Rachel Hobbasolicitor

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    Rachel Hobba

    Rachel is part of the Crown Court team at Sonn Macmillan Walker. This means that she is normally working from the office where she can give her clients the attention their cases deserve.

    Rachel has been a defence solicitor for over ten years. During that time she has obtained experience in going to the police station and court. She has very extensive experience preparing Crown Court cases.

    She joined Sonn Macmillan Walker towards the end of 2014 to work in the Crown Court department, assisting clients both on a private basis and under the legal aid scheme. Her clients receive a high level of service.

    Her case volume that includes all types of offences from theft, sexual allegations, drugs offences and fraud, representing both individual defendants and multi handed matters that involve thousands of pages of evidence.

    Rachel is known for her dedication. She makes sure all avenues are pursued in preparing a case, and always keep clients up to date every step of the way.  Rachel’s manner puts clients at ease and she makes it clear they are being listened to: she will treat you with the utmost respect. She aims to explain all aspects of your case in a simple and easy to understand way, even where the evidence is complex or difficult.

    Recent cases

    R v X (2022) – Our client was found in possession of 37kg of cocaine and charged with concern in the supply of class A drugs. The prosecution accepted his basis of plea and he received a sentence of 3 years imprisonment. Click here to read more.

    R v D (2022) – Following the instruction of multiple experts, the CPS accepted a guilty plea from our client to manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility, after killing his mother. Click here to read more, and click here for national news coverage.

    R v W (2021) – Our client was unanimously acquitted of importing class A drugs valued at £1 million into the UK. Click here to read more.

    R v J (2021) – Our client was accused of 2 counts of causing GBH with intent, following the alleged stabbing of a father and son. Our client successfully raised self-defence and was acquitted of both offences. Click here to read more.