Stephen Mallinson

Call 2015

“He was absolutely brilliant. He was calm, reassuring and professional’’.

Instructing Solicitor, 2021
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Stephen specialises in all areas of family law. He has represented clients successfully in the County Court, High Court and Court of Appeal.

Public Law

Stephen represents parents, Guardians and Local Authorities at all stages of Public Law proceedings.

He is experienced in cases involving allegations of non-accidental injuries, abuse (physical, emotional, and sexual) and neglect. Stephen also has experience of cases involving deprivation of liberty (children).

Private Law

Stephen’s practice covers all areas of Private Law disputes, including those involving international and jurisdictional issues.

He is instructed regularly in multi-day fact-finding and final hearings. He is experienced in cases involving allegations of rape and domestic abuse.

Stephen also drafts committal applications and represents clients at committal hearings.

Recent instructions have seen Stephen represent a number of professional sportsmen and medical professionals.

Matrimonial Finance

Stephen represents clients at all stages of matrimonial finance proceedings. He has dealt with cases involving consideration of company accounts, assets outside of the jurisdiction, and pensions.

Reported Cases

– Re P (A Child) (Interim Separation) [2021] EWCA Civ 499
o Appeal allowed. Represented the Father in an appeal against a decision on interim separation.