Steve Brookes | BA PgDL

Steve is a dual qualified Solicitor and Barrister, this dual qualification gives him the ability the transfer strong sound advice in the office to persuasive submissions in the Court room.

Steve joined the firm as an associate and became a Director in 2014. Steve is also the firms training principal and currently has a trainee under his supervision.

Steve has appeared as an advocate in many Magistrates, Crown and County Courts throughout England and Wales. Steve advises clients from the police station to trial in criminal matters and from pre-action to trial/costs assessment in civil cases.

Steve was previously employed by HMRC, advising clients on a range of taxation and financial issues.

Following call to the Bar, Steve worked in London for two years cutting his teeth in criminal litigation before moving back to his native Birmingham to branch into a mixed practise of crime, civil fraud and commercial litigation including cross jurisdictional work.

Steve is a former international athlete having represented Great Britain at triathlon and having been a lottery-funded athlete on Great Britain's Olympic program for over five years.

In his spare time he continues to compete to a high level including winning his debut race in the Marathon event; covering the 26.2 mile course is just over two and a half hours.

  • Representing a Defendant against a claim by HMRC for unpaid VAT and income tax that included obtaining an interim costs order in favour of the Defendant.
  • Advising a small business in its civil claim against one of the largest insurance groups in the world
  • Representing a well-established regional letting agency in a professional negligence dispute
  • Representing an individual in a claim for over £10,000 against the DWP
  • Advising a Defendant in a high- profile defamation case
  • Advising two Claimants in a £3 million personal guarantee dispute against a bank
  • Acting for the mistress of a British actor in her high value claim against her former partner and an investment company
  • Advising an accountant in an internal-employment dispute
  • Advising an international athlete in their case of non-selection to the Olympic Games
  • Criminal litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • White collar fraud & HMRC disputes
  • Regulatory Law
  • Family Law (private and public)
  • Prison Law
  • The University of Birmingham
  • The College of Law
  • Called to the Bar (Lincoln's Inn)
  • Police Station Accredited
  • Admission to the Roll of Solicitors
  • Telephone: +44 121 213 4812
    Email: steve@addisonaaron.com
    Emergency Contact: +44 7874822365

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