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Steven Turner

Called Called in 1993



About Steven Turner

Steven is a personal injury and commercial law practitioner who is recommended in Chambers & Partners.

 Turner, Steven

Personal Details

Education: BA (Hons) English & Film Studies, University of Kent CPE, Nottingham Trent University
Professional Associations: Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA)

Specialist Practice Areas


Chambers and Partners 2015 - Continues to provide high-calibre advice on an array of matters, incorporating fatal accidents, industrial diseases and fraud. He is lauded for his speciality in legal compliance in this sector.
Expertise: “He is a careful and meticulous practitioner.” “He is excellent in handling high-profile litigation and Court of Appeal work.”
Chambers and Partners 2015 (Sports Law) Band 1 -Has a general commercial practice and brings this expertise to bear on sports contract disputes within football and cricket.

Expertise: "An advocate you can turn to for really thorny problems."
Chambers and Partners 2014 - Acts for both claimants and defendants in a variety of highly complex areas. He is particularly noted for his expertise in costs and employers' liability cases. 

Expertise: "He is technically excellent and has good insight and a very good knowledge of the issues." "His attention to detail is second to none. He's very approachable."

Recent work: Turner acted for Chartis Insurance in defence of a complex fraud and credit hire case, successfully bringing the claimant to abandon her hire claim during trial.

Sport: Regularly acts for individuals, agents and clubs on contract disputes, primarily on football-related matters but also in connection with cricket and darts.

Chambers and Partners 2012 - Within Personal Injury: Steven Turner is "one of the best credit hire barristers in the UK,".

Within Sport Law: Steven Turner of Parklane Plowden has a broad sports practice that takes in boxing and football cases, amongst others.
Chambers and Partners 2011 - Steven draws praise for his "sound advice" and for the quality of his technical arguments. He is also praised for his growing sports law practice.

Reported Cases

Lagden -v- O'Connor [2003] QB 36 (CA) (Sub-nom Dennard v Plant): Also dealing with the law relating to credit car hire. The case raised issues relating to sham/pretence transactions, collateral warranties and the measure of loss.

Dimond -v- Lovell [2002] 1 AC 384 (HL); [2000] QB 216 (CA): The leading case on the law relating to credit car hire, dealing with such diverse issues as enforceability under the Consumer Credit Act 1974, the availability of restitutionary relief in the face of statutory unenforceability, the deductibility of collateral benefits and the measure of loss where ancillary benefits have been provided to the victim of the tort.

Palmer -v- Marks & Spencer [2001] EWCA Civ 1528 Employers' liability - see above for details

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