Joshua Shaw is a partner in the firm's national Dispute Resolution Team and based in Christchurch. He has prosecuted over 140 criminal trials with particular expertise in prosecuting cases involving serious sexual offending and child abuse.
Joshua was the liaison partner for the High Court when he was a partner at another national firm. He administered and had oversight over all matters prosecuted in the High Court. Recent high profile cases including the double homicides in R v Tarapata and R v Malik, and murder trials such as R v Fahey, and R v Hemana with the latter involving the murder of a 6 month old child. He has prosecuted on behalf of government departments including leading a series of high profile prosecutions involving 20+ defendants arising from a joint Police, DIA and Customs investigation.
Joshua will work alongside Jared Ormsby, Jeremy Johnson and Amanda Douglas and will head the firm's criminal litigation work and will also undertake other civil litigation work at the firm including relationship property.