Stephen draws on over 40 years of experience in serving our clients and leading the associates under his direction. He was articled to the law firm of Cottle Catford & Co. and studied in England for both Parts I and II of the British Law Society Solicitors Examination. He was admitted to practice law in Barbados in 1976.
In 1979, he joined the law firm of Bayley & Gittens. This firm merged with Peter Evelyn & Co. in 1986 to form the firm of Evelyn Gittens & Farmer. In 2002 Stephen, together with David Gittens, merged their practice with that of Clarke & Co. to form Clarke Gittens Farmer.
In recognition of his service to his profession in Barbados, Stephen was appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 2013.
Outside the firm, he has served on the board of the Barbados Cricket Association and was a national selector. He is also a former captain of the Barbados National Youth Cricket Team and subsequently represented the Barbados National Senior Cricket Team between 1970 and 1977.
- Hotels, Resorts and Condominiums
- Secured Lending
- Land Title Proceedings and Restoration of Title
- Residential, Commercial and Agricultural Leases
- Wills, Trusts and Estates
- Commercial and Residential Developments
- Asset Transfers
- Joint Ventures and Partnership Agreements
The Barbados Bar Association
Secondary Education – The Lodge School (1969)
The College of Law, Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom (1975)
Articled to Messrs. Cottle, Catford & Co. (1976)