SGK Solicitors

TEL: 020 7734 9700

24 HOUR POLICE STATION ADVICE: 07074 959594
35 GREAT MARLBOROUGH ST, LONDON W1F 7JF


WELCOME TO SHAW GRAHAM KERSH

Shaw Graham Kersh is a leading criminal defence law firm based in Central London. The firm is ranked within the top twelve law firms in London conducting criminal defence work by Chambers and Partners 2017. The firm is committed to providing their clients representation of the highest quality, irrespective of background or history. Shaw Graham Kersh understands that however major or minor the offence, for the individual involved, the experience can be traumatic. Their approach therefore combines top level pragmatic expertise with sensitivity and total discretion. The firm undertakes both private and publically funded work.

"They are a powerful and effective firm. They succeed on their reputation and the fact that they care about their clients - for whom they deliver a quality service."
Legal 500 2018

"It's a strong and diverse team of lawyers… Shaw Graham Kersh continue to represent clients at all levels with the utmost professionalism in both the private and legally aided markets. One of their major strengths is the quality of the solicitors employed, who all have good reputations."
Legal 500 2018

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK

The firm are specialists in criminal defence undertaking all serious and complex crime including murder/manslaughter, assault, drugs supply, sex offences, terrorism, internet crime, fraud and money laundering, restraint and confiscation proceedings. The firm's other areas of expertise include defending extradition proceedings, Environment Agency and Local Authority prosecutions.

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From Chambers and Partners 2018

"They are a powerful and effective firm. They succeed on their reputation and the fact that they care about their clients - for whom they deliver a quality service."

"It's a strong and diverse team of lawyers, led by four very able partners. Shaw Graham Kersh continue to represent clients at all levels with the utmost professionalism in both the private and legally aided markets. One of their major strengths is the quality of the solicitors employed, who all have good reputations."

Raymond Shaw "brings a thoughtful and creative approach to all he does" and shows "quite a phenomenal level of detail" in case preparation. He has experience representing vulnerable clients facing criminal charges and is praised as "a very good communicator who goes out of his way to explain issues to clients in a way that they understand."

Paul Graham has a wide-ranging practice which sees him advise on charges ranging from sexual offences to terrorism. One source comments: "He is profoundly insightful and has an intuitive feel for a case that is uncanny. A careful and nuanced approach is his stock in trade."