GT Stewart Solicitors & Advocates

Crime Department

London (Firms)
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What the team is known for

Extensive criminal practice that houses a strong bench of solicitor advocates. Highly experienced in appellate criminal proceedings. Frequently acts for vulnerable clients in familial homicide cases, with a notable focus on representing juvenile offenders. Recent work includes high-profile terrorism and murder cases. Also active advising clients on charges related to organised crime.

Strengths

One client says: "They are fantastic - the team is very reassuring."

Work highlight

Submitted an application to the Criminal Cases Review Commission on behalf of Rupert Ross, who was convicted in 2011 of shooting dead Darcy Austin Bruce outside of Wandsworth Prison.

Notable practitioners

Greg Stewart has a broad criminal defence practice with notable focus on matters involving young people. He also receives plaudits for his strong appellate work. A client says: "He goes over and above what his job requires. He spends so much time and energy on his cases and is dedicated to his clients. He is just brilliant."

Melanie Krudy is a higher courts advocate who has represented clients in numerous serious crime cases, including in the Court of Appeal. Sources describe her as a "superb" advocate who "wants to make sure that what is done is always best for the client."