Stewart qualified as a solicitor in 1994 and joined Nelsons in 2001.

Having been made a Partner in our Dispute Resolution team, with a particular specialism in resolving intellectual property and insolvency disputes, Stewart became Chief Executive in June 2017.

Areas of Expertise

  • Full time management role responsible for strategic oversight
  • Working alongside Tim Hastings, founder and formerly Chief Executive; now Chairman

Professional Information

Stewart Vandermark

  • Member of Nelsons’ Strategic Board of Management since 2008
  • Previously Head of Nelsons’ Intellectual Property Practise Group
  • Won the Company Leader (over 100 employees) award at the East Midlands Leadership Awards 2019
  • Shortlisted for two East Midlands Chamber Business Awards 2020:
    • Entrepreneur of the Year – Nottingham
    • Entrepreneur of the Year – Leicester
  • Nominated for two East Midlands Leadership Awards 2020:
    • Company Leader (over 100 employees)
    • Professional Services
  • Regularly featured in Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners in intellectual property, insolvency and commercial disputes
  • Acted in a number of widely reported and discussed cases
  • Regular speaker and seminar presenter on legal issues
  • Previously been Trustee and Director of Framework Housing Association and Threshold Housing Link


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