Team Members

Rachel Shaw

Rachel Shaw


Rachel is a corporate lawyer with experience advising on a range of corporate, commercial and employment matters. She has acted on a variety of corporate re-organisations, shareholder and joint venture agreements and she provides clients with general advice on company law issues.

Rachel also has experience advising both employers and employees on employment law issues, including drafting employment agreements for all levels of seniority, settlement agreements and dealing with post-termination disputes.

Rachel graduated with a degree in War Studies from Kings College London. She spent a year studying at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Rachel was awarded a scholarship to complete a Masters in Evidence Based Policy at the University of Oxford. Rachel completed the accelerated Legal Practice Course at BPP University in London with Distinction.

Examples of recent work

  • Advising on consultancy arrangements and the impact of IR35 legislation;
  • Advising on business sale agreements for care home transfers and related TUPE advice;
  • Advising on the corporate issues of a real estate transaction with a value of approximately £100m;
  • Advising on employment arrangements for technology start-ups;
  • Acting for corporates and family offices in relation to corporate restructuring and investment activity; and
  • Advising both employers and employees on redundancy procedure.

Asserson & Covid-19

In a very short space of time, the Corona Crisis has transformed life and business across the world.

Whilst we never anticipated a pandemic of this gravity, it has plunged many into uncertain and challenging times, which are set to continue long after the pandemic subsides.

But what next? How will we move forward successfully?

The Asserson Corona Legal Clinic
is committed to assisting individuals and businesses alike.

We are offering the opportunity to participate in a variety of different webinars and complimentary consultations on your specific needs.

For more information or to sign up, click here.