Masters of the Bench
Antony Shaw Esq QC
Full Title: Antony Shaw Esq QCCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 17.6.2003
Call Date: 17.7.1975
Tony Shaw currently practises at 18 Red Lion Court. He was educated at Kings School Canterbury; History Scholar, Trinity College, Oxford followed by (i) research into Human Rights in Anglophonic Africa; (ii) Legal Research Unit, Bedford College, London University, (papers on prerogative writs) in liaison with Law Commission; before being called to the Bar in 1975. Astbury Scholar 1976. Common law / administrative law pupillage followed by common law tenancy. Specialised in serious fraud (prosecution and defence) since 1989. Tony was Head of Chambers at 4 Brick Court 1988 -1999, sat on the Bar Council Remuneration Committee 1994-1997 (Vice-Chairman 1995-7, 2008-9; Chairman 2010-11) and the Assistant Recorder/Recorder 1997-2006. Tony is a contributor to various journals: contributing editor to Archbold, Criminal Pleadings and Practice (1989 to date) and contributor to and Deputy Editor of Fraud (OUP). He is a widower with 3 children and enjoying reading voraciously and history.