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Steven Young


T: +44 20 7814 8000
D: +44 20 7814 6435

Summary Open

Steven is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution group in the London office of Watson Farley & Williams.

Steven joined the firm on qualification in 2017 and specialises in commercial litigation and international arbitration.

Experience Open

    Steven’s experience includes:
    • Acting for a major investment conglomerate in a multi-billion dollar LCIA arbitration regarding the disputed ownership of a leading telecoms operator.
    • Assisting the joint liquidators of an offshore entity in relation to insolvency litigation before the High Court arising from the Icelandic banking crisis.
    • Advising the trustees of a marital trust in a multi-million pound LCIA arbitration in respect of the alleged failure of the respondents to perform ongoing contractual obligations.
    • Assisting a number of financial institutions and manufacturers in regards to regulatory investigations and enforcement actions.
    • Representing claimants in successful appeals to the Social Entitlement Chamber following the decision of the Secretary of State to refuse their applications for Employment Support Allowance (pro bono).

Education Open

  • 2014 – 2015: LPC, BPP University
  • 2011 – 2014: Oxford University (Worcester College), BA (Jurisprudence)

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Young International Arbitration Group

Employment Record Open

  • 2017 – present: Associate, Watson Farley & Williams
  • 2015 – 2017: Trainee, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom