• Family
  • Child Care
  • Domestic Abuse

Stephen had 18 years experience as a solicitor prior to converting to the Bar, working predominantly in the North East.

Stephen’s primary area of interest and expertise is in Family law. He acts in public law cases for local authorities, individuals and on behalf of children. He is a former member of the Law Society Children Panel.

Stephen deals with all aspects of private children law and has regularly appeared in the Family Proceedings Court, the County Court and the District Registry. Such matters often involved issues of sexual abuse, domestic violence, mental health, non accidental injury and or vulnerable individuals including the Court of Protection. His practice includes both securing and contesting injunctions as against individuals and assets.


  • LLB (Hons) Newcastle Polytechnic

Clerking team

Steven Preen

Lead Family Clerk

0191 245 9551

Family & Immigration Clerk

0191 245 9531

Family Clerk

0191 245 9530

Family & Court of Protection Clerk

0191 245 9590

Direct Access Clerk

01642 247 569