Robin Sellers > Chambers of George Coates > Guildford, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of George Coates
Guildford Chambers
STOKE HOUSE, LEAPALE LANE
GUILDFORD
GU1 4LY
England

Work Department

Crime; regulatory.

Position

Crime: Robin has practised as a criminal barrister for over 20 years, prosecuting and defending at all levels including rapes, murder, fraud, money laundering and fatal road traffic offences as leading and junior counsel. He specialised in multi-handed cases such as conspiracy to supply class A drugs. He is a grade 4 prosecutor for the CPS. He has been involved in a number of money laundering prosecution operations advising the CPS and HMRC as to the application of the money laundering regulations to money service businesses in the criminal context. He is adept at handling vulnerable witnesses using special measures including children and adults with learning difficulties. Regulatory: Robin has developed a multi-disciplinary regulatory practice appearing at inquests, police misconduct hearings and fitness to practice hearings before the GMC. This emanated from his expertise in representing drivers in the emergency services charged with death by dangerous driving as a result of their duties. He has regularly given lectures and seminars to the profession, solicitors and police officers arising out of this area. Robin teaches advocacy for the Inner Temple and joined City Law School as a lecturer in 2014.

Career

Called 1994; Inner Temple.

Education

University of Reading (LLB (Hons) 2(1)).