Experience and Background

Steven Maier joined Howes Percival in January 2024 after 12 years at Maier Blackburn where he was a co-founder.

Steven specialises in both IP and commercial litigation, with particular expertise in publishing and media law, including copyright and trade mark infringement, libel and privacy, confidential information and internet domain name cases. He also handles a wide range of commercial disputes including breach of commercial agreements, warranty claims and negligence. He is an appointed domain name adjudicator to both the World Intellectual Property Organization and Nominet.UK panels.

Ranked in Legal 500 2024’s “Hall of Fame”, he is described as “measured, intellectual and commercial in his approach” and “widely respected for his expertise in commercial, IP and media disputes.“ in  Chambers and Partners.

  • 2024: Consultant, Howes Percival LLP
  • 2012-2023: Partner, Maier Blackburn LLP
  • 1992-2012: Partner, Manches
  • 1989-1991: Counsel, Reed International Plc
  • 1988-1989: Solicitor, Simon Olswang & Co
  • 1984-1988: Solicitor, Simmons & Simmons
  • 1980-1983: University of Oxford



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