Billy Shaw

Trainee Solicitor

Billy advises businesses on a range of commercial and corporate issues and is happy to assist you with buying or selling businesses, corporate mergers and shareholder agreements


Buying / Selling a Business
Company and/or Company Purchases & Sales
Management Buy-Outs
Business Structures
Company & Commercial Business Formations
Business Agreements
Shareholder Agreements
Partnership Agreements
Joint Venture Agreements
Commercial Documents & Agreements
Terms and Conditions


Billy Shaw is a Trainee Solicitor currently in the commercial and corporate department, he advises businesses on a range of commercial and corporate issues.

Billy is happy to assist you with buying or selling businesses, corporate mergers and shareholder agreements. Billy is also delighted to assist clients with the negotiation, formalisation and drafting of commercial agreements. Billy takes pride in the service he offers to his clients. Billy takes time to understand your business, in order to provide holistic legal and commercial advice.

Billy also has a keen interest in the firm’s business development activities. Billy attends networking events on behalf of the firm and has a keen interest in building business links with other professionals within the Nottinghamshire area. Billy also sits on Rotheras staff committee, social committee and has recently established the trainee committee. Billy has boardroom and business development experience through his non-executive directorship with JADE Youth & Community, a youth charity in South Yorkshire.

Billy takes great pride in his charitable work. During his time at university, Billy was heavily involved in a broad range of pro bono work with the Nottingham Law School Legal Advice Centre. Billy mainly represented clients in the Social Security tribunal, offering free advice and representation to some of the most vulnerable in our society. In recognition of his services, Billy was shortlisted for the LawWorks and Attorney General’s Pro Bono Awards “Best Contribution by an Individual Student” and was invited to the ceremony at the House of Commons. Billy also enjoys assisting with free legal advice clinics facilitated by Rotheras including clinics in Cotgrave and Derby.

Career Highlights

  • Billy started his Training Contract with us in September 2018


“Very happy with the level of service and experience. Our solicitor Billy was absolutely amazing, very professional and good at his job. I would fully recommend your service to my friends. ”
Jack Lindley, Managing Director of the Promotional Video Company
“We contacted Rotheras on a Monday for a meeting as we needed legal documents (T&Cs) sorting before the end of the week, and they delivered. Billy Shaw was outstanding, nothing to much trouble and a really nice guy to deal with from start to finish. Great company to deal with and we will use them in the future. Thanks again Billy. ”
Mark & Sheryl

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Billy Shaw's Experience


  • Billy graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2017 with a first-class LLB degree
  • Achieved an LLM LPC at Distinction level from Nottingham Law School


Nottinghamshire Law Society Presidents Cup, Winner, 2018

Nottingham Law School, Deans Academic Excellence Scholarship, 2017

Vice Chancellor’s Award, 2017

Trent Law Prize for the best LLB results, 2017

Richard Sutcliffe Mooting Prize, 2017

Thomson Reuters Law Prize for best performing law student, 2016

Positions Held

Director at JADE Youth & Community
Trustee Brighter Futures Through Sport

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