Michael is an experienced lawyer and senior executive who spent over 20 years in private practice at leading City firms Herbert Smith Freehills and Clifford Chance, before becoming Deputy Group General Counsel at Barclays in 2009, and then RBS/NatWest Group General Counsel in 2016, prior to retiring in February 2022.
Michael is recognised for his strong leadership and regulatory and risk management expertise and is an experienced coach and mentor.
Michael joined Gillespie Macandrew as Chair in July 2022.
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01 August 2022 | Time to read: 2 mins
Gillespie Macandrew appoints legal heavyweight Michael Shaw as chair
Leading Scottish law firm, Gillespie Macandrew, announces the appointment of former RBS/NatWest Group General Counsel, Michael Shaw, as their new...