Steve heads up Osborne Clarke’s office in Silicon Valley. He is a corporate transactional lawyer but assists clients with all kinds of cross-border work, focusing particularly on companies active in the Digital Business space.
His experience includes advising Airbnb on the acquisition of Crashpadder, a UK marketplace connecting people who need a short-term living space to those who are offering it and advising Kleiner Perkins on a major investment in SoundCloud, the leading social sound platform.
As an English-qualified lawyer with extensive experience of advising American-headquartered clients, he counsels US companies on all aspects of their international legal needs.
He represents numerous emerging businesses in establishing overseas operations, advises clients on UK acquisitions, represents US VCs on European investments and manages multi-jurisdictional projects across Europe, Asia, Australia and South America.