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GT Stewart Solicitors

London

  • 28 Grove Vale
  • London
  • UK
  • SE22 8EF

Crime - London (Firms)

What the team is known for Well-regarded criminal defence firm with seven London offices. Strong reputation for its youth justice work and appeals practice, supported by an in-house advocacy team.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
Market standing: "I feel that, as a law firm, equality and diversity are at the heart of what they do."

Client service: "I feel as if there is a genuine culture of care in place." "GT Stewart is always professional in its interactions and sympathetic to the client's needs."

Work highlights Continues to represent David Norris, who was convicted of the murder of Stephen Lawrence, in appeals proceedings.

Notable practitioners  

Sources applaud "outstanding solicitor" Greg Stewart for his high-profile criminal appellate work. He is described as "very professional, extremely hard-working and very good with his clients. He provides extremely high-quality representation."

Melanie Krudy heads the in-house advocacy team and recently represented a client accused of killing a drug dealer in a 'gangland execution'. Commentators admire her for being "a very upfront individual who's got the guts and is not frightened to get stuck in there."

Crime - London (Firms)

This firm is classed as a "Other Noted Firm".

Other Noted Firms are firms that are active in this practice area but have not yet been ranked.

Social Housing - UK-wide

Basic facts about the department
- 6 qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Strengths in housing law supported by criminal and family departments. Experience acting for vulnerable individuals.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
Reliability: "I am able to work with GT Stewart safe in the knowledge that I can trust their judgement on a case."

Notable practitioners

Denise Phillips heads the housing department at the firm. She is described by peers as "well respected in the sector," and as someone who "never wants to give up." Her recent work highlights include acting for tenants in possession proceedings and judicial review proceedings, including those with mental illness.