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.

Robin is a Grade 4 prosecutor on the CPS list of prosecuting counsel and on the rape panel.

Robin has acted as leading Junior on numerous occasions.

'Robin is really good, a very strong practitioner who does a lot of defence work.' (Chambers & Partners 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)

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Robin Shellard

Specialist Areas

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



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