Steve is a corporate Partner and head of Osborne Clarke’s office in New York.
As an English-qualified lawyer with extensive experience of advising American-headquartered clients, he counsels US companies on all aspects of their international legal needs. Advising North American clients on English legal matters and supporting their global legal projects, Steve works closely with Osborne Clarke’s European offices and network of law firms around the world. He is a corporate transactional lawyer but assists clients with all kinds of cross-border work, focusing particularly on companies active in the Digital Business space.
His recent work includes representing numerous emerging businesses establish overseas operations, advising clients on UK acquisitions, representing US VCs on European investments and managing multi-jurisdictional projects across Europe, Asia, Australia and South America. Steve joined Osborne Clarke in 2001 from an in-house position at Vodafone.
He has been a Partner since 2004 and led the firm’s West Coast operations from 2007 to 2016. He is a registered Foreign Legal Consultant in California and New York. He is also chair of the Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee of the Business Section of the American Bar Association.