Quick facts

About Stephens Scown LLP

Stephens Scown are a law firm that provides legal advice to individuals and organisations in the South West of England.

With three offices - in Exeter, Truro and St Austell - 270 employees and 50 partners, they are committed above all to the people and the businesses in the local area.

The firm’s core values are centred around the following six concepts: integrity, being friendly, being reliable, being supportive, being dynamic, and being commercial.

In May 2016, Stephens Scown introduced a shared ownership profit scheme, meaning their employees own part of the business and share in 50 per cent of additional profits over and above their published profit target figure. Members of the scheme are known as ‘Scowners’ and the trustees, elected by their staff, also came up with a special logo and strapline ‘There’s no place like Scown’.

The company is led by Managing Partner Robert Camp, who is described as being hands on, spending time to regularly interact with staff at all levels and spend time in each office.

What is it like to work for Stephens Scown LLP

The senior management team are highly visible throughout the business and regularly visit each office, and maintain an open door policy. They demonstrate integrity, honesty and fairness in all dealings with staff and clients.
The firm has a carers’ support group, run by employees, for employees. The group meets regularly for employees who are carers to discuss challenges they face and to provide moral support for one another.
My Team
My Team
The company offers various subsidised clubs, including two in-house choirs run by professional voice coaches, knitting, running and pilates. Every 18 months the firm holds an Away Day where all staff and partners come together to interact with their colleagues.

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  • Maternity

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  • Development

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Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    28% / 72%

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