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Edward Fail Bradshaw and Waterson once again praised in Legal 500 2024

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We are beyond thrilled to once again be recommended for our expertise, dedication and our commitment to both legal aid and private client work for 2024. 

Edward Fail, Bradshaw & Waterson's  crime practice is praised by clients for its ‘unfailing dedication‘ to clients, as well as the team’s ‘excellent representation at all levels of criminal defence.

Natalie Berman has been ranked as a Leading individual for the 2nd year in a row and regarded as ‘ diligent and meticulous, helping us explore every avenue.

There was also praise and recommendation for individuals by way of testimonials as well as the team as a whole, which is what makes us who we are:

Edward Fail is a firm that has a clear, strong reputation for high profile, complex and challenging criminal defence. They have a strong team system, in which solicitors support each other and clients can expect continuity of representation. They can be relied upon for excellent representation at all levels of criminal defence, but can be most confident with the most complex and difficult.

Kirsty Bishop is a partner and solicitor respected in the field. I have referred matters to her, knowing that she will respond immediately, offering the client reassurance. She will give the same attention to detail and commitment whether private or legal aid – and this makes Edward Fail and Kirsty Bishop different from other similar firms.

The level of contact they offered was fantastic – there was constant support and gave us confidence that the case was being handled with care.

Natalie Berman was diligent and meticulous, helping us explore every avenue.

Edward Fail, Bradshaw & Waterson are unique for their unfailing dedication to their clients. This is demonstrated by their hugely impressive speed of response, dedication to getting to the absolute detail of their cases, big and small, combined with an incredible knowledge of law, practice and procedure.’

Edward Fail have always been the firm that sets the example. They are always committed, always on top of their work, and always better than their competition. Briefs are prepared properly, thoroughly and skilfully. It is always much easier when they are the instructing solicitors.’

Edward Preston is the stand-out defence solicitor in London and has been for many years. His commitment to the highest standard of service remains undimmed. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of the law, allied with a preternatural sense of strategy.

‘The firm is well known in London with extensive working relationship with other legal personnel and law enforcement bodies.’

To instruct our highly regarded team, please contact us on 0207 790 4032 or email

Edward Fail Bradshaw and Waterson once again praised in Legal 500 2024

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