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

16 October, 2018

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 […]

Son acquitted of assaulting his Stepfather

16 October, 2018

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 […]

Justice Week photography exhibition

15 October, 2018

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.

Prison sentences imposed suspended

15 October, 2018

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 […]

Housing appeal to the Supreme Court

17 September, 2018

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 […]

Possession order and warrant set aside

13 August, 2018

Claire Wiles is instructed by the Official solicitor in a possession case as our client lacks capacity. Rent arrears accrued and the local authority landlord sought possession. The client had an outright possession order made against them in their absence and the landlord then sought to enforce by seeking to evict them. We were instructed prior […]

GT Stewart file claim for judicial review challenging decision of the Law Society – Update

8 August, 2018

The Law Society has conceded that Rebecca Hill of this firm had undertaken the required amount of professional development which is required to be reaccredited on the Mental Health Scheme and GT Stewart Solicitors has therefore withdrawn its claim in the High Court for judicial review. Rebecca Hill has today received confirmation from the Law […]

Leeds Crime Team Nominated in the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2018

3 August, 2018

We’re delighted to announce that our Leeds crime team have been nominated in the criminal law category of the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2018. This is a fantastic achievement for the team and recognises the great results they have achieved for our clients over the past 12 months and our continued commitment to providing access to […]