Ms Sophie Shotton > Chambers of Martin Rutherford QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Martin Rutherford QC
15 New Bridge Street
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Sophie undertakes all aspects of criminal work and has been instructed in a wide range of Crown Court cases including murder, conspiracy to defraud, importation and production of drugs, money laundering, aggravated burglary, offences of violence, rape, false imprisonment and witness intimidation and is regularly instructed for the defence in Courts-Martial proceedings. Sophie has prepared successful human rights arguments in a number of her cases.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Sophie Shotton15 New Bridge StreetFluent, confident and terrifically focused. Her presence, professionalism and extensive preparation for pre-trial hearings immediately impressed; very competent advocacy was demonstrated during the trial alongside a sensible, measured yet thorough approach in this case involving a disadvantaged defendant. This is an advocate who truly assists the court, recognizes when sensible accommodations can be reached, and stands out from the crowd.