Katy Smartsolicitor

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Katy Smart

I hold a degree in Law from the University of Leeds. I originally qualified as a barrister and I cross-qualified to become a solicitor. I now specialise in extradition law. I have had successes from the Magistrates' Court to the High Court and the Supreme Court. I am rated in both Chambers and the Legal 500.

Extradition Specialist

I joined Sonn Macmillan Walker in 2016 to expand the extradition team. I have defended hundreds of extradition cases and I specialise in politically motivated requests. I also advise individuals who wish to make representations to INTERPOL. I have considerable experience in defending European Arrest Warrants and I have particular expertise in fighting requests from Russia, Ukraine, UAE, and USA, which usually involve complex litigation, require expert evidence and witnesses from foreign jurisdictions. I pride myself on the network of experts I have created to assist in resisting extradition. I regularly act as advocate for my clients in extradition hearings.

‘resilient, committed to her clients and a good strategist’.

‘she is exceptional and she works tirelessly.’ Chambers 2016

Established track record

I have a wealth of experience in high profile extradition and an established track record of successfully fighting extradition requests.

I am a member of the LSCCA Extradition Sub-Committee and the Extradition Lawyers Association.

Call me now on 020 7481 9157

If you’re subject to an extradition request, talk to me as soon as you can. Call 020 7481 9157 and I’ll get started.