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Steve is a solicitor with over 30 years’ experience, and is a specialist criminal defence and regulatory law practitioner. He is renowned for his in-depth knowledge and strong advocacy skills.


Steve has appeared in over 200 courts across England and Wales and was one of the first solicitors to qualify for Higher Rights of Audience, allowing him to appear in all Higher Courts and not just magistrates courts. He has extensive experience in all criminal matters ranging from initial interviews at police stations to Crown Court trials.


He is experienced in Courts Martials and has a vast specialist knowledge of motoring law, including technical defences.


Steve began Forrest Williams in 2009 and is incredibly proud of the ethos of his team and the work that the firm conduct.


Away from work, Steve is a married, dedicated Birmingham City fan and father of two daughters. He enjoys travel, and considers himself a whisky connoisseur.

Quick fire questions

Favourite band / artist: Led Zeppelin.

If I didn't work in law I would: Become a rock guitarist.

I laugh at: Corny jokes, especially mine.

I'm scared of: Snakes.

Meet the rest of us

Katie Forrest - Non-Solicitor Director

Helen Newman - Solicitor

Efua Brew-Hammond - Paralegal.

Lisa Antell - Case Support Handler

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