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Raymond Shaw

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Shaw Graham Kersh


Founding partner. Heads up private practise and fraud departments. Ex-president of London Criminal Solicitors Association. Is noted for his attention to detail and going the extra mile for his cleints. Please go to the firm’s website ( for further details.


Qualified 1996. Partner 1999.


Ex-president LCCSA; London Fraud Association.


BA (hons).

London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general

Within: Crime: general

At Shaw Graham Kersh, highlights have included representing a defendant charged with gang-related murder; acting for two clients accused of conspiracy to evade duty on cigarettes; and defending an individual charged with conspiracy to import firearms following a joint investigation by Operation Trident of the Metropolitan Police. Founding partners Paul Graham, Daniel Kersh and Raymond Shaw are the leading practitioners, and Philip Hill is ‘an excellent solicitor who combines client care with forensic case preparation skills’.

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Fraud: white-collar crime

Within: Fraud: white-collar crime

Shaw Graham Kersh’s ‘well-resourced department’ has ‘a thriving practice in this area’, and the team ‘has an excellent work ethic which attracts the best fraud work in the country’. Work highlights included representing an individual in tax fraud allegations involving government incentives to bolster the British film industry, and acting for a former director or a private equity investment company alleged to have stolen over £12.5m from Russian investors. Raymond Shaw is the key name to note, and is praised as being a ‘tenacious individual who works incredibly hard on every case and is fearless in defence of his clients’.

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