Stephen was appointed an Adjunct Research Fellow in November 2018. Stephen was previously a Sessional Lecturer and Sessional Tutor at the Law School and an Academic Tutor in the School of Indigenous Studies. He has also worked as a Research Assistant to several members of Faculty.
Stephen graduated from the Juris Doctor as UWA Law School Valedictorian and on the Dean's List for Academic Excellence and Research by Invitation. Stephen was awarded various Law School prizes, including the King & Wood Mallesons Prize in Law for the best performance in Advanced Legal Research (by Invitation).
Stephen has a particular interest in the law of obligations and competition regulation. He is pursuing doctoral studies at The University of Sydney in the area of equitable estoppel. He is also the co-editor of two forthcoming texts, Current Issues in Competition Law: Background, History, and Future Directions and Current Issues in Competition Law: Practice and Perspectives, both published by The Federation Press.
Additionally, Stephen is also undertaking research into the experiences of law students and practitioners from disadvantaged backgrounds and how those experiences may be improved.
Stephen has been published in various peer-reviewed journals, including the University of Western Australia Law Review.
Stephen is admitted as a Lawyer in New South Wales and is presently Researcher to the Equity Division of the Supreme Court of New South Wales. He previously worked at a top-tier firm in Sydney. He is also a Sessional Academic for the Law Extension Committee at The University of Sydney and a Sessional Academic at Sydney Law School, a Probationary Reporter for the New South Wales Law Reports, and a Reporter for the Federal Law Reports.