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Managing Partner: Paul Harris
Senior Partner: Shila Keshvari
Number of partners: 5
Number of assistants: 16
Number of other fee-earners: 7

Paul Harris

THE FIRM Edward Fail, Bradshaw & Waterson has a first-class reputation as a specialist criminal defence firm. It is consistently ranked among the very best in London and the UK. The firm covers the entire spectrum of criminal law and has a large own client following as a result of the level of client care that it provides. The firm has a thriving Crown Court advocacy department, which is headed by one of its new partners, Natalie Berman. The firm is committed to legal aid work and it also undertakes a significant amount of private client work. In addition, Paul Harris, the Senior Partner, undertakes Inquest and Public Inquiry Work. He is currently instructed in one of the Hillsborough cases. Edward Fail, Bradshaw & Waterson are an established practice (1887) with a dynamic professional and modern approach. Client care, client privacy and confidentiality are paramount. All members of staff work hard to put clients’ interests first, and strive to provide the best possible service to those clients. The firm is contactable 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for emergencies.

PRINCIPLE AREAS OF WORK The offences that the firm advises on range from general crime to the more sophisticated offences and cases which involve gangland crime, large scale drug conspiracies, murder, sexual offences and all road traffic offences. The firm also advises on all types of fraud, money laundering, POCA, forfeiture and confiscation. In addition it advises clients released under investigation and makes representations to the police with regards to disposal of matters and where possible undertake work pre-charge. The firm has had a number of high profile cases and clients, priding itself on its discretion.