Sophie Walker


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Sophie was called to the Bar in 2016. She previously spent five years as a US Attorney, representing death row prisoners.  She joined legal charity Reprieve in 2009, defending British and European nationals on death row across the US, Middle East and Asia.  After re-qualifying as a solicitor, Sophie joined Scott-Moncrieff & Associates and specialised in criminal appeals law.  In 2014, she helped launch the Centre for Criminal Appeals, a charity law firm dedicated to investigating and litigating miscarriages of justice.


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

Professional Memberships

Criminal Appeals Lawyers Association


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