Mr Christopher Cook > Exchange Chambers > Manchester, England > Barrister Profile

Exchange Chambers
M3 3NW
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Work Department

Commercial; Intellectual Property


Stephen is an exceptional commercial barrister. He is highly respected and specialises in high value and complex disputes. He has over 20 years’ experience in the fields of commercial and property litigation and is recommended as a leading practitioner by both Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500. His practice comprises:

  • Shareholder and company disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Commercial contract disputes
  • Commercial fraud
  • Professional negligence – solicitors, surveyors and accountants
  • Product liability
  • Real property disputes
  • Contested mortgage disputes and mortgage fraud
  • Arbitration, mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution

Stephen is renowned for his hard working and no nonsense approach, for the pragmatic and strategic advice that he provides and for his ability to relate to his clients and to communicate his advice to them in an unstuffy, clear and practical manner.


Called 1990; Accredited Mediator


  • Chancery Bar Association


  • BSc (Hons); BComm (Hons) – University of Birmingham
  • Diploma in Law – City University
  • BVC – Inns of Court School of Law