New partner joins Stephens Scown

Richard Baker, managing partner at Stephens Scown and Steve Panton, new partner in the firm's commercial dispute resolution team

Stephens Scown has announced Steve Panton as the latest partner to join the employee-owned and B Corp law firm.

With over 20 years’ experience in regulatory enforcement and compliance, Panton’s practice encompasses all aspects of health and safety, environmental, food safety and consumer protection law.

He will be joining Stephens Scown‘s commercial dispute resolution team, headed up by Stephen Wray, supporting clients across a variety of sectors, including food and drink, rural, healthcare, mining and minerals, retail and manufacturing.

Richard Baker, managing partner at Stephens Scown, said: “We are delighted to welcome Steve to our firm. This strategic appointment will expand our capacity to support our existing and new clients with a whole range of regulatory compliance issues.”