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After successfully completing pupillage, Stefan joined 9 Bedford Row in October 2017. He regularly prosecutes and defends in the Crown Court, magistrates’ courts and youth courts. He also receives instructions to represent requested persons in extradition proceedings.
Background and expertise
Prior to joining chambers, Stefan worked for a law firm specialising in public law matters. Following periods living and working in South America, Stefan speaks fluent (oral and written) Spanish.
Following guilty pleas at PTPH to six dwelling burglaries and threats to cause criminal damage, Stefan obtained a sentence of four years’ custody for a prolific domestic burglar accused of category one offences.
Crown Court at Snaresbrook.
Stefan successfully appealed a magistrates’ court sentence in which the Crown Court found that the magistrates’ bench had failed to adequately reflect credit and had not taken proper account of mitigation.
Crown Court at Blackfriars.
Stefan successfully defended a client accused of domestic assault by opposing a special measures application for the complainant and introducing the complainant’s bad character. During the trial, he cross-examined a nine-year old witness who admitted that the complainant had told him what to say.
Colchester Magistrates’ Court.
- Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, Buchan Prize for BPTC Result (2015).
- Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, Lord Denning Scholarship for the BPTC (2014).
- Organization of American States, Best Participant in the Model OAS (2010).
- University of Edinburgh, Special Distinction in Spoken Spanish (2009)
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City Law School (2015), Bar Professional Training Course, Outstanding.
City Law School (2015), Graduate Diploma in Law, Commendation.
King’s College London (2010), MA in War Studies, Distinction.
University of Edinburgh (2009), MA (Hons.) in European History and Spanish, First-class with Honours.
The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
The Criminal Bar Association
The British-Spanish Law Association