Stephen Lock is a Cambridge University law graduate who trained and qualified as an investment banker at Lazard's. He moved into Litigation consultancy in 1999. After over a decade based in London, he then spent 16 years living successively in Russia, Turkey, Indonesia, and Brazil. He has advised governments; NGOs and multilateral agencies; bondholder and shareholder action groups. His experience includes advising on matters including international litigation; arbitrations (including investor-state disputes at ICSID) and multi-jurisdictional disputes and crises. These include expropriations; corruption; fraud; shareholder and bondholder action groups; international sanctions; product recalls; catastrophic events (including fatal industrial accidents and transport disasters); Interpol Red Notice appeals; human rights breaches; and environmental crises.