Stephen was born in Dublin, Ireland and migrated to Australia in 2012. Educated at Nottingham Trent University Stephen holds a Bachelor of Laws Honours Degree.
Upon arriving in Australia Stephen completed the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia Equivalency Programme at Murdoch University. Whilst studying at Murdoch University Stephen worked for a boutique family law firm in Perth and received significant exposure to all aspects of family law.
Stephen was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia on 1 September 2017 and initially practised in the areas of commercial and civil litigation with a well established firm in Perth.
Throughout this period Stephen maintained a strong interest in family law and commenced employment as a solicitor at Carr and Co in April 2019.
Stephen is a member of the Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Western Australia.