Steven Walker Q.C.

Year of Call: 1999

Year of Silk: 2016


LL.B (Hons) University of Aberdeen

Dip. L.P. University of Aberdeen

Special interests

Alternative dispute resolution


Company and commercial



Steven Walker QC is a Queen’s Counsel, an Advocate (Scotland), a Barrister (England), an Attorney (Cayman Islands) and a Registered Foreign Lawyer at the Bar of Western Australia.

He is an international commercial lawyer with a specialisation in arbitration, energy, commercial/corporate disputes, construction and engineering. He is based between Asia Pacific and Europe and works internationally.

Early in his career, he worked in the international arbitration group of Allen & Overy. Since then, Steven has developed an extensive international arbitration practice and acts as Senior Counsel in multiple ad hoc and institutional international arbitrations conducted in many countries around the world and subject to a wide variety of governing substantive and procedural laws.

He has built a formidable reputation acting in international energy cases involving exploration and production disputes, engineering, procurement and construction disputes, power purchase disputes as well as a whole range of commercial/corporate disputes concerning joint venture agreements, shareholders agreements and other financial and commercial agreements.


Outside the Box

Resolution is the Key

Renaissance of Scottish International Arbitration

A New Scottish Export - Scottish International Arbitration


Appointed Ad Hoc Advocate Depute by the Lord Advocate 2007 to date

Appointed Chairman of the Private Rented Housing Panel 2006 to 2015

Appointed member of Geneva Petroleum Club 2014

International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom National Committee

London Court of International Arbitration

Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration

Stockholm Chamber of Commerce

Appointed Principal lecturer on the International Arbitration LLM at

the University of Edinburgh 2009

Appointed Honorary Fellow of the University of Edinburgh 2009