Soraya’s practice includes murder, manslaughter, largescale drug conspiracies, fraud, money laundering and confiscation proceedings. She has considerable experience in serious sexual offences and the cross examination of children and vulnerable witnesses.
She is renowned for her client care and attention to detail. She is particularly skilled in handling expert witnesses.
Areas of Expertise
Soraya accepts regular instructions in the following areas:
- General Crime;
- Financial Crime;
- Sexual Offences;
Her practice also includes inquests and prison law.
R v Arshid - Murder
Murder involving body in a freezer Central Criminal Court 2018 - More information here
R v Queen and others
Prison mutiny Birmingham Crown Court 2018 - More information here
R v Dikanda and others - Murder
Murder of black male model Central Criminal Court 2018 - More information here
R v Lucy Casey and another - Murder
Murder Central Criminal Court 2018 - More information here
R v Joseph and others - Kidnap
Multi-handed conspiracy to kidnap and cause GBH Harrow Crown Court 2018
R v Brownlee and others
Leading in multi-handed conspiracy to cause GBH - St Alban’s Crown Court 201
Soraya is fluent in Italian, Spanish and French.
She is a pupil supervisor.
She was a legal advisor to the BBC during the making of Rillington Place.
‘Soraya is a fearless and tenacious advocate - she never shies away from a point that she believes is worth taking. She is a great team player too.’
Legal 500 2024 edition