17 12 ‘18

Young client acquitted of S.18 stabbing

GT Stewart represented S, a young man who was charged with an extremely serious s.18 stabbing in the centre of Wakefield Town. If convicted, S would be facing a lengthy custodial sentence. He was represented by Patricia Walker from our Leeds office at the police station and she supported him throughout his case which was […]

30 11 ‘18

Client acquitted of false imprisonment

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GT Stewart represented M, charged with a domestic related False Imprisonment, Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm and Criminal Damage. If convicted M faced the potential of being sent to prison particularly as the complainant continued to make further serious allegations against him. M was represented by Philip Mahoney, Solicitor-Advocate, who advised him to maintain his […]

16 10 ‘18

Acquittal of a 21 year old client at Hendon Magistrates’ Court

Today GT Stewart secured the acquittal of a 21 year old client at Hendon Magistrates’ Court who was accused of a public order offence, assaulting police officers, and resisting arrest. Our client had no previous convictions. Eva Luna Roszykiewicz, a solicitor at the firm, successfully argued that the officers were not acting in the execution […]

16 10 ‘18

Son acquitted of assaulting his Stepfather

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On 5th October 2018 at Manchester Magistrates’ Court, an advocate from GT Stewart Solicitors successfully represent a client, at trial, accused of biting and scratching his step-father with a pint glass. The client has mental health difficulties and the Court heard of the animosity between the parties and advocate Graham Whittingham was able to achieve […]

15 10 ‘18

Justice Week photography exhibition

Our managing director Greg Stewart has been included in the Law Society Justice Week campaign to highlight the importance of access to high quality legal representation. You can find out more about the exhibition on the Law Society website.

15 10 ‘18

Prison sentences imposed suspended

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On 11 October 2018 advocates from GT Stewart Solicitors managed to persuade Leeds Crown Court to suspend the prison sentences imposed on their clients who had been charged with kidnap and causing grievous bodily harm. Melanie Krudy and Emma Haley acted on behalf of the clients instructed by Patricia Walker and Philip Mahoney. If you […]

17 09 ‘18

Housing appeal to the Supreme Court

An application for permission to appeal to the Supreme Court has now been lodged and a decision is awaited. This case was identified by Lord Justice Henderson in the Court of Appeal, when granting permission to appeal in the Court of Appeal to the Respondent, as raising an important point of principle as to the […]