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Stephen Innes

Stephen Innes was called to the Bar in 2000 and practices from chambers at 4 New Square. His practice is in civil/commercial law, focusing in particular on professional liability and costs, being recommended in the Legal 500 directory as a leading junior in each field. Stephen is also an accredited mediator.

Leading cases include: Aodhcon v Bridgeco [2014] 2 All ER (Comm) 928, [2014] 2 BCLC 237 in relation to a mortgagee's duty to obtain the best price reasonably obtainable; Bradford & Bingley v Ross [2005] EWCA Civ 394, Times, May 3, 2005 in relation to a sale by a mortgagee to a connected company; Pulvers v Chan [2008] PNLR 9 where a solicitor's firm pursued a claim against a dishonest employee and others involved in mortgage fraud; Toombs v Bridging Loans [2014] EWHC 4566 (QB) concerning limitation in a lender's claim against a valuer; Brokerhouse v OJS [2011] PNLR 23 in relation to the application of SAAMCo to a claim against a solicitor.

Stephen has contributed to the Lexis Nexis Practice Notes on solicitor/client costs and on relief from sanctions. He has lectured extensively and had a number of articles published on topics such as lender shortfall claims, solicitors' hourly rates, costs of in-house lawyers, costs budgeting, CPR Part 36, wasted costs and third party costs orders.

Practice Areas


  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 2000

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