This profile was last updated on //
Is this you? Claim your profile.
Shaw Graham Kersh
SHAW GRAHAM KERSH 35 Great Marlborough Street
Shaw Graham Kersh is a leading criminal defence law firm based in Central London. The firm is committed to providing their clients, irrespective of background or history, continuity of representation at the highest level from the start to the conclusion o
Find other employees at this company (19)
(3 Total References)
[IMG] Laura ...
[IMG] Laura Porteous
Shaw Graham Kersh, Laura Porteous, Solicitor
TEL: 020 7734 9700
24 HOUR POLICE STATION ADVICE: 07074 959594
35 GREAT MARLBOROUGH ST, LONDON W1F 7JF
Solicitor (Admitted 2010)
joined this firm in 2010 from another Legal 500 ranked London firm.
Since then she
has developed a reputation for being an incredibly hard-working, intelligent and unflappable lawyer who will do all she
can to achieve the right result for her
She is a qualified duty solicitor and is on the Central London Magistrates', Youth and Extradition Court rotas and appears daily in the Magistrates' Courts where she has garnered much praise from the bench for her skilful advocacy.
also manages an extremely busy case-load covering the full spectrum of criminal offences and extradition matters.
ability to quickly identify the issues in a case and get to grips with matters at short notice has resulted in her
regularly accepting late instructions in cases where Legal Aid has been transferred from other firms.
has a particular interest in Youth Court work and has dealt sympathetically and conscientiously with children and young adults charged with the most serious of matters.
"I found Laura Porteous
to be really supportive throughout the process, she
offered good advice, was responsive and professional at all times.
I would definitely recommend Laura".
This case was transferred from another firm one month before trial, and Laura
has since requested disclosure relating to matters the previous firm had not considered.
Laura previously trained with this firm and joined SGK as a qualified solicitor in 2010.
has rapidly gained a reputation for the high level of client care and professionalism that she
provides at every stage of representation.
She became a duty solicitor in 2011 and she is a regular advocate in the magistrates court, conducting trials, bail applications and pleas in mitigation.
notable cases include matters involving serious violence, the successful representation of a man accused of sexually grooming a 13 year old boy by posing on an internet site, and a harassment case involving a Conservative MP.