Stephen is a leading environmental and insurance lawyer, specialising in mitigating ESG liabilities for corporates, lenders and public sector bodies.
Stephen advises environmental and construction insurers on non-litigious issues. He is a specialist in ESG, contaminated land and environmental insurance and has co-founded several successful ventures in the environmental data, insurance and consulting sectors, providing legal, practical and commercial advice to entrepreneurs, start-ups and other early-stage businesses.
He is managing partner of The Sykes Partnership LLP and is an experienced chair and Non-Executive Director of environmental organisations. He is Past Chair of the UK Environmental Law Association (2015-17) and has chaired several scientific consultancies.
He is a Visiting Fellow at Birkbeck College’s Centre for Innovation Management Research, which is part of the University of London, where he tutors postgraduate students from around the world on the Entrepreneurial Venture Creation course.
He is a director of Ashfield Risk Transfer Solutions – a specialist independent broker of environmental, construction, planning and legal indemnity insurance solutions which are used to facilitate complex commercial transactions.
He has the rare gift of being both an excellent lawyer and a sound and innovative entrepreneur. He also has a genuine commitment to protection of the environment, sustainable business and the synergy between the two.”
Stephen Tromans, QC, 39 Essex Chambers
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