What do you specialise in?
A past president of Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and strong advocate of the Sheffield City Region, Steve joins the firm’s Sheffield office; following a period of six years working as a consultant for Lupton Fawcett LLP.
Having qualified as a solicitor in 1973, Steve has practiced his entire career in Sheffield – proudly taking on the role of Chamber of Commerce President in 2013. Steve is also currently on the Advisory Board to the Law Faculty at Sheffield University.
He is a highly experienced property lawyer who a passion for leasehold enfranchisement. Leasehold enfranchisement is a big problem for certain areas of Sheffield and Steve's local knowledge is second to none. When a lease runs short, there are two main options, extending the current lease or purchasing the freehold from the freeholder. Steve has assisted many clients in Sheffield with both of these solutions and has also helped the business to develop a leasehold product known as 'Lease Checker'.