Stephen Grattage

Call: 2000


Stephen defends in matters of fraud and serious general crime. He is a member of the AG’s list of Counsel and a Grade 4 prosecutor regularly instructed by the Rape and Serious Sexual Offences unit of the West Yorkshire CPS.

Stephen has experience in the following:

  • Fraud – including International Ponzi Fraud.
  • Serious Sexual Offences
  • Large scale conspiracies including theft, drugs and burglary
  • Serious Violence
  • Confiscation and Money Laundering
  • Parole Board

Stephen has also undertaken work including:

  • Health and Safety Executive prosecution and defence
  • Cases involving the Environment Agency
  • Statements of Case before the High Court
  • Judicial Review of Prison Law decisions

Sources acknowledge him to be “an effective and sensible practitioner with an excellent grasp of the intricacies surrounding any case he deals with.” Chambers & Partners 2012

Notable cases

  • R v L – Successful defence of a 15 year old defendant in an alleged arson valued at almost £1 million.
  • R v C – Successful defence of a woman alleged to have conspired to burgle numerous properties throughout the UK involving old and vulnerable victims.