Stephen is a partner in the dispute resolution team with over twenty years’ experience in dealing with a wide variety of commercial litigation disputes, acting for a variety of UK and international companies as well as high net worth individuals. His work encompasses a number of areas from technology sector disputes to product liability claims and from intellectual property to reputational management.
Stephen takes the lead on several areas of the group’s practice and deals with substantial claims in the High court involving multiple issues where an understanding of the client’s business and the underlying issues facing the products or services involved is equally as important as the legal issues in play. He works closely with the firm’s Employment team advising on and dealing with business protection injunctions and reputational matters.
Stephen regularly presents on a number of topics including effective dispute resolution, reputation management and intellectual property. He is a member of the Society for Computers and Law and a CEDR qualified mediator. He was been recognised by both Chambers and Partners (as an associate to watch) and by the Legal 500 (next generation partner).
- Contract & commercial claims
- Corporate, shareholder and partnership disputes
- Defamation and reputation
- Intellectual property disputes
- IT disputes
- Dispute Resolution
- Product liability
- Professional negligence
"Stephen Baker had my case well prepared and the other side were basically left floundering".
"Stephen's thoughtful and detailed guidance helped through a very stressful High Court action which produced a successful outcome".
"Stephen's attention to detail was excellent".
“In my considerable experience they are head and shoulders above their immediate competition and Stephen Baker, in particular, is one of the best litigators I have ever encountered”.