Michael Shaw – Direct Access Barrister

Since the Public Access Scheme was established in 2004, members of the public have been able to go straight to a Direct Access Barrister without having to instruct a Solicitor or other intermediary.

This means you can save money and gain access to the best legal advice possible.

Michael can;

  • Prepare your case for court
  • Represent you in court at a trial, a tribunal or another type of hearing.
  • Provide written or verbal advice on your case.
  • Draft legal documents for you or for the court.
  • Draft legal letters for you to send to the court or your opponent.
  • Negotiate with opponents or other parties.


Michael is registered as a direct access barrister so you can instruct him directly in order to avoid having to pay solicitors fees.

Profile summary

Michael transferred to the Bar in 2017 having been a Director of a national law firm. Michael’s expertise lies in general civil litigation but particularly;

Fees Fixed in Advance

Once Michael has seen any evidence and/or paperwork and assessed your case, he should be able to advise you of the best course of action and quote you a fixed fee in advance for any assistance he can offer.


  • Management Degree BSc (hons) 2:1 (1987)
  • PGDip Law 2005
  • Admitted as a Solicitor (2011)
  • Solicitor-Advocate (2016)
  • Called to the Bar (Middle Temple) (2017)


  • Please call Michael on 07813337612, or
  • Mail him at shaw@clerksroom.com, or
  • Chat to him directly (if he is available) using the chat facility at the bottom right of this page.
  • Fill out the contact form below and Michael will respond as soon as he is able.


Direct Access Barrister – Get Legal Protection Today was last modified: June 23rd, 2021 by Mike