Stephen Wauchope

Group Partner

Stephen is a practical, resolution focused litigator who specialises in trust disputes, employment law, regulatory advice, general commercial litigation and insurance risks.


Stephen qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor in Western Australia in 2002 and subsequently practiced at a long established Western Australian litigation practice for four years, specialising in employment law and workplace disputes.

In 2006 Stephen moved to London and worked for a top tier City firm before relocating to Jersey.

Stephen joined Hatstone in October 2013 after working for another large Jersey firm for five years.  Stephen was called to the Jersey Bar in November 2013.

Stephen is a member of the Jersey Personal Injury and Medico-Legal Society.


Stephen speaks English (with a delightful Australian accent).


Stephen became a naturalised Jerseyman in 2014.  Stephen is a keen diver and long distance runner and a far less proficient golfer.  He spends summers supporting the Fremantle Dockers and teaching English friends the rudiments of Australian Rules Football.


Clients have described Stephen as:

“a guiding light in a complex area of dispute resolution and litigation. He is a true professional with experience in the Australian, UK and Jersey Bar. His experience in these difficult and intricate matters has been most reassuring.”

“Here is a firm and individual that punches way above their weight.”