Derek Shores

Clerk, Senior Associate

Derek Shores is a Senior Associate Litigation Executive in the Civil Litigation department, based in the King’s Lynn office. Derek specialises in consumer rights, contractual disputes and credit control and he is particularly focused on helping businesses and individuals with debt claims and recovering outstanding monies owed.

Derek’s typical clients come from all walks of life, ranging from business owners to members of the public. particularly enjoys problem solving and forensic analysis of the issues relating to the case at hand. Derek’s clients can expect someone with real world experience, gained over 40 plus years in the legal profession, helping them with their matter. Derek provides straightforward and reliable advice and will always seek to get the best outcome for his clients.

Derek joined Dawbarns, one of the predecessor firms of Fraser Dawbarns, straight after leaving school and despite having ambitions to join the RAF at the time, he has remained with the firms ever since.

Outside of work, Derek enjoys walks in the countryside near his home, Military Scale Modelling and listening to loud rock music.


“Shores has more than 40 years’ experience at the firm and has ‘encyclopaedic knowledge and a legendary reputation for chasing money’.” Legal 500 2019 Debt Recovery

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