Stephen joined Dow Schofield Watts as a Partner in 2022, when he launched the Glasgow office.
Stephen was previously head of corporate tax at French Duncan in Glasgow and has 17 years’ experience in tax, having also worked at BDO, Grant Thornton and Lloyds Banking Group, where he advised on the restructuring of a number of large corporates and major infrastructure projects in the wake of the financial crash. He has specialist knowledge of structuring large corporate deals and private equity funds with particular experience in the care and hospitality sectors.
He has extensive experience of advising on capital reduction demergers, corporate debt/derivatives restructuring, international tax planning and property related tax advice.
In his spare time Stephen enjoys spending time with his family, and plays and watches football and golf regularly.