I am an experienced litigator with a particular specialism in commercial and residential property disputes.
I have expertise in the following matters.:
- Commercial lease renewals (opposed and unopposed)
- Possession Claims
- Forfeiture proceedings
- Rent and Service Charge disputes
- Claims for damages for dilapidations
- Boundary disputes including claims to register easements by prescription
- Breach of covenant claims
My wider litigation experience includes dealing with claims in respect of professional negligence, contractual disputes and contested probate.
I have experience in dealing with claims at County Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and the First-tier Tribunal and mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Malik v Sheikh  EWHC 973 - Acted for the successful appellant in this case which related to the presumption of undue influence between family members
Patel & Patel v Patel & Patel  WL 02908670 – Acted for the successful landlords in opposing the grant of a new tenancy on the ground that they intended to occupy the premises for the purposes of their own business
Member of the Property Litigation Association
Life Outside the Law
Being a native of Manchester, Steven is a season ticket holder at Manchester United. The rest of his time is taken up by his young family and consuming Netflix box sets.