Called to the Bar in 1994

Gray’s Inn

Practice Area: Crime

Grade 2 Prosecutor

Shanda McAteer has practised exclusively in criminal law, defending and prosecuting, since being called to the Bar.

Shanda has defended and prosecuted serious cases in the Crown and Appellate Courts. She has particular expertise in defence of serious sexual allegations and those involving young and vulnerable witnesses.

Her prosecution work includes prosecutions brought by the Department for Work and Pensions (both benefit fraud and internal fraud) and Local Authorities as well the Crown Prosecution Service.

Reported cases

R v Koenya Tedjame-Mortty 2011

Professional Memberships

Criminal Bar Association

Inn of Call

Grays Inn


BA (Hons)(Oxon)