Philippa McAtasney QC enjoys a reputation as one of the most fearless and skilled advocates at the criminal Bar. A shrewd tactician, she has a wealth of experience drawn from a huge range of cases. A natural choice for murder cases, she also excels in grave sexual offences, fraud and money laundering.
In addition to general crime, Philippa has represented police officers of all ranks at the tribunal and before the criminal courts. She is rightly regarded as a highly skilled advocate Right at the pinnacle of the profession. Her addition to this panel is considered a great coup.
Notable cases include: R v Tommy Willet – Successful defence at re trial (murder); Successful at the trial of a teacher charged with sexual assault of a former pupil; At Maidstone Crown Court – a stepfather acquitted of rape and sexual assault on a girl of 14.