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Steven Turner is a barrister at Parklane Plowden Chambers who specialises in Sports Law, Civil Fraud, Insurance, Business & Commercial, Personal Injury, Costs & Litigation and Professional Negligence.
Steven is a nationally recognised practitioner with a deserved reputation for all-round excellence. He is regularly instructed in high profile test case litigation (e.g. Irving v Morgan Sindall PLC  EWHC 1147 (QB); McBride v UK Insurance Ltd.  EWCA 144; Stevens v Equity Syndicate Management Ltd.  EWCA Civ 93; Phillips v Willis  EWCA Civ 401; Zurich Insurance v Umerji  EWCA Civ 357) and is frequently asked to advise upon high value cases involving complex points of law. His common sense approach to litigation and ability to understand wider strategic issues have made him a firm favourite with both Claimants and Defendants alike.
Although based in Leeds, Steven travels nationwide for the purposes of conferences and court hearings.
Personal Injuries Bar Association
BA (Hons) English & Film Studies, University of Kent
Common Professional Examination (Nottingham Trent University)
Bar Vocational Course (Inns of Court School of Law)
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1
Steven Turner – Parklane Plowden ‘Best in the northeast on costs and procedural issues. Well received in court, very friendly and welcoming to clients. Steven is able to quickly identify the key issues and produce succinct arguments to support his opinion.’
Described by one client as the ‘best in the northeast on costs and procedural issues’, Steven Turner is a nationally recognised practitioner at Parklane Plowden. Turner has throughout his career been involved in high-value and high-importance costs hearings, leading to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Courts, and was involved in the first case on the post-Jackson reform Part 45 fixed costs regime to reach the Court of Appeal. In Prosser v British Airways Plc, Turner successfully argued before the Court of Appeal that solicitors can recover VAT on a full MRO fee.
Steven Turner – Parklane Plowden ‘Very approachable with exceptional client care skills with a keen eye for detail. Steven is able to quickly identify the key issues and produce succinct arguments to support his opinion. He has the ability to unravel complex issues into easily digestible pieces which complement his excellent presentation skills and no nonsense approach.’