Stephen Ross Partner
Stephen Ross is head of the firm's investment management group. He practices fund formation and related corporate, investment management and regulatory work.
Stephen is recognised for his significant experience advising on funds supporting illiquid strategies (including private credit, equity, venture, real assets and food technology). He has led on some of Europe’s largest multi-billion dollar fundraisings.
Prior to joining Macfarlanes, Stephen led private investment funds teams at US and magic circle firms. He also spent nine years working in-house at Europe’s largest hedge fund manager, where he acted as general counsel and sat on the executive committee, before returning to private practice. Thanks to this breadth of experience, Stephen has a deep understanding of the legal and business landscape of asset management and private investment funds.
Stephen is recognised in leading legal directories, including Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000.