8 08 ‘17

Extradition to Czech Republic successfully contested in family rights case

Our client was arrested on a European Arrest Warrant issued by the Czech Republic, and taken to Westminster Magistrates’ Court. She was released on bail and fought extradition on the basis that it would disproportionately infringe on her family rights and those of her children. She has six young dependant children living with her in […]

7 08 ‘17

Challenging Football Banning Orders

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 […]

2 08 ‘17

The Accused

On Monday Channel 5 screened the latest episode of the Accused. In 2016 GT Stewart agreed to work with Brinkworth Films to make a series of realistic documentaries of what it is like to face a criminal prosecution from the perspective of the accused. The media reaction to the first two episodes has been very […]

20 07 ‘17

‘Thank you for the advice and support’

“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 […]

20 07 ‘17

Khuja v Times Newspapers Limited

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 […]

13 07 ‘17

Fascinating History of our Croydon Office

The Past and Present of the London Road Blog has documented the fascinating history of our Croydon office at 158-162 London Road. Discover how the building has changed use over the years from its early life as a school all the way to the present day as the home of GT Stewart in Croydon. Follow […]

3 07 ‘17

Vulnerable Client Found Not Guilty of All Charges

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 […]

11 05 ‘17

Unexplained Wealth Orders

  The Criminal Finances Act 2017, which received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017, contains within it a number of measures aimed at enhancing powers under the existing Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) to extract ill-gotten wealth from suspicious individuals. The focus of this article is on the introduction of unexplained wealth orders (UWOs), […]

8 05 ‘17

Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS)

William Bache represented Carla Andrews in a recent and significant case about Shaken Baby Syndrome. Her baby had “a complex, inherited medical ailment that mimics the symptoms of what is called Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS)”. William said that the case highlighted the fact that if a baby shows symptoms which indicate SBS, then medical enquiries often […]