Ms Madeleine Corr > Shaw Graham Kersh > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Shaw Graham Kersh

Work Department

Crime, Fraud



Madeleine is a highly experienced and committed criminal defence solicitor with 17 years’ experience at Legal 500 firms in London.

She has a diverse practice representing clients across the spectrum of criminal offences including murder, terrorism, complex fraud, money laundering and serious firearm and drug offences, from the police station through to the Crown Court and Court of Appeal

Known for her dedication, thorough preparation and sound judgement, Madeleine’s ability to work in close collaboration with her clients and counsel at each stage of the proceedings ensures that she achieves the best possible results.

Madeleine is a member of the London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association, and Women in Criminal Law.


2010 – Present    Shaw Graham Kersh – Partner

2007- 2010:         GT Stewart Solicitors – Duty Solicitor/ Higher Court Advocate

2004-2007:          Birnberg Peirce & Partners – Trainee Solicitor/ Solicitor


London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association

Women in Criminal Law


2002-2004 – College of Law, PGDL and LPC (Commendation)

1996-1999 – University of Nottingham, BA Honours (2:1)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Crime: general

Shaw Graham Kersh‘s general crime team is led by Raymond Shaw, who regularly undertakes crime related work in FCA investigations, and Madeleine Corr, who was promoted to partner in August 2022. The team frequently advises clients on gang related cases, sexual offence cases, homicides, and criminal contempt of court matters. Philip Hill, described as ‘highly forensic and meticulous‘, is a name to note within the practice, and works alongside Paul Graham and Michael Strauss, who specialise in murder and terrorism, and serious crime, respectively.