Partner, Simmons & Simmons


Stephen specialises in assisting corporate and individual clients in complex international criminal and regulatory matters.

Stephen’s expertise encompasses advising on the impact of financial sanctions across a range of jurisdictions and sectors. In addition, he has particular expertise in advising in anti-bribery compliance, investigations and proceedings and UK Financial Conduct Authority matters. Stephen is also experienced in money laundering prevention, investigations and prosecutions. This comprehensive and longstanding experience allows him to advise on the particular criminal and regulatory risks associated with conducting business in highly sensitive jurisdictions and sectors, ensuring that clients can navigate through what is often a complex regulatory landscape.