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Edward Fail Bradshaw & Waterson

Crime

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded for its dedicated criminal law practice and commitment to legal aid work. Demonstrates expertise across the breadth of complex criminal cases, including historic sexual abuse investigations and gang-related crime. Handles matters ranging from large-scale drug supply cases to firearms offences and murder charges. Also renowned for its experience in advising on youth crime.

Strengths

"They work hard and are committed to their clients," notes a source, adding: "They exude confidence and experience and show sound judgement."

Notable practitioners

Senior consultant Edward Preston remains one of the most highly respected criminal defence practitioners in London. He continues to provide the benefit of his many years' experience on complex cases, including homicide and firearms offences.
"He is a class apart."

Paul Harris is well regarded for his high-level expertise in criminal law, including complex cases related to serious and organised crime. In addition to his criminal defence practice, he also serves as the firm's senior partner.
"He's very good with clients and has good legal judgement and understanding of procedure."

Shila Keshvari has a robust criminal law practice that involves substantial work on serious crime cases related to drugs supply, robbery and attempted murder charges. She also serves as the firm's managing partner.
"An expert lawyer who is second to none in client care." "She is very good with clients and is able to relate to a wide range of people - she watches out for her clients' interests."

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Crime Department

Edward Fail Bradshaw & Waterson

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Department location

Bank Chambers, 662-664 Commercial Road

London

Greater London

UK

E14 7HA

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Crime


Edward Preston
Senior Statespeople
Paul Harris
Band 1
Shila Keshvari
Band 3