Stephen Drewitt Partner

Stephen specialises in private equity, acting predominantly for private equity sponsors and other institutional investors.

He is the author of a chapter in both “The Private Equity Review” and “Private Equity Exits”.

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"Stephen Drewitt serves as head of the Macfarlanes private equity team and acts for sponsors, and other investors, on a range of transactions. A client notes: ‘He's measured, calm and competitive, and never fails to deliver. He's totally bombproof and inspires confidence by keeping a calm head’."

Chambers UK 2020

"Stephen Drewitt is recognised as a leading individual in private equity."

Chambers UK 2020

"Stephen Drewitt comes highly recommended by clients, who describe him as 'an extremely effective negotiator' and an 'extraordinary legal mind'."

Chambers UK 2018

"Clients credit him with being a 'phenomenal lawyer who is intelligent and always comes up with a thought-out answer'."

Chambers UK 2017

"Stephen Drewitt is praised for his deep experience in handling significant private equity matters. He focuses on deals in the financial services sector."

Chambers UK 2016