Steven is a Director and head of our top tier Shipping and Aviation team. The Shipping and Aviation team have been described as “Experts in aviation and marine matters in the Isle of Man. The “go-to” firm in that jurisdiction. Great to work with and extremely responsive.”

Often described as “an expert in his field” Steven has extensive experience in domestic and cross-border asset finance, but with particular focus on business and commercial aviation, ship and super-yacht finance. Clients have commented that he “takes a very close interest in all developments relating to aviation law and his broad experience with other clients contributes to his knowledge and the quality of the advice given.”

He also regularly advises clients in connection with Isle of Man business jet sale and purchase, aviation regulation, insolvency and asset repossession. His clients range from financial institutions, airlines and ship owners to high-net-worth individuals.

Steven is recognised by The Legal 500 as a ‘Leading Individual’ in his field and by Chamber and Partners as a ‘Notable Practitioner’. He is the only Isle of Man lawyer currently ranked in the Chambers and Partners Global shortlist of leading private aviation lawyers, where clients describe Steven as “easily the best aviation lawyer in the Isle of Man”.

Steven has also presented at conferences including EBACE, the NBAA Business Aircraft Finance, Registration and Legal Conference, the Isle of Man Aviation Conference, the Corporate Jet Investor Summer School and the Google Lunar X-Prize Summit.


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