Patricia Walker > GT Stewart Limited > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

GT Stewart Limited

Work Department

Criminal Defence


Partner & Supervising Solicitor


Patricia Walker is an experienced criminal defence specialist with a reputation for vigorously defending clients charged with a variety of offences ranging from criminal damage, through to murder.   Patricia is diligent, committed and pro-active in her approach to ensuring that all GT Stewart clients receive the best possible outcome with a strong emphasis on client care.

As a solicitor-advocate, with a Master’s degree, she possesses the qualifications, skills and experience to represent clients with mental health issues including complex fitness to plead and has an interest in representing youths both at the police station and at court.  Patricia’s strategic and holistic approach to the growth of the Leeds team has resulted in an enhanced reputation for providing the best client care with increased capacity and experience in order to represent clients in the Yorkshire area, which has resulted in the team receiving a “Winner” award at The Yorkshire Legal Awards in 2022.

According to Chambers & Co (2023) she is noted for her “experience of representing young clients both at the police station and in court proceedings”.  With over 20 years’ experience she is the “key litigator at the firm” and is ranked as a Legal500 recommended lawyer (2022) with a “wealth of experience” of the criminal justice system and ranked (2023) as a leading individual “whose engagement, commitment and quality continue to be

She is described by her clients as being “outstanding”, “supportive”,
“exemplary” “efficient and effective”. In addition, she has a “passion for
her profession and is fiercely duty-bound to her role. Her no-nonsense
attitude to supporting people is not only comforting in trying situations
but inspires hope for people that find themselves without it”.

Following a successful application for a writ of habeas corpus before Mrs Justice Eady DBE in 2023, a client described her as being “full of
determination and professional” and was a “voice for the voiceless”.



LLM Masters in Law (A critical analysis of the offence of Corporate Manslaughter)
Higher Rights of Audience (Civil & Criminal)
Duty Solicitor
LPC – Legal Practice Course
LLB (Hons)

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Crime, fraud and licensing > General crime and fraud

(Leading Individuals)

Patricia WalkerGT Stewart Limited

Expertise at GT Stewart Limited encompasses youth crime, sexual offences, criminal appeals, driving offences, extradition and prison law. The practice is headed by Patricia Walker, who is also active on criminal damage and murder proceedings.