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    "Excellent reputation for handling serious and complex criminal matters including
    sex and drug-related offences, organised crime and fraud cases.
    Primarily acts in legal aid cases"

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      What the team is known for
      "Highly regarded for its dedicated criminal law practice and commitment to legal aid work.
      Top-level expertise across the breadth of complex criminal cases, including historic sexual abuse investigations and gang-related crime.
      Handles matters ranging from large-scale drug supply cases to firearms offences and murder charges.
      Also renowned for its experience in youth crime."
      Chambers and Partners 2017
       

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      "What the team is known for
      Highly regarded for its dedicated criminal law practice and commitment to legal aid work. 
      Top-level expertise across the breadth of complex criminal cases, including historic sexual abuse investigations
      and gang-related crime. Also renowned for its experience in youth crime"
      Chambers and Partners 2017
       

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      "It is an extraordinarily well-established outfit"

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      "Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
      "They have great strength in depth. It's a strong team able to cover a variety of styles
      based on impressive collective experience and expertise - there is truly a solicitor for every situation"
      Chambers and Partners 2017

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      Edward Preston attracts extensive praise for his handling of high-stakes criminal cases,
      offering first-class experience in gang-related and firearms charges. According to one commentator,
      "his thorough understanding of each case is combined with a full understanding of the law,
      an ability to imagine novel approaches and an unfailing will to secure the best result."
      ​Chambers and Partners 2017 

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      "Paul Harris is held out as a leading serious crime practitioner who draws particular praise for
      his "incredible commitment" to legal aid work. One source states: "He inspires great
      confidence by combining a practical, user-friendly approach with a wealth of experience,
      sound judgement, technical expertise and tactical nous."
      Chambers and Partners 2017

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      Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
      "They are a shining light in terms of the legal aid community of solicitors.
      They are all incredibly impressive and are all outstanding in their own way."
      Chambers and Partners 2017

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      "Shila Keshvari comes highly recommended for the "incredible results"
      she achieves in complex cases, as well as her "stacks of experience in all caseloads across the spectrum."
      One interviewee describes her as "one of the most client-friendly solicitors I've ever met."
      She is particularly noted for her experience of serious gang-related cases"
      Chambers and Partners 2017