Sophie Johns

Year of call:2019
Expertise: Crime, Family
Appointments:Level 2 prosecutor for the Crown Prosecution Service
Memberships:Western Circuit, Criminal Bar Association
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Practice areas

  • General crime
  • Regulatory crime
  • Public law family
  • Private children


Prior to coming to the Bar, Sophie had a career in the NHS as an operational manager. The organisational skills and attention to detail gained have become the hallmarks of her practice. Sophie is meticulous in her preparation, which translates into assured persuasive advocacy. Sophie has a mixed practice of family and criminal law.

Sophie regularly appears in the crown court and the magistrates’ court, where she is equally comfortable prosecuting or defending. She also acts for probation and undertakes regulatory work on behalf local authorities.

Sophie is also a member of chambers’ family team and has acted for parents in both public and private law matters. Sophie is experienced in cases involving both children and allegations of domestic abuse. Sophie’s approachable manner has been praised by both lay and professional clients and has led to considerable demand for her services.

Sophie is regulated by the Bar Standards Board.

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