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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development which is required to be reaccredited on the Mental Health Scheme and GT Stewart Solicitors has therefore withdrawn its claim in the High Court for judicial review.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 […]

Successful challenge of CPS’ decision

21 May, 2018

Successful challenge by Sophie Smith to the CPS’ decision to prosecute our client for a Public Order offence rather than caution him.  The CPS refused to reconsider their decision on at least two occasions and it was only after an application for permission to judicially review their decision was issued at the Administrative Court with […]

HIGH COURT ORDERS LOCAL AUTHORITY TO ACCEPT CARE LEAVER DUTIES

10 May, 2018

The High Court has today ordered Brent Council to accept their duty to our client, KI, as a care leaver after criticising Brent’s flawed approach to proceedings. As a result of the criticism, Brent have agreed to undertake a review of their procedures. KI was represented by Eleanor Ronson of GT Stewart Solicitors & Advocates […]

Not guilty of conspiracy to import and supply cocaine

17 April, 2018

GT Stewart represented C at Southwark Crown Court, who was charged with one count of conspiracy to import cocaine and conspiracy to supply cocaine . C, an experienced helicopter pilot, was arrested in September 2017 following a police sting operation in Kent. 6 other persons were also charged on the indictment. C was charged on […]

Video Link Justice

17 April, 2018

Greg Stewart was a signatory to a letter printed in today’s Times newspaper following the sentencing of a 17-year-old boy to ten years’ imprisonment by video link. VIDEO-LINK JUSTICE Sir, Recently a 17-year-old boy was sentenced to ten years’ imprisonment by video link, without consultation with his youth offending team officer. The boy will have […]