Robin Shellard


"Absolutely the consummate gentleman barrister, he's the complete package"

- Chambers and Partners 2016


A respected practitioner with substantial experience both defending and prosecuting. He has particular expertise in serious sexual offences and multiple defendant conspiracies concerning both fraud and drugs with an ability to put a client at ease.

Robin is a Grade 4 prosecutor on the CPS General Crime panel of prosecuting counsel; the Rape and Serious Sexual Offences panel; and on the Serious Crime Group panel.

Robin has acted as leading Junior on numerous occasions.

"He's very much a jury man and is very persuasive." - Chambers & Partners 2018

"Robin is really good, a very strong practitioner who does a lot of defence work." - Chambers & Partners 2017

"Recommended for multi-defendant fraud and drugs conspiracies." - Legal 500 2017

“Absolutely the consummate gentleman barrister, he’s the complete package.” - Chambers & Partners 2016

“Robin Shellard provides a thorough and detailed service. He oozes charm and ability.” - Chambers & Partners 2016

"He specialises in sexual offence trials." - Legal 500 2016

"A very strong and charismatic advocate." - Legal 500 2015

"Recommended for his broad prosecution and defence practice." - Legal 500 2014

"Robin Shellard is notable for his ability to charm a jury and a judge." - Legal 500 2013

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Specialist Areas

  • Murder and Manslaughter
  • Business Crime & Financial Services
  • Serious Sexual Offences
  • Consumer Law
  • Professional Discipline



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