Stephen Mallinson

Stephen Mallinson

Called to bar: 
2015

Stephen became a tenant at Angel Chambers in October 2019 upon completion of his pupillage.

Stephen has developed a busy practice with a focus on family, criminal and civil law. He has also been appointed to the Attorney General’s ‘Junior Junior’ List.

Before commencing pupillage, Stephen represented clients in more than 1,300 civil hearings in the County Court and High Court.

Practice Areas

Family law

Stephen represents clients at all stages of private and public Children Act proceedings. He appears before Magistrates, District Judges and Circuit Judges daily.

Private Law

Stephen represents parents and grandparents at all stages of proceedings, from conciliation hearings and directions hearings through to fact-find hearings and final hearings.

He is experienced in representing clients in applications for child arrangements orders, non-molestation orders, specific issue orders and occupation orders. He is instructed in cases concerning allegations of rape and domestic violence.

Public Law

Stephen represents parents in proceedings involving allegations of non-accidental injuries and neglect. He has also represented Local Authorities. Stephen has been instructed to represent clients at applications for interim care orders, directions hearings, IRHs and final hearings.

Matrimonial Finance

Stephen accepts instructions to represent Applicants and Respondents in matrimonial finance proceedings.

Criminal law

Stephen prosecutes and defends in the Magistrates’ Court and Crown Court.

He has conducted trials involving allegations of sexual assault, threats to kill, ABH and witness intimidation. Stephen has also prosecuted and defended in ‘County Lines’ cases involving conspiracies to supply Class A drugs.

Civil law

Stephen accepts instructions in all areas of civil law.

He represents Claimants and Defendants in trials, stage 3 hearings, infant approval hearings, possession claims, insolvency proceedings and interlocutory applications.

Stephen has represented government departments, regulatory bodies, FTSE 100 companies, a professional football club and the CEO of a high street bank. Stephen has obtained possession orders in several high-profile trespass claims which attracted national news coverage. Stephen has also represented clients at the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber).

Stephen accepts instructions to advise on liability, quantum and prospects of success. He also accepts instructions to draft pleadings.

Stephen is a civil & commercial mediator. He accepts instructions to act as a mediator and as a mediation advocate.

Stephen has delivered a training session to a leading law firm on claims arising from road traffic accidents.

Appointments 
  • Attorney General’s ‘Junior Junior’ List (2019)
  • Civil & Commercial Mediator (2015)
Memberships 
  • Family Law Bar
  • Association
Education 
  • L.L.B. - 2:1
  • BPTC - Very Competent