Stephen is an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer with a wide range of expertise across of number of jurisdictions.

He has experience advising founders and shareholders of new tech and blockchain businesses on their funding rounds from seed to Series A funding; international e-gaming businesses on their set-up and licensing and subsequent operations; and borrowers on tax- and VAT-efficient offshore structures that hold UK-based real estate assets. Stephen also has significant expertise in advising lenders in relation to the financing of such offshore structures.

In addition to providing commercial law advice to a wide range of businesses, Stephen also has extensive experience of advising IT, telecoms and e-gaming companies on technology-based commercial agreements and has previously worked as a telecommunications consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). His clients include an online card payment company that provides multi-currency bill payment services to online and traditional businesses.

Stephen has multi-jurisdictional experience and connections, having worked in London, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and Dubai as well as Glasgow and the Isle of Man.

  • Very user-friendly.

    Legal 500 2017

  • Stephen Rodd is a pleasure to work with, attentive and attuned to the specific needs of our business.

    Legal 500 2021

  • Stephen Rodd has been an invaluable adviser, it often feels like he is more of a colleague than an advocate.

    Legal 500 2022