Stephen Bishop practices in commercial, property and employment law. He came to the bar after 20 years in industry, within engineering and IT, where he held appointments to Director level. He combines this commercial and technical experience with the trial skills and experience gained in a range of different forums, (including criminal courts) to give pragmatic advice and effective advocacy.
He is highly IT literate after years working at IBM and is a Certified Cyber Forensics Professional EU. He has advised HMRC on search operations and the issue of Legal Professional Privilege in respect of seized materials. This makes him well placed to deal with commercial fraud, eDiscovery and cases involving confidentiality and privilege.
Stephen sailed for Great Britain for many years, including winning the Admiral’s Cup and the Fastnet Race. He is also a qualified ski instructor.
- Commercial Law
- Employment Law
- Property Law
Appointments & Memberships
- Employment Law Bar Association
- Certified Cyber Forensics Professional EU
- Bar Pro Bono Unit
R. v Williams (Orette)  EWCA Crim 2162,  EWCA Crim 3100
Appeal and certified point of law concerning the reverse burden of proof contained in s.1(5) of the Firearms Act 1982 and art.6(2) of the European Convention on Human Rights 1950