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Parents Not to Blame

2 May, 2017

We  represented the mother of Effie Stillwell, through our colleague, William Bache. Her case illustrates a dire state of affairs in our courts. The  causes of serious injury or  sudden death in very young babies remain insufficiently understood.  Yet outdated and ill researched mainstream medical opinion too readily concludes  they arise from  abuse. Ultimately clear […]

Social Care and the Spring Budget 2017

23 March, 2017

The Autumn Budget was silent on social care. There has been much in the news about the immense pressure being put on the NHS due to beds being blocked as a consequence of a lack of community social care services. There was, therefore, much anticipation about what would be contained within what has been billed […]

Housing and debt legal aid for Cambridgeshire

6 February, 2017

The Legal Aid Agency has granted GT Stewart Solicitors & Advocates the contract for providing housing and debt advice in the Cambridgeshire area under the Legal Aid Scheme. The contract will be delivered in partnership with Peterborough Citizens Advice Bureau. We are keen to work with other voluntary organisations in the county and region to […]

Grievous Bodily Harm With Intent – Unanimous Acquittal At The Old Bailey

24 April, 2016

GT Stewart’s client, 19 year old DB, stood trial this week at the Central Criminal Court accused of involvement in a ‘joint enterprise’ stabbing and possession of a knife. The prosecution case was that DB had targeted the victim, as the parties had been known to each other previously, when DB had been accused of […]