News and Events - Sophia Dower


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 […]

2nd Nov 2020Newsletters

2 Hare Court Crime Group Autumn Newsletter

Welcome to the Autumn edition of the Crime Group Newsletter.   Leon Kazakos QC Editor   Editor’s Note Welcome to the Autumn edition of the 2 Hare Court Crime Group Newsletter. In an effort to distract us all from the pandemic and a second lockdown the contributors to this edition have tried not to focus […]

31st Aug 2020News

Mark Graffius QC and Sophia Dower secure a Not Guilty verdict in historic murder trial

Mark Graffius QC and Sophia Dower secure a Not Guilty verdict in historic murder trial at Chelmsford Crown Court. This was one of the first trials to successfully take place under the new Covid-19 safety measures implemented in the Crown Court. On 26 December 1998, Grant Byrom suffered a fatal stab wound to the heart […]

7th Apr 2020News

Sports Law Group Newsletter Spring Edition

Welcome to the Spring edition of the Sports Law Group Newsletter.   Sallie Bennett-Jenkins QC Editor   A note from the editor Welcome to the Spring edition of the 2 Hare Court Sports Law Group Newsletter. We are all in uncharted and testing times and absent any engagement with live sport, Chambers have compiled articles […]