7 03 ‘18

Civil claim on behalf of the family of Osvaldas Pagirys

GT Stewart solicitors have today served proceedings for a civil claim on behalf of the family of Osvaldas Pagirys for negligence, loss of dependency, and breach of human rights against the Governor of HMP Wandsworth, St George’s University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust arising out of Osvaldas’ […]

2 03 ‘18

Jane Pritchard joins GT Stewart Solicitors & Advocates as a management consultant

We are delighted to announce that Jane Pritchard has joined GT Stewart Solicitors & Advocates as a management consultant to assist with compliance, GDPR and our case management. Jane will brings her lengthy experience of legal aid practice as both practitioner and management to the role as well as her unrivalled knowledge of Tikit P4W. […]

21 02 ‘18

Greg Stewart appears on the Victoria Derbyshire Show

Yesterday morning Greg Stewart contributed to a discussion on ‘upskirting’ on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire show. The discussion focused on campaigners calling for a specific law to criminalise the act. Following his appearance he commented ‘Whilst taking photographs is not generally a criminal offence it is likely to become one if campaigners succeed in tidying up this […]

19 02 ‘18

Paragon v Neville


GT Stewart act for the tenant Mr Neville. The landlord housing association has just been given permission to appeal in the Court of Appeal. The main argument raised by the Association in this appeal is directed at the correct approach in law in respect of the application of the Equality Act 2010 and in particular […]

14 02 ‘18

Sentence Quashed on Appeal

On Thursday 8 February, Thom Dyke, of 9 Gough Square Chambers successfully represented JO, a GT Stewart client, in an application for an appeal against sentence at the Court of Appeal. JO had pleaded guilty to breach of a ten year old restraining order and was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment. JO’s trial solicitors and […]

6 12 ‘17

Client Unanimously Acquitted of GBH

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 […]

20 11 ‘17

Historic Sex Offences – Unanimous Acquittal at Croydon Crown Court

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 […]

13 11 ‘17

Conviction quashed by Court of Appeal after judge inappropriately directs jury

Our client, a young man with no previous convictions, was charged with a number of serious historic sex offences against a member of his family. He was acquitted by the jury of all the most serious charges, but convicted of stroking her leg in a sexual way and conditionally discharged. Although he was not punished, […]