FLEET HOUSE, 10-12 NEW BRIDGE STREET,
LONDON, EC4V 6AL,
Tel: 020 8299 6000
GT Stewart is able to take on both private and publicly funded cases. Its solicitors and advocates can provide advice in the following areas of law.
Types of work undertaken:
Crime: general crime; business crime and fraud; youth crime; appeals to the Court of Appeal and applications to Criminal Cases Review Commission; extradition law – challenging EU and non-EU extradition, including appeals to the High Court and Supreme Court.
Prison: adjudications; re-categorisation; parole board hearings and reviews.
Actions against the police: all complaints and actions against the police and other public bodies, including actions against public bodies for negligence and abuse claims against public bodies.
Community care and mental health: representation in hospital meetings and tribunals for discharge of mental health orders; health and welfare Court of Protection proceedings and deprivation of liberty applications; applications for lasting power of attorney, deputyship and advance decisions.
Community care and Court of Protection: challenging the decisions of social services and government, including respite and development support for children in need and their parents; support and care services for children in care or leaving care; care in the community; assessments and support services for people with mental and physical disabilities; care home and nursing home assessments and placements; assessment for suitable accommodation for people with disabilities.
Education: challenging exclusions, admissions, assessments and refusals to assess; challenging special needs decisions and assessments; challenging school transport decisions; disability and discrimination claims.
Family and child care: care proceedings – children and parents in private and public law cases; divorce and financial settlements; prenuptial agreements; domestic violence issues and forced marriage.
Housing: possession proceedings – antisocial behaviour, rent/mortgage arrears, succession; disrepair; homelessness – challenging local authority decisions on review and appeal, homeless advice and challenges to the suitability of temporary accommodation; unlawful evictions.
Public law: challenging the decisions of public bodies.