Stefano has a wide range of experience in cases involving mental health issues and vulnerable clients. He has experience of conducting Court of Protection work in cases involving health and welfare decisions. Stefano has been recognised for his Court of Protection work.
Stefano completed a Masters Degree in Medical Law and Ethics (completing his dissertation on the ethical implications of PVS cases) and draws upon this experience and his work in the Family Division when advising and representing parties within this area of law.
This combination of academic and professional experience proved crucial when he successfully represented one of the fathers in the ground-breaking IVF case of Evans v Amicus Healthcare  EWHC 2161 (Fam).
“He has the gravitas to carry a case combined with the people skills to carry the client.”
Legal 500 2020
“He’s very committed, and is also a pleasant opponent.” “He’s well regarded in both public and private child law.”
Chambers UK 2020
“Very experienced in serious sexual abuse cases involving children.”
Legal 500 2019
"He is fantastic. He is a go-to guy if you have a huge case. He is used a lot on complicated cases and he is very easy to deal with." "He handles difficult and complex childcare proceedings which sometimes involve QCs on the other side. He has a very good rapport with the client, very supportive and he is very thorough."
Chambers UK, 2016
Family Law Bar Association
Association of Lawyers for Children
LLB (Hons) Queen Mary College University of London
MA (Medical Law and Ethics) Kings College University of London