Since qualifying in the 1990s Greg has specialised in advocacy and appeals involving children and young people and he has been involved with many policy issues including the latest revision to the sentencing code for children and young people. He was called to give evidence to the ‘Carlile Inquiry’ a Parliamentary Cross Party Inquiry into the Youth Justice System and his views were widely quoted in the final report. He is a co-author of the Criminal Appeals Handbook (2nd Ed. Oct.2019).
He has many reported appellate challenges to unfair aspects of youth court practice. In 2019 he received the Youth Champion - Outstanding Achievement Award at the Youth Justice Legal Centre annual Youth Summit.
‘Greg Stewart was extremely knowledgeable and had an in depth understanding of the law and procedures.’ [Legal 500 2021]
‘My solicitor was Greg Stewart. He was professional, approachable and his attention to detail outstanding. He was always available for a conversation and made me feel like I was indeed his only client. I knew that his dedication and commitment to my case at no time wavered. I had the utmost confidence in him and his team.’ [Legal 500 2021]
‘Greg Stewart is an experienced solicitor advocate who handles a wide range of criminal defence and appeals work. He represents clients facing serious criminal charges, including murder and drugs conspiracy, and has a strong specialism in issues surrounding youth justice. [Chambers & Partners 2021]
"He is a brilliant lawyer." "I was extremely impressed with Greg, he is very knowledgeable on the law and makes sure the client understands the processes and what is needed to be done in order to progress the case." [Chambers & Partners 2021]