Darren Stewart

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Degree: 
BVC; LL.B (Hons)
Year of call and Inn: 
2002; Inner Temple
Practice Overview: 

Darren Stewart was called to the Bar in 2002 following which he commenced employment with Eversheds LLP, before cross-qualifying as a solicitor, being admitted to the Roll in 2004.

He practises in employment, civil and regulatory law.

Background:

Following his tenure at Eversheds LLP he developed a multi-disciplinary practice in South Wales which included representing both claimant and defendant clients in civil, employment and licensing matters.

In 2009 Darren established his own boutique practice specialising in providing commercial advice and assistance to local business and SMEs. Representing clients in both non-contentious and contentious matters, he was frequently instructed to appear in the civil courts and tribunals with regard to various employment, contract and commercial disputes.

In 2015 Darren began acting as a consultant lawyer for various local authorities. Through a shared service ‘ABS’ Darren acted for unitary authorities, district and borough councils in a range of local government related issues which saw him advising at director and chief executive level and liaising with councilors, Members of Parliament and monitoring officers. Often instructed to advise on complex and politically sensitive matters.

During this time he was also invited to lead the litigation team of the ABS.

Darren understands the unique internal workings, and unique tensions of advising and working on behalf of local authorities and other public bodies.

Client Recommendations:

“Darren is a highly competent lawyer with a diverse and broad skillset… He demonstrates versatility and professionalism, commitment and dedication, along with the intellectual confidence to undertake any task asked of him…”

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