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Shula de Jersey

“bright, tenacious and determined”

The Legal 500

Shula is a partner specialising in business crime and regulation.

Shula has particular expertise in representing individuals in cases involving allegations of complex and serious fraud, money laundering, bribery and corruption. She has acted in numerous high profile matters.

Shula also has experience in health and safety investigations and Coroner’s inquests having represented both individuals and corporates in relation to work place accidents and deaths.

Shula has represented professionals including solicitors and doctors in disciplinary matters before regulatory bodies and has previously acted for the Financial Reporting Council in Tribunal proceedings against accountancy firms.

Shula undertook her legal studies at the University of Westminster. Prior to joining BCL, she spent over 15 years at a leading criminal defence firm.


  • Consultant Editor Lloyds Law Reports: Financial Crime


  • Police Station Accreditation

Professional Memberships:

  • The Law Society
  • Founding Committee Member Fraud Lawyers Association
  • European Criminal Bar Association

What the directories have said:

“Shula is really involved in women in criminal law. She is somebody who manages to have a fantastic practice and develops the profession.

Chambers UK, 2023

“She does cross-border investigations and financial crime. She is a very dedicated and intelligent lawyer, who is very well organised and knows how to handle big, complicated cases.

Chambers UK, 2023

“Shula is a stand-out lawyer who is excellent, practical and straight-speaking. Her ability to get straight to heart of any complex issue is a huge asset to any client facing a large-scale investigation.

Chambers UK, 2023

“Shula is great; she has a really sharp mind. I can totally rely on her to give the right answer and the strategically right answer.”

Chambers UK, 2023

“Shula de Jersey is an excellent lawyer.”

Chambers UK, 2023

She is a very dedicated and intelligent lawyer.”

Chambers UK, 2023

Shula de Jersey is a practical, straight-speaking lawyer and her ability to get straight to the heart of any complex issue is a huge asset to any client facing a large-scale investigation.”

Chambers UK, 2023

“…extremely good.”

Chambers HNW, 2022

“She is incredible, and phenomenal with clients.”

Chambers UK, 2022

“super hard-working and intelligent”

Chambers UK, 2022

“great with clients and very knowledgeable – a safe pair of hands.”

Chambers UK, 2022

“Shula is a leader, she puts the right team together for the case, ensures everyone is working in the right direction and gets the best of the team. The result is, under her leadership and control the right decisions are made.”

The Legal 500, 2021

“She is a very good people person; clients love her. Shula is very intelligent and experienced. She runs the Fraud Lawyers Association, so she knows everybody, and she is very dedicated.”

Chambers UK, 2022

“… she’s the rare commodity of a really well-schooled, thoroughly knowledgeable, knows-her-instincts criminal solicitor.”

Chambers Insights, 2020

“… she’s a great strategist and has a great way with clients,”

Chambers UK, 2019

“… brings real class to the firm”

The Legal 500, 2019