Sophie Nandy

Called 2021

Sophie Nandy


Sophie became a tenant in January 2024 following the successful completion of her pupillage.

Sophie completed her first-six under the supervision of Beth O'Reilly, her second-six under the supervision of Monica Stevenson and her probationary tenancy under the supervision of Laura Collier.

Before beginning pupillage, Sophie worked as a paralegal at a London criminal defence firm, assisting on a wide range of cases. Alongside her BVS studies, Sophie contributed to the upcoming publication of “Human Rights in Criminal Law”, specifically regarding the relationship between Article 7 ECHR, UK criminal trials, and sentencing.
Sophie worked as a research assistant to Counsel on multiple immigration appeal cases, that had a background of criminal proceedings.
Whilst at University Sophie was Project Director of a Pro Bono Unit. This project supported the Syrian Legal Development Programme.

Qualifications and Awards

  • LLB Bachelor of Laws, University of Durham (2018)
  • LLM Master of Law, University of Cambridge (2019)
  • BVS, City, University of London (2021)
  • Lincoln’s Inn Lord Denning Scholarship (2020)
  • University of Durham - Colin and Romey Warbrick Award for Public International Law (2018)
  • Kalisher Trust Essay Prize (2023), please click here to read the essay.


  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
  • Young Fraud Lawyers Association