Stephen Baron, a lawyer residing in Essex, is the Principal of Stephen Baron Consultancy, a London-based business that provides real estate-related consulting services. With an expertise in commercial and residential real estate, including strategies relating to the potential reduction of stamp duty land tax, Stephen Baron practiced law for approximately 30 years before founding his own consultancy. In addition to advising on stamp duty tax issues, Baron, who received his Bachelor of Laws degree with honors from University College Cardiff School of Law, advises companies regarding IT, marketing, administration, and project management matters.When Stephen Baron is not providing consultancy services, he can be found watching movies, going to the theatre, listening to classical music, or working out at the gym. Baron enjoys running, especially for charity. He also contributes to a number of charities including Drugsline, Age UK (formerly known as Help the Aged), Table to Table, The Community Security Trust, and a childrenâ��s shelter. Gardening is also dear to Stephen Baronâ��s heart and he serves as the Chairman of his local community nursery.Stephen Baron enjoys reading and is a big fan of the popular Steig Larsson novels featuring Swedish heroine Lisbeth Salander. Baron also enjoys authors Thomas Hardy, Khalil Gibran and credits American Philip Roth with authoring his two favorite books, Everyman and Nemesis.