Ms Katy Smart > Sonn Macmillan Walker > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Sonn Macmillan Walker
RENNIE HOUSE
57-60 ALDGATE HIGH STREET
LONDON
EC3N 1AL
England

Position

Assistant Solicitor

Career

Katy joined Sonn Macmillan Walker in 2016 to expand the extradition team. She brings a wealth of experience in high profile extradition. She has defended hundreds of extradition cases, specialises in politically motivated requests and has had particular success in defending human rights in relation to prison conditions in foreign jurisdictions.

Katy has considerable experience at defending European Arrest Warrants but has particular specialisation in fighting requests from Russia, Ukraine, UAE, and USA, which usually involve complex litigation, require expert evidence and witnesses from foreign jurisdictions. She prides herself on the network of experts she has created to assist in resisting extradition and the support she can give to vulnerable clients. Katy regularly acts as an advocate for her clients in extradition hearings and addition, she has experience in providing advice to those subject to Interpol red notices and mutual legal assistance requests.

She has successfully defended a large number European Arrest Warrants and extradition requests at all levels from the magistrates’ court to the Supreme Court.