News and Events - Sophia Dower

1st Apr 2021News

Racially aggravated assault of a blind Complainant at the “Magic Mike” show – Sophia Dower acts for client in this acquittal

Mrs Best, a professional woman of previous good character, was charged with racially aggravated assault by beating against a young, blind, Muslim complainant. The alleged offence took place at the “Magic Mike” concert at the London Hippodrome where both individuals were sat next to each-other in the front row. The Complainant alleged that during the […]

9th Feb 2021Newsletters

2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Group Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter edition of the 2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Newsletter. Tom Day Editor Alison Levitt QC, James Buchanan, Grace Forbes and Hannah Thomas look to the future of regulation for the fast fashion industry. Drawing upon their experience conducting the Boohoo Review they assess the efficacy and practical consequences of the competing […]

22nd Jan 2021News

Sophia Dower successfully appeals sentence in Court of Appeal

Sophia represented Mr C before the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) in his appeal against sentence in respect of an 8 year 8 month custodial sentence imposed by the Crown Court for offences of dwelling burglary, criminal damage, and dangerous driving. In May 2019, having been released from prison for a dwelling burglary the month […]