"a star in the making." Clients praise his "really excellent attention to detail and excellent intellectual analysis."
Chambers UK 2017
Stuart is a partner in the London office of Mayer Brown's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. He handles a variety of contractual and other commercial disputes in the High Court and in appellate courts.
Stuart's main focus is on litigation concerning commercial trusts. He is head of the firm's Pensions Litigation practice in London and advises on a range of contentious pension matters including some of the most significant cases of recent years. For example, he acted for the Trustee in the landmark Merchant Navy Ratings Pension Fund litigation, for which the team was shortlisted for the Litigation Team of the Year Award by The Lawyer and commended in the FT Europe Innovative Lawyers report.
Stuart represents clients in a range of sectors, including the telecoms, energy, utilities, logistics and construction industries, as well as advising on matters involving investment funds, private trusts and sovereign wealth funds.
He is a frequent speaker on topics including alternative dispute resolution, claims against directors, collective litigation, privilege, interpretation of documents and pension related issues.