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Historic Sex Offences – Unanimous Acquittal at Croydon Crown Court

20 November, 2017

Our client, a father of 5 and no previous convictions, stood for trial last week at Croydon Crown Court having been charged with a number of serious historic sexual offences against his step-daughter. Our client’s asserted a factual denial. It was not disputed that the relationship between our client and his step daughter was, at […]

GTS Successfully Argue Against Re-opening of Murder Trial

11 September, 2017

GT Stewart represented P, who was acquitted of murder in 1986. The prosecution lodged an appeal against P’s acquittal on the grounds there was new and compelling evidence and that it was in the interests of justice for the case to be re-opened. Strong representations were made on P’s behalf, arguing that it was not in […]

Client Issued With Caution Despite Strong Opposition From Police

5 September, 2017

GT Stewart acted for N, a female of good character, who was charged with intentionally obstructing cabin crew following an incident on a flight from the Caribbean to Birmingham. N was alleged to have argued with a fellow passenger and was arrested upon landing at Birmingham Airport. In interview, N accepted arguing with the passenger […]

Challenging Football Banning Orders

7 August, 2017

Melanie Krudy, who has niche expertise in challenging Football Banning Orders, today challenged the legality of a Football Banning Order imposed on her client by Birmingham Magistrates’ Court. Melanie travels far and wide representing clients who have had such Orders imposed on them (sometimes unlawfully) and today was successful at Birmingham Crown Court. At the […]

‘Thank you for the advice and support’

20 July, 2017

“I’d just like to thank you for the advice and support you gave me at the station – without you there I could’ve been sat in a very different boat right now. Your advice was invaluable” – AB Emma Haley at GT Stewart Solicitors & Advocates’ Manchester office recently represented  AB who had been arrested […]

Khuja v Times Newspapers Limited

20 July, 2017

Yesterday the Supreme Court declined to protect the privacy of a prominent businessman who was arrested but not charged in sexual exploitation operation and upholds the right of journalists to report matters mentioned in open court. Greg Stewart was asked to comment on the judgment by Lexisnexis, a leading legal publisher. The judgment reinforces the […]

Vulnerable Client Found Not Guilty of All Charges

3 July, 2017

JZ stood trial last week at Snaresbrook Crown Court, where he faced a charge of GBH with intent, and an alternative count of unlawful wounding. The charge against JZ arose following an incident outside a nightclub, where he was captured on CCTV punching the complainant once to the head causing a near-fatal  injury. The case put forward for […]

Client of Good Character Keeps Career Intact

28 July, 2016

Our client AL is a young man with no previous convictions, cautions or warnings. In fact he had never even been arrested before. He is a successful scientist and has a wife and young child that live abroad. AL was charged with two offences, namely possession of a bladed article and importing a realistic imitation firearm […]