Steven Walker QC is a British Queen’s Counsel with an international arbitration practice. Early in his career, he worked for the international law firm Allen & Overy. Since then, he has built a formidable reputation acting as an international commercial lawyer with a specialisation in international arbitration and a focus on energy, oil & gas, mining, commercial/corporate/financial, construction and engineering disputes. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and acts as Counsel and as arbitrator. Steven is a member of Six Pump Court Chambers, London and also maintains offices in Edinburgh and Perth, Western Australia. He is based in Perth, Western Australia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and works in Europe, the Arabian Gulf, Asia Pacific and internationally.
He was made an Honorary Fellow of the University of Edinburgh in 2009, an Honorary Lecturer of the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law & Policy, University of Dundee in 2002 and appointed Seminar Director & Lecturer on the Professional Seminar Training Programme of the Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore 2014. He was appointed visiting lecturer on international commercial arbitration by the University of Notre Dame, Australia in 2017. Steven is co-author of the leading international book Pleading in Arbitration – A Practitioner’s Guide published by Sweet & Maxwell/Thomson Reuters 2012. A second edition was released in 2017.