Sonya Saul > 23ES > London, England > Lawyer Profile

1 Gray\'s Inn Square


Sonya Saul is a junior of 12 years call, who prosecutes and defends in a wide range of criminal cases, including multi-handed violence, arson, robbery, rape and serious sexual offences. She has significant experience of dealing with vulnerable witnesses and defendants.

Sonya is a Grade 3 Prosecutor for CPS London and South-East, prosecuting serious general crime. Sonya is a member of the Specialist Rape List and is regularly instructed by the RASSO Unit.

Sonya regularly prosecutes multi-handed cases as sole counsel, and has prosecuted silks instructed by the defence. She has prosecuted Special Casework trials and represented the crown in the Appeal Court and the Administrative Court, dealing with Judicial Reviews. She has prosecuted cases involving undercover operations and PII applications.

Sonya’s defence practice includes firearms, rape, Affray, Violent Disorder (as leading counsel), and historical sexual abuse.


Called 2002; Gray’s Inn.


Vice Chairman of North London Bar Mess, Committee member of the South-Eastern Circuit.


University of London Goldsmiths (BA (Hons)); City University (MA); College of Law (Dip Law); BA (Hons) Communications and Sociology; MA (Hons) Human Rights and Social Change (incorporating international human rights law); Postgraduate Diploma in Law; Bar Vocational Course.