ABOUT Makwana Solicitors

We were founded in 2003 and are consulted by Clients locally and nationally. We have become the law firm of choice for many people including lawyers, doctors and other professionals. We have acted in some of the most publicised cases and have been able to deal with cases sensitively and robustly.

Every case is handled resourcefully, proactively and passionately. To us, each client is unique and should receive a personalised and premium service.

We are a specialist accredited Criminal Law Firm and hold the prestigious Lexcel accreditation for practice management awarded by the Law Society. We offer Criminal Legal Aid where eligible.

We are members of Resolution and routinely act in Divorce, Children Act and Financial Proceedings often involving complicated issues or finances.

Shella Makwana
Principal Solicitor

Shella Makwana

Shella Makwana qualified in 1999, established the Firm in 2003 and since then has acted for thousands of clients. She has acted for Defendants involved in high profile clients including the Oxford Sex Grooming case. She has substantial experience in advising and representing clients who are under investigation by the police, HMRC, Department for Work and Pensions and various other Regulatory bodies

Her work ethic means that she is able to instil confidence in a client and takes her responsibility seriously often going beyond the call of duty. She is known for being meticulous and able to prepare cases within short time scales often on complex cases. She is straight talking, personable and able to put clients at ease

Shella’s greatest achievement has been to take away the illusion that larger Firms are better. By keeping the Firm on a smaller scale she has been successful in managing large, complicated, highly publicised cases, whilst maintaining the personal touch. Clients are not just a case they are a person. She has represented thousands of clients who regularly refer her to others due to her going the extra mile and providing a personalised service.

Personal Interests

Spending time with family and friends and trying new experiences. She is a trouble shooter who is always willing to lend an ear to others. Shella is keen on personal development as she is always eager to learn new approaches and attitudes to help connect with her clients, to help them go through tough times

Tulshi Shah
Senior Solicitor

Tulshi Shah

Tulshi Shah joined the Firm in July 2011 as a paralegal and qualified as a solicitor in July 2014.  Tulshi Shah is known for her diligence and professional approach providing clients with well thought out solutions. She is dedicated and goes above and beyond what is required. Her friendly approach together with drive means that clients repeatedly instruct her. She is experienced in family law and litigation often undertaking complex cases with international elements.

Tulshi’s interest in law began through her love of reading as a child which instilled a curiosity in her. She began her career at Makwana Solicitors as work experience but it soon became apparent that she had a star quality making her a key person in the team.

Tulshi is qualified in many areas and routinely advises clients in criminal defense, family law and litigation. She is also a keen advocate. Her greatest achievement would be successfully overcoming challenges within cases which seem impossible.

Personal interests

Tulshi loves to travel and experience new cultures. She is a keen runner and has participated in many charity runs and walks over the years. She loves to read and often gets lost in the pages of her book.

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