Stephen Clark

Senior Associate
Edinburgh Office
Stephen is a senior associate in our Corporate division in Edinburgh.

Stephen is dual qualified as a solicitor in Scotland and in England and Wales. Stephen is a notary public and holds a masters degree in IT and Telecommunications Law. He has over 15 years' corporate experience in acting for a wide range of SME business across the UK.

He understands that clients need to be able to rely on their legal advisor to provide the best commercial solutions in a practical and pragmatic way. He offers a jargon-free and user-friendly experience with a focus on the commercial reality his clients are facing and the need to get business done efficiently.  

Business Expertise

Stephen acts for a number of clients in various sectors advising them on a range of corporate and commercial issues. He deals with businesses of all sizes from start-ups and spin-outs to SMEs and multinational organisations. Stephen has a particular focus on high-growth and entrepreneurial business in a number of sectors including life sciences, technology and renewable energy.

Stephen advises clients on multiple aspects of corporate law including equity investments, share sales and purchases, business sales and purchases, management buy-outs, joint ventures, share buybacks, corporate restructuring and share option incentive schemes. He acts for a number of prominent investor clients on a range of private equity transactions and is well-respected in this field.

He also advises clients on intellectual property issues including IP licensing, IP assignations and assignments, as well as providing general commercial advice relating to the supply of goods and services including software.