the Employment Tribunals throughout England and Wales, and Scotland, he also has a particular interest in complex non-contentious matters.
Stephen has been a fee paid Employment Judge since 2003 and has also acted as an Independent Adjudicator of Appeals on behalf of the Department of Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs in connection with Gangmasters’ Licensing Appeals. Stephen combines outstanding technical expertise with a straightforward, practical and supportive manner.