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Successful challenge of CPS’ decision

21 May, 2018

Successful challenge by Sophie Smith to the CPS’ decision to prosecute our client for a Public Order offence rather than caution him.  The CPS refused to reconsider their decision on at least two occasions and it was only after an application for permission to judicially review their decision was issued at the Administrative Court with […]

Client Unanimously Acquitted

30 April, 2018

GT Stewart today successfully defended EB, who stood trial at Southwark Crown Court charged with conspiracy to commit fraud by false representations and money laundering. EB was alleged to have been part of a conspiracy to defraud the Department for Work & Pensions by allowing his bank account to be used to receive monies fraudulently […]

Not guilty of conspiracy to import and supply cocaine

17 April, 2018

GT Stewart represented C at Southwark Crown Court, who was charged with one count of conspiracy to import cocaine and conspiracy to supply cocaine . C, an experienced helicopter pilot, was arrested in September 2017 following a police sting operation in Kent. 6 other persons were also charged on the indictment. C was charged on […]

Client Unanimously Acquitted of Causing Death by Careless Driving

19 February, 2018

GT Stewart represented T at Woolwich Crown Court, who was charged with one count of causing death by careless driving. T, an experienced HGV driver with a clean driving record, was arrested in August 2016 following a collision with a pedestrian in Regent Street, London. T was charged on the basis that he, according to […]

Client Unanimously Acquitted of GBH

6 December, 2017

Mr M recently stood trial at Northampton Crown Court charged with GBH with intent. He was alleged to have wounded the complainant with a machete and iron bar inside his own home address in July 2016. Mr M always maintained his innocence stating that he defended himself after returning home to find it had been […]

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 […]