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 both criminal and civil law, appearing regularly in the Asylum and Immigration Chamber of both the First and Upper-tier Tribunal, as well as Magistrates Courts, Crown Courts and Family Proceedings Courts.

Her practice includes cases involving youth justice, domestic violence, unlawful imprisonment, prisons, police and discrimination.

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)