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Stephen Scully

Associate Solicitor Advocate - Criminal Law and Motoring Offences


Stephen's Teams

Agriculture, Criminal Law, Motoring Offences, Environmental Law


Profile/Experience

Stephen is a Solicitor Advocate based at the Shrewsbury offices. He qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and joined Lanyon Bowdler in 2008.

A highly experienced duty solicitor, Stephen regularly appears at local Youth, Magistrates’ and Crown Courts in addition to representing clients at police stations for a wide spectrum of offences.

Stephen covers all aspects of criminal law ranging from summary to indictable only offences, and has been handling motoring offences since he qualified as a solicitor.

He has particular expertise in dealing with youth matters and has helped develop a niche motoring law department within the firm. Stephen provides regular criminal and motoring law updates for the Lanyon Bowdler blog.

Stephen has previously received the national Criminal Lawyers' Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Award, presented by Cherie Blair, who commented that she was deeply moved by letters of support that Stephen had received in recognition of his work.

Legal 500 Recommendation

The 2020 edition of The Legal 500 recognises Stephen as a Recommended Lawyer and a Rising Star, stating that he 'is a passionate lawyer who cares immensely about his clients'.

Client Testimonials

Hannah Giddins from Witney, Oxfordshire, has this to say about Stephen:

"Steve was great throughout the whole process, from the minute I met him at the police station to the court hearing. He was very helpful, supportive and understanding. He answered all of my questions and explained the law to me in detail so we could work out how to proceed with my case. I would highly recommend him and Lanyon Bowdler to anyone else needing a solicitor."

E Cairney from Hereford says:

"The whole experience from start to finish from Stephen and his team at Lanyon Bowdler was very professional and straightforward, nothing was over complicated thoughout the process, and the end result could have not been better. I found in Stephen an understanding on how the law worked and his passion for his chosen profession showed."

 

Client Testimonials

Very good team across many disciplines.

- Woodland Heritage Ltd, Surrey

Excellent representation in court

- Mr Gibson, Telford

As a charity legacy officer I am used to reluctance from professional executors to communicate. I found him professional yet friendly and efficient at all times - very pleased.

- Cats Protection, Haywards Heath

I am extremely grateful to Stephen in the way in which he handled my case and represented me at court.

- A A, Shrewsbury

Straightforward, professional and friendly advice and always willing to help with my questions without feeling like I'm bothering him, so thank you very much

- Mr S Avery, Telford

Client Quotes

Everyone was kind and understanding, she was brilliant - explained every part of the procedure. Totally recommend Lanyon Bowdler's services.

- Mrs A Harris, Ludlow

Friendly and understanding in an awkward situation.

- Mr R Jones, Ruthin

He was always calm, efficient, prompt and helpful.

- Rev M Thomas & Prof K Thomas, Oxfordshire

Very polite, easy to talk to and were always there when I needed answers.

- Mr M Wood, Hereford

She and her team were amazing and without fault during our house purchase. I couldn't imagine us using anyone else in the future. The team will be easy to recommend.

- Mr Roberts, Shrewsbury

Latest Case Study

10 Sep 2018

Success in Overturning Disqualification from Driving

I recently represented a client, AB, who had received a court summons for speeding. Normally, this would be a straigh...