About Stephen Mearns
Stephen studied Law in Portobello College, Dublin and completed the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice in the University of Wales, Cardiff. Stephen represented the Northern Ireland Law Society in the Louis M Brown International Client Counselling Competition in Durban, South Africa in 2002.
He went on to qualify as a solicitor in Northern Ireland at Queens University’s Institute of Professional Legal Studies in 2003. Stephen joined John Ross and Son in 2008 and runs the firms Employment Law Clinic. He also specializes in Personal Injury claims, Wills, Probate and Conveyancing. Stephen was awarded a Certificate of Advanced Advocacy by the Law Society of Northern Ireland and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy in Boulder Colorado in 2010. In 2011 Stephen was appointed to the Labour Relations Agency’s Panel of Independent Appeal Chairmen and Arbitrators by the Department of Employment and Learning for Northern Ireland.