Stephen Elphick is recognised as being friendly and approachable.

Stephen is a diligent, positive and persuasive advocate who firmly believes in the value of preparation to success.


Stephen has built up a wealth of experience in personal injury cases (EL/PL/RTA) in particular in the areas of causation disputes, LVI and fraud allegations together with fundamental dishonesty. Stephen is particularly adept in matters of costs (including technical arguments relating to early exit from the Rapid Claims portal).

Stephen is regularly instructed to attend Trials, Disposal Hearings and Stage 3 Quantum Hearings.

Stephen has a developing practice in jurisdictional disputes in respect of personal injury claims. He is regularly instructed to advise and draft Particulars of Claim in respect of accidents abroad.

Stephen has appeared for Claimants in the County Court and High Court in cases involving catastrophic and life-changing injuries.

Stephen is regularly instructed to represent parents, children and local authorities in public and private law proceedings.

Stephen has experience in a wide variety of civil and commercial disputes, including matters such as product liability and contractual disputes. Stephen enjoys receiving instructions in all areas of civil and commercial litigation.

Stephen has particularly strong experience with respect to credit hire disputes, dealing with these cases for well over a decade.

Stephen is also responsible for developing and delivering credit hire training for new tenants of St Pauls Chambers.

Stephen has played cricket to representative level as a junior before following his passion and studying sports science to degree level and subsequently completing an MA in Sport and the Law. As a consequence, Stephen understands the often unique legal needs of the sporting community ranging from elite athletes, amateur participants to governing bodies alike.

Stephen is also a member of the FA County Chairmans Disciplinary Tribunal Panel for aggravated rule breach offences and is a trustee of the Bradford Bulls Charitable Foundation.

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  • MA Sport and the Law
  • BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching & Exercise Science

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Chambers is centrally located within walking distance of the train station, secure car parks and the Courts.

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St Pauls Chambers
Park Row House
19-20 Park Row

For out of hours assistance please call the senior clerk on 07854170429.

The switchboard will open from 08:30 until 17:30

Phone: +44 (0)1132 455 866
Email: [email protected]
CJSM: [email protected]

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