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.
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."