Stephen has been the Partner heading up the Family Law Department at OLN since 2000, is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (“IAFL”) and the current Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Family Law Association (“FLA”). Stephen is an associate member of Resolution (the Solicitors Family Law Association, UK) and member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia. Stephen has been instructed on many leading cases in the areas of family law and trusts law. Stephen is highly recommended by Chambers and Partners as leading lawyer in Family / Matrimonial (International firms) in Chambers Asia-Pacific in 2015.
Stephen has contributed to a number of articles on Family Law for legal publications, is one of the authors of the FLA Code of Conduct and has lectured on family law. Stephen appeared in RTHK Radio 3 Programme about the recent government consultation on child custody and access. Stephen has been an Advisory Board Member to Butterworths on continuing education courses and a Distinguished Professional Mentor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong School of Law. Stephen also advises extensively in respect of trusts and wills, wealth protection and tax planning.
2000 – Present Oldham, Li & Nie, Hong Kong – Partner and Head of Family Law Department
1997 – 2000 Fairbairn Catley Low & Kong, Hong Kong – Partner specialising in Family Law
1995 – 1997 Hampton, Winter & Glynn, Hong Kong – Solicitor specialising in Family Law
1991 – 1994 Manches & Co., London – Solicitor specialising in Family Law
1990 – 1991 Sheridans, London – Solicitor specialising in Entertainment Law
1988 – 1990 Eversheds, Birmingham – Trainee Solicitor