Stephen Thompson is a partner in the transport and logistics team at Colin Biggers & Paisley.
Stephen's practice is primarily transactional and advisory, with a focus on the shipping, maritime, ports and supply chain industries. His clients number among the leaders in the transport and logistics field, and he has extensive experience advising Australian and overseas shipping lines, logistics companies, port operators and government organisations. He has also worked with shipping specialists in London.
Stephen advises clients on business acquisitions and disposals, regulatory issues, negotiation and drafting of contracts, carriage of goods and passengers by sea, air and land, ship arrest and admiralty.
Stephen is a member and former Director of the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand, as well as a member of the Legal Committee of Shipping Australia Limited. Stephen has also participated in several working groups, on the invitation of the Federal Court, addressing the potential for reform of the Admiralty Act.
Stephen holds a Bachelor of Commerce in addition to his law degree. He is admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.
Stephen joined Colin Biggers & Paisley as a partner in 2016.