Stephen Brassington

Stephen Brassington

"He never fails to deliver outstanding results."

Chambers UK 2018
Year of call: 1994
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Stephen Brassington is rightly regarded as one of the leading practitioners in the field of Professional Discipline and was named Chambers and Partners Junior of the Year 2016. In Chambers UK 2017, Stephen was named as a star individual and was described as ‘outstanding’ by the directory.

He is described, as “a class operator” by Chambers and Partners (2013) and The legal 500 comment he is “an extraordinarily effective advocate” (2014) and ‘they should sell tickets to watch his cross-examination of experts.’ (2016). He advises and acts primarily in cases arising from the healthcare, sports, education and legal industries.

Stephen also undertakes a significant amount of Health and Safety defence work, in particular advising and assisting in defence of criminal prosecutions and at Coronial Inquests.

His background is one of criminal defence work, where he has advised and represented clients facing allegations of murder, manslaughter (including gross negligence) and other non-fatal offences of violence, sexual offences, substantial drugs supply and importation, counterfeit pharmaceuticals and others. He also has extensive experience of cases of fraud, money laundering and other financial wrongdoing. Notable cases included defending in a conspiracy to kidnap Victoria Beckham, and in a £multi-million conspiracy to defraud Microsoft.

What others say:

“He has a really excellent tactical mind. He’s brilliant on his feet and very persuasive with committees.” – Chambers UK 2018

“He never fails to deliver outstanding results.” – Chambers UK 2018

“He defends in heavyweight General Dental Council and General Medical Council cases.” – Legal 500 2017

“A spellbinding advocate who achieves astounding results for his clients. Add relentless hard work, fierce intellect and natural charisma all together, and you get Stephen Brassington”

“The best cross-examiner I have ever come across, due to his ability to pick people apart. He beats experts in their own area of expertise, pouncing on any comment in a way that changes the game.” – Chambers UK 2017

“A charismatic, dynamic advocate who is also an extremely skilled, strong strategist.” – Chambers UK 2017

“He’s calm, efficient and able to put the most anxious of clients at ease. He has a slick advocacy style and ability to engage well with panels.” – Chambers UK 2016

“He has a charisma and style about him that is underpinned by hard work.” – Chambers UK 2015

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