Sophie Walker

Call: 2016swa@onepumpcourt.co.uk

Specialist in

Experience

Sophie is an experienced human rights practitioner, having previously spent five years as a US Attorney representing death row prisoners, and three years as a solicitor, before being called to the Bar in 2016.

Sophie’s expertise spans criminal and civil law. She appears regularly in the criminal courts, as well The Asylum and Immigration Chamber of both the First and Upper-tier Tribunal in complex protection claims, and for vulnerable children and victims of trafficking.  She has a developing Judicial Review and civil practice including trafficking, prison and police law.

Education

Oxford University, BA in Jurisprudence
New York University School of Law, LLM

Professional Memberships

Criminal Appeals Lawyers Association
Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association

Awards

Women of the Year Achievement Award (Women of the Year Awards 2015) Margaret Pollock Scholarship (Oxford University 2006)