Stephen King

Position: Partner
Phone: +(44)(0)1603 693257
Fax: +(44)(0)1603 611697

What can I do for you?

I am an experienced dispute resolution lawyer with a background in insurance law and the management of the defence of a variety of insurance and public sector related cases. From issues around common law duties of care, to breach of statutory duties in relation to product supply, Human Rights and regulatory obligations. Acknowledged for my work on health sector related matters. Partner lead on medical malpractice and medical devices litigation. Representation at inquiries, inquests and before the courts and Tribunals.

Supporting my clients’ ambitions

I act for insurers, brokers and their professional, corporate, public and independent sector insureds. I advise on the interpretation of policy wording, and insurance coverage issues. I manage a regionally based team, across Birmingham, Cambridge, Leeds, London, Manchester and Norwich.

What do others say?

Legal 500 describes my team as a "leader in professional negligence defence; the advice is superb and great value for money"

The 2015 edition of Chambers UK says about me: “Stephen King focuses on professional indemnity issues and commands the "utmost respect" for his "unique ability to talk straight to insurance companies" and his "wealth of legal knowledge”.

Chambers UK also says of our firm: “Clients return to this firm time and again for its regional reach and the ‘experience, dedication and tenacity’ of the lawyers.”

What else should you know?

I am also a partner supporting the wider public sector work of the firm and have acted for government agencies and public sector bodies on issues around the scope of their duties. The team provide consultancy services to support risk management/risk awareness development as well as technical training on the variety of legal and procedural issues that impact on our clients.