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Stephen Morse

Stephen Morse

Solicitor – admitted 1985

'Stephen Morse deals with the full spectrum of corporate matters and is noted for his extensive expertise in private equity work.'
Chambers and Partners 2021

"He is very experienced and very practical."
Chambers and Partners 2021

"Very organised and thorough."
Chambers and Partners 2020

"Excellent commercial judgement and a great ability to relate to his clients."
Chambers and Partners 2020

"Has always been a pleasure to work with"

"He maintains a top-level view over all my affairs and is my first port of call." 
Chambers 2017


Stephen is a Partner in the Corporate team specialising in mergers & acquisitions, restructurings and private equity, acting for a range of SMEs, banks, private equity houses and SME shareholders.

Top Ranked in Chambers 2021, and a member of the Legal 500 Hall of Fame, Stephen is renowned for his commercial approach and his ability to cut through issues to get a deal done, and is active across all of our key sectors.

He was Head of the Business Group at Michelmores for many years and has been a key contributor to the growth of the Firm’s reputation for delivering City quality corporate finance work.

Stephen has represented Exeter Chiefs for over 20 years, recently working on a bond issue and leading the development and construction of a Marriott hotel at Sandy Park, scheduled to open in early 2022.

He has also represented DSM, Foresight Williams, Mobeus, Committed Capital and Salcombe Brewery on recent transactions.