Rachel joined the litigation department of Rudlings Wakelam in September 2013 as a Solicitor having previously been a partner at Ward Gethin Archer in Ely since 2009.
She qualified in 1996 having completed her training in London and Norfolk.
Rachel specialises in:
- personal injury claims
- clinical negligence claims
- contractual disputes
- property and housing litigation
- debt recovery
- professional negligence claims
- representation at inquests
- claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
- claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996
Rachel has been accredited under the Law Society’s Personal Injury Accreditation Scheme since 2001 and has been successful in securing a number of six figure settlements on behalf of her clients. She is known for her personable and approachable character, and believes in giving clients straightforward and concise advice.
Rachel is a former secretary and trustee of the Ely & District Citizens Advice Bureau, and is sits on the committee of the Eastgate Ward Community Association in her hometown of Bury St Edmunds. She has recently been elected as a Trustee Board member of the Suffolk West Citizens Advice Bureau.
In her spare time, Rachel enjoys cooking, travelling and exploring the local area, and is an optimistic supporter of Norwich City Football Club.
After my son was involved in an accident, I was recommended Rachel Shaw via a friend.
Rachel made the whole process totally stress free, and I would highly recommend her professional services as a litigation solicitor.
Thank you Rachel for everything. “Mrs B Fairbrother – March 2018”
“Very pleased with Rachel’s seamless and professional handling of my matter”
Darren Baker, Jan 2015
"I would like to thank you for your efforts and for bringing the issue to a conclusion. I do appreciate all your efforts and your expertise in this matter. I have found dealing with you and your firm very easy and trouble free. I was happy with the result and have been able to move on. "MG September 2015
"Rachel is very professional and always explains everything clearly. I will definitely recommend her services to anyone who needs them” Mr C Wu, April 2016
“Thank you so much for your prompt and friendly attention to our personal injury claims. I will certainly recommend Rachel to anyone who in the future wants a reliable and professional solicitor.” Janice Harvey, July 2016
"The practice did a first class job acting for me in a claim for compensation as a result of a road traffic accident and would have no trouble in recommending them". CMcC August 2016
"Your kindness and explanations of anything (that is worrying you the client) is very self assuring and your confidence is assured by solicitors and clerical staff in a very friendly manner. This was also well explained by my Solicitor the charming 'Rachel Shaw'. Thank you all". R. Cracknell Oct 2016