Stephen is a corporate associate with Orrick and is part of the Technology Companies Group in London. His practice areas cover all aspects of corporate law, with a particular focus on venture capital, mergers, acquisitions and private equity transactions. Stephen is very interested in emerging technologies and advising clients on the related developments in these areas.

Stephen is interested in emerging technologies and focussed on providing innovative and pragmatic advice to Orrick's clients. Before joining the team at Orrick, Stephen trained and qualified with a top tier Irish law firm in Dublin. He has worked with leading Irish venture capital firms on early stage and growth funding rounds into tech companies in a range of sectors. He has also worked on company-side matters involving general corporate issues and advised on several large M&A transactions. Stephen regularly advises venture capital firms on due diligence and investment issues. He also advises start-ups and tech companies on the issues that are commonly encountered on incorporation, fund raising, growth and exits.