Red Lion Chambers

Antony Shaw QC

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Practice Areas

Trial and advisory work in corporate and serious fraud on behalf of individuals and UK and multi-national companies covering SFO, VAT, corporate, mortgage, ECGC, tax, and charity fraud; insider trading, money laundering, corruption, confiscation, conspiracy and drugs. Major cases include Guinness, Polly Peck, Eagle Trust, BCCI, Butte Mining, Alpine, Alliance, VWS, Operation Holbein (pharmaceutical cartel), VHP (high yield investment fraud ); Rollins and Operation Aloof (insider trading cases); Innospec 2 (corruption); Amazon (alleged carbon credit tax fraud); LIBOR, and Airbus.


Major History Scholar, Trinity College, Oxford; Astbury Scholar, Middle Temple; Queen's Counsel, 1994; Assistant Recorder, 1998; Recorder, 2000-07; Bencher, Middle Temple 2003.

Professional Memberships

Criminal Bar Association; Fraud Advisory Panel; Fraud Lawyers Association.


Various journals; Co-editor: Archbold, 'Criminal Pleadings and Practice' (1991 to date).

Contributor and Deputy Editor: Fraud: Criminal Practice and Procedure (OUP, 2008 to date).

Contributor to and Member of Practical Law Business Crime and Investigations Consultation Board.