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Edward Fail Bradshaw & Waterson
662-664 Commercial Road
E14 7HA
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Natalie is a Partner and Head of the Crown Court Department. She was called to the bar in 2006 and qualified as a solicitor in 2008. She is a tenacious advocate representing clients charged with the most serious criminal offences. She has appeared in the Court of Appeal on a number of occasions as well as being led on many cases including murders, complex frauds and large scale drug conspiracies. 

 Natalie has a large client base, representing defendants charged with all manner of offences, ranging from multi handed murders to driving offences.  Natalie is often instructed at the pre charge stage and is consistently successful in making representations to avoid charges being brought.   Natalie is incredibly hard working  and passionate in what she does. This coupled with her friendly but robust approach, means she is committed to secure the right outcome in every case 



Higher court advocate; court and police station duty solicitor.


London Criminal Courts Association; Solicitors Association of Higher Courts Advocates

Lawyer Rankings

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Crime: general

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Edward Fail Bradshaw & Waterson‘s ‘committed, unfailingly hard-working and knowledgeable’ team act on both legal aid and private client work, with a strong reputation for offering a police station to trial service. Head of the in house Crown Court department Natalie Berman is regarded as ‘one of the shining lights in this profession‘, and has experience in matters related to murder, burglary, and drug offences. Senior partner Paul Harris has worked within the firm for more than 30 years, and is active on behalf of sub-postmasters in the Post Office Horizon scandal, while managing partner Shila Keshvari acts on cases of murder and drug crime. Kirsty Bishop has expertise in serious crime matters, particularly complex cases with multiple defendants. Solicitor Adeela Khan is also noted.