Steven is a leading authority on international litigation. Over the past 25 years his firm has been retained by governmental, national and international organisations.  Steven currently acts for state enterprises, prominent financial institutions and other organisations in numerous jurisdictions.

In the last 2 years Legal 500 has singled out Steven as being a leading individual in civil fraud and as being “aggressive for clients’ claims” “unparalleled” “doyen” and “an undoubted leader and superb legal strategist” He has been described as “always seeking to push the boundaries of what you can achieve to maximise a client’s position – he thinks outside the box” and as “a wise and excellent strategist” who “has a breadth and depth of experience, extensive knowledge of the market, and a willingness to take things on” and is described as a “brilliant thinker” according to market sources, who also commend him as having “very good instincts” and being “result orientated” and as “visionary in terms of his command of tactics” (Chambers). In the 2017 Asset Recovery edition of Who`s Who, Steven topped the UK list of leading practitioners in the global world of asset recovery work.

The Legal 500 and Chambers have identified PCB as a leading litigation practice, “the team constantly appearing in high quality work” “simply outstanding” “extremely skilled” and a “highly regarded litigation boutique”. – also being described in the 2017 Legal 500 edition as “a niche firm which has built up an outstanding reputation in the civil fraud field”, “punching well above its weight” and providing “pragmatic, current and appropriate advice on all fronts”

After qualifying as a Solicitor he soon became a partner at Clintons before founding PCB.

Steven is the UK representative of Fraudnet,( a global network of fraud litigation practitioners who are in the top tier of the civil fraud section of a recent edition of the Chambers Global Law Directory. He is a founding member of the UK’s Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the recently formed panel advising the Home Office on Public/Private strategies to counter fraud as well as being a member of the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts . For a number of years Steven was deputy chairman and a board member of the Fraud Advisory Panel ( Steven is listed by the London Times as one of the 100 key influential legal professionals in the United Kingdom..