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Greg Stewart Contributes To Unreliable Evidence on Radio 4

25 September, 2017

Last week Greg Stewart took part in a Youth Justice discussion on Unreliable Evidence Radio 4 with Clive Anderson. Greg was asked to contribute to the show as he is the specialist lawyer on youth justice on the Law Society Criminal Law Committee. The programme discussed the developments since the Crime & Disorder Act 1998 […]

Challenging Football Banning Orders

7 August, 2017

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 […]

The Accused

2 August, 2017

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 […]

‘Thank you for the advice and support’

20 July, 2017

“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 […]

Khuja v Times Newspapers Limited

20 July, 2017

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 […]

Fascinating History of our Croydon Office

13 July, 2017

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 […]

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 […]