Stephen Foster - Spear's Magazine

Stephen Foster

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‘He really understands people and combines this with an incisive ability to drive through a strategy to obtain the best deal possible,’ a leading QC says of Foster. Strategy is something that underpins the head of Stewarts Law’s divorce long-term thinking, having unapologetically assembled a legal dream team. ‘I’m trying to be like the All Blacks,’ says the Welsh rugby fan. ‘I’m trying to develop a team that wins by selecting the best people at every level, not just relying on a few stars.’ It seems to be paying off. He is now charged with cases typically worth between £250 million and £500 million, as well as several that ‘run into the billions’. Other top lawyers also frequently refer some of their most complex work to the judo black belt, whom they describe as ‘cool under fire’ and ‘incredibly civilised’. Foster’s most memorable recent case involved a ‘very complicated’ rags-to-riches […]