Kirsty Bishop

Kirsty Bishop


Kirsty is a partner at Edward Fail, Bradshaw & Waterson. Kirsty is Head of our Fraud & White Collar Crime Department and has experience representing clients charged with a wide range of fraud offences. Kirsty also has expertise dealing with serious offences including murder, organised crime, serious drugs offences and robbery.

Kirsty joined Edward Fail, Bradshaw and Waterson in 1999. She has remained here ever since and became a partner in 2007.

Kirsty is an expert in representing people accused of financial crime, in particular allegations under the Fraud Act 2006 and Bribery Act 2010. Her meticulous case preparation coupled with her client care and tenacity, ensures that her clients are fully supported during the legal process whilst also receiving the highest level of representation. Her calm and friendly manner immediately puts clients at ease and her astute and tactical approach to a case means that she achieves the best possible result for each client she represents.

Alongside her financial crime practice, Kirsty has extensive experience representing clients charged with a wide range of criminal offences of a high profile and complex nature, often involving multiple defendants. Her experience has a particular focus on serious violent offences and drugs matters. Kirsty is adept at representing clients from the police station through to the trial process ensuring that they are supported throughout the criminal process.

Kirsty has a large and loyal client base and is often referred work through recommendations which is testament to the excellent results that she achieves and the high level of client care that she provides. 

Recent Cases:

    • R-v-S (2021) – represented a solicitor accused of a substantial theft allegation
    • R-v-J & J (2021) – represented two clients accused of drugs offences and human trafficking 
    • R-v-R (2020) – represented a client accused of murder


      • London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association
      • Solicitors Association of Higher Courts Advocates
      • Female Fraud Forum
      • Fraud Lawyers Association

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