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Michael Stephenson


After obtaining an English degree from Cambridge University, Michael Stephenson  qualified as a solicitor in 1982 and commenced practice as Michael Stephenson & Co in 1988. This was a general practice offering conveyancing, family law and criminal law services. Amalgamation  with Mark Fairweather in 1994 led to the formation of Fairweather Stephenson & Co in 1994 under which style the  firm practised until 2016 when the name Fairstep Solicitors was adopted.

Michael’s own specialism has always been criminal law, representing and advising in the  police station, Magistrates and  Crown Courts. He also advises on employment law , contracts, settlement agreements and disputes.