Stephen graduated from the University of Tasmania with Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees. He is admitted as a practitioner of the Supreme Court of Tasmania and the High Court of Australia.
Prior to commencing at Rae & Partners, Stephen worked at Jane Franklin Hall, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, and completed a clerkship in inquests and inquiries at the NSW Crown Solicitor’s Office.
Stephen has a broad practice in family law, criminal law and child protection. He has a particular interest in advocacy and regularly appears in the Magistrates, Federal Circuit and Family Courts. He also enjoys resolving matters for clients through negotiation and mediation.
Stephen has a strong commitment to social justice issues. Outside of work, you might find him at the theatre (either on stage or in the wings), reading, socialising, or winding down with an episode of Rake.